Subspecialty: Cardiovascular ICU

Posted: 4/5/2018

Company: CHOC Children's Specialist

Location: Orange, CA

Description: CVICU NP
Why CHOC Children’s Specialists? Come join an organization that is defining the future of pediatric medicine in clinical care, research and education. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner for our Critical Care Division to function within the Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU). With demonstrated nursing expertise in pediatric cardiovascular intensive care, the Nurse Practitioner will function in an advanced practitioner role as a clinical expert in the management of pediatric cardiac intensive care patients within a family-centered care environment.

Under the direction of the attending CVICU attending and practicing within developed Standardized Procedures and Process Protocols, the Nurse Practitioner will evaluate, diagnose and treat cardiac medical patients as well as pre- and post-operative/catheterization cardiac patients. Central to the role, the Nurse Practitioner will assist in developing and implementing plans of care for all patients in the CVICU. The Nurse Practitioner functions in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary cardiac team, while also providing consultation and education to patients and their families.

The successful candidate will be a CA licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner with at least one year of experience in direct pediatric cardiovascular intensive patient care. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills. At least one year of clinical pediatric Nurse Practitioner experience is required.

CHOC Children’s Specialists, a private pediatric subspecialty group, is composed of more than 250 physicians and 20 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at CHOC Children’s, a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, California. Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018) and a 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital, CHOC Children’s is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients.

Orange County, California is famous for its warm climate, with average temperatures of over 70 degrees throughout the entire year. Orange County boasts unbeatable entertainment, shopping and attractions, with beautiful beaches, mountains and the desert all within short driving distance.

Position type: Full-time

• 2 years of pediatric nursing experience.
• 1+ years of direct pediatric cardiovascular intensive patient care experience.
• 1+ years of clinical experience as a pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
• Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited school.
• Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
• Nurse Practitioner (NP); DEA Registration; Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP); Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) issued by AACN; PNCB Certification.
• Must maintain credentialing and privileging as per CHOC HR Policy #107.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage in effective conflict resolution.
• Ability to work collaboratively through consultation with a multidisciplinary team.
• Critical analysis and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to interpret laboratory and radiographic data.
• Ability to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
• Registered Nurse-California, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package including competitive compensation, CME allowance, comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans and a 401k Retirement Plan with an employer contribution independent of a salary deduction.

How to Apply: For immediate consideration please send your resume to Human Resources,

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