Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Why CHOC Children’s Specialists? Come join an organization that is defining the future of pediatric medicine in clinical care, research and education. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner for our Critical Care Division to function within the Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU). With demonstrated nursing expertise in pediatric cardiovascular intensive care, the Nurse Practitioner 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 developed Standardized Procedures and Process Protocols, the Nurse Practitioner will evaluate, diagnose and treat cardiac medical patients as well as pre- and post-operative/catheterization cardiac patients. Central to the role, the Nurse Practitioner will assist in developing and implementing plans of care for all patients in the CVICU. The Nurse Practitioner functions in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary cardiac team, while also providing consultation and education to patients and their families.
The successful candidate will be a CA licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner with at least one year of experience in direct pediatric cardiovascular intensive patient care. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills. At least one year of clinical pediatric Nurse Practitioner experience is required.
CHOC Children’s Specialists, a private pediatric subspecialty group, is composed of more than 250 physicians and 20 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at CHOC Children’s, a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, California. Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018) and a 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital, CHOC Children’s is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients.
Orange County, California is famous for its warm climate, with average temperatures of over 70 degrees throughout the entire year. Orange County boasts unbeatable entertainment, shopping and attractions, with beautiful beaches, mountains and the desert all within short driving distance.
We offer an excellent benefits package including competitive compensation, CME allowance, comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans and a 401k Retirement Plan with an employer contribution independent of a salary deduction.
Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015) and a 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital for the highest quality of care, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, education and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional health care network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, many primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four clinical centers of excellence - the CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence. Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Beacon Award for Pedia...tric Critical Care Excellence.Already the regional leader in pediatric care, CHOC has built one of the most advanced and safest children’s hospitals in the world, with the 2013 opening of the Bill Holmes Tower. Within this innovative and healing space, doctors and clinicians employ cutting-edge science and technology to improve care and outcomes for children, making their futures brighter than ever.Orange County, Calif., is famous for its warm climate, with average temperatures of 70 degrees and higher throughout most of the year. Orange County boasts unbeatable entertainment, shopping and attractions, and with the beach, mountains and desert all within short driving distances, there is something for everyone.