Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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The RN Nurse Practitioner (NP-S) practices as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team using standardized procedures to independently examine, diagnose and treat patients in collaboration with supervising physician(s) in the Trauma Service department at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center/Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. This position is responsible for assisting with the overall care of the Trauma patient from resuscitation through discharge, in collaboration with the Trauma Surgeon. The NP evaluates trauma patients across the continuum of care, in addition to performing and assisting with pre-approved procedures.
Minimum Requirements: * The NP-S has shift responsibility and works as scheduled by the nurse manager/director. May require rotation between shifts. Is usually staffed 7 days/week. Hand off report is frequently required between shifts. * 3+ years of experience as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit environment. NP with a minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care setting, preferably with trauma and or surgical patients. * Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California. * Current license to practice as a NP in the State of California. * Current furnishing license to furnish medications in the State of California. * An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) License issued by the United States DEA for Schedule III-V controlled substances. If NP will be prescribing Schedule II medications the NP must also have the DEA license for Schedule II controlled substances. * Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications are required. * Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is preferred. * Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is preferred. Procedural experience is preferred. * Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC). * Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (ACNP-BC) is required.