Advanced Practice Provider – Emergency Department – Full Time 12 Hour Variable Shifts – (Glendale, California, United States)

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) has a specialized skill and knowledge related to the setting in which they practice and perform physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, and provides direct patient care services, according to established evidence-based clinical practice standards. The NP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting, and provides leadership to the organization and advance practice profession. Duties may include but not limited to obtaining patient health histories and complete physical examinations, documenting findings noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings, ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, and performing procedures as needed within specialty area. The NP also helps facilitate safe and efficient operational flow of the patient through their continuum of care. The NP will function as a part of inter-professional teams by communicating, planning, and implementing care directly with other healthcare professionals, including but not limited to physicians, pharmacists, office support staff, and other advance practice providers (APPs).

Essential Functions:

-Dependent upon area of practice or department assignments, demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in the care of the newborn, infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient ranging up to 100+ years of age.

-Performs other related services under the supervision of a licensed physician, as permitted by standardized protocols and within the scope of their licensure.

-Performs other job-related duties as required.

Minimum Education:
Master’s degree Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing (MSN).

Minimum Experience:
5 years Clinical nursing experience.
Other certifications and experience as required per specialty area

Minimum Skills:
Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.
Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties.

Required Certifications:
Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
Nurse Practitioner – NP (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
Nurse Practitioner Furnisher (CA DCA) Current license to furnish medications in the State of California.
DEA Certificate Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice for Schedule II-V controlled substances.
NP Board Certified Possession of National Board Certification in Nurse Practitioner area of specialty accredited by Accreditation Board of Specialty Nursing (ABSNC) or National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
◦ If work in Hospital/Acute Care Setting must have Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) upon hire.
▪ (*Grandfathered from Acute Care Certification requirement if hired/transferred prior to 12/2015.)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

Preferred Experience:
3 years Experience as NP in specialty area preferred

As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experience nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,240 – $194,920. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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