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#11703 - Locums Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Cardiovascular Critical Care (Orange, California)

Pediatric CVICU Nurse Practitioner for Orange, CA

(may consider PA, NP strongly preferred)

Dates: ASAP - ongoing

Schedule: Thirteen (13) shifts per month, each lasting approximately 12 hours, which will include three (3) night shifts and two to three (2-3) weekend day shifts.

Shared holiday coverage with NP providers. Daytime shifts generally start at 06:45 on weekdays. Night shifts generally start at 19:00.

Support staff: Intensivists, Cardiologists, CV Surgeons, RNs (1:1 and 1:2 ratios) plus other support staff Practice Description: The CVICU Nurse Practitioner (NP) 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 Standardized Procedure SP101 (“Process Protocol for Nurse Practitioners”), the CVICU NP will evaluate, diagnose, treat, develop and implement the plan of care for cardiac medical patients and cardiac pre- and post-operative/procedure patients. The CVICU NP will function in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary cardiac team. She/he will provide consultation and education to patients, families and members of the multidisciplinary team.

EMR: Cerner

Licensure/Certifications Required: CA Nurse Practitioner license, CA Registered Nurse license; DEA license; NRP; BLS; ACLS; PALS

Licensure/Certifications Preferred: Certified Pediatric NP

Minimum Experience Required 4 years pediatric nursing experience

Experience Preferred 1+ years clinical experience as a pediatric Nurse Practitioner; 1+ years clinical experience with cardiac patient population

Education Required: Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited school; Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Education Preferred: Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Doctorate in Nursing.

Procedures: Remove chest tubes, ECMO

Patient Volume: Average daily census of 8

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Let us source client sites, manage your travel, and facilitate compliance with licensures and prescriptive authority while you focus on providing top notch care to your patients.

LeaderStat Locums Benefits

  • Competitive Weekly Pay
  • W2 Employee Status for APP's (MD's 1099)
  • Weekly Pay & Direct Deposit
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Educational Programs
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Worker’s Compensation Coverage
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Dedicated Support Team
  • Free Housing & Travel Coordination


For more information on this or similar positions, please contact

Nikki Nickels

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