Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Job Number:
Posted Date:
Nurse Practitioner
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Locum Leaders
Pay Rate:
$73.00 - $85.00

Job Description & Requirements

Start Date:
Regular 12
Job Type:
Locum Tenens

 Our Client is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. It is also ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties in the U.S. News & World Report rankings and named to the magazine’s “Honor Roll” of children’s hospitals. 

We are seeking a Licensed Registered Nurse Practitioner- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to cover in 2020.

Job Details:
  • Provides nursing and medical services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases.
  •  Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost-efficient manner.
  •  Works autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage clients’ health care problems. Serves as health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant and patient advocate. 
  • Demonstrates commitment to a patient and family-focused model of care. The employee will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. 
  • Two-Three years of pediatric experience preferred. One year of specialty area experience preferred. Masters of Science degree in Nursing from an N.L.N. accredited graduate school of nursing required. 
  • License, Registration or Certification Required: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for “hold out as a Nurse Practitioner” as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code.
  •  Current California Registered Nurse License and current certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Current American Heart Association PALS card and AHA   CPR card. National certification as appropriate - preferred.
  •  Eligible for Furnishing License 
Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.

Job Benefits

In addition to the industry’s most comprehensive benefits package that includes medical licensing assistance, the arrangement of professional liability insurance, and housing and travel booking assistance, Locum Leaders is proud to offer our providers a reduction in the wait time to be presented at facilities where you were previously presented or worked from 24 months to 6 months.

About The Company

Locum Leaders, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation’s leader in temporary and part-time locum tenens jobs. We provide temporary and part-time locum tenens jobs nationwide for physicians of all specialties, as well as physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). As a company of AMN Healthcare, we’re able to offer more competitive opportunities and benefits for job seekers than any other locum tenens company. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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