Oct 20, 2020

Nurse Practitioner II - Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description


Join a very busy, expanding Pediatric Cardiothoracic Service as a Nurse Practitioner! You will have an impact on pediatric/neonatal cardiac surgery patients and families lives every day.

This position reports to Nursing Manager of PICU, Dept. of Nursing. Consultation and supervision is provided to the PCTU NP by the PCTU Medical director and/or attending physician during the patient care management component of the role. The NP directs the health care management of the cardiac patients and provides emergency care. Also functions independently with other health care team members and departments to provide optimum care to his/her patients. The NP shall provide supervision of training nurse practitioners, students, consults with other health team members caring for PCTU service patients at their request and shall participate in research. Advises family, initiates referrals based on family needs. Provides formal and informal in-service education for staff and conducts clinic patient assessments and manages visit along with providing proper documentation. The NP conducts QA review of selected aspects of the PICU service.

NPIII is designated as an expert resource within the specialization or clinical experience.


Successful completion of a Master's Degree in nurse practitioner program with a specialty in Pediatrics, Acute Care preferred. 
CA RN and NP license required.
National Certification in Nurse Practitioner Specialty required. 
BLS and PALS required.
Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU experience as an RN or NP required
Ability to utilize excel, word and other software programs
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with administrative, clinical and academic personnel
Skill in working independently and following through with minimum directions

NP I less than 6 months of NP experience
NP II 6months or greater of  NP experience preferred

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.