Cedars-Sinai Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Surgery ICU in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: 27693
Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Surgery ICU
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0879008 - Cardiac Intensivists ICU
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Medical/Surgical
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 12hr
Hours: 6am - 6:30pm
Days: Departmental Schedule
Shift Type: Day
Weekends: As Needed

Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

Under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensivists and within the Nurse Practitioner's competence, the Nurse Practitioner provides medical services to adult cardiac surgical patients. The Nurse Practitioner will care for the patients in the cardiac surgery ICU ranging from CABG and valve replacement/repairs to implantable VADs, Heart and Lung transplants, ECMO, aortic dissections, and aneurysm repairs. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner will perform bedside procedures within the scope of service, will write progress notes, participate in daily rounds, write orders, dictate discharge notes, and participate in hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members, and ensure continuity of care.

Educational Requirements:

Master of Nursing Degree required

Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License

National Certification by respective accredited professional nursing organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Current NP Furnishing License / DEA

Current BLS/ACLS certification

New Nurse Practitioner graduates who are eligible for national certification will be allowed a period of one year from the date of their training program graduation to obtain national certification.


Minimum of 2 (two) years acute hospital experience

Minimum of 2 (two) years experience with managing cardiothoracic surgery patients or cardiac patients is preferred

ICU experience preferred

working knowledge of managing device patients preferred

Working experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred

Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.

Physical Demands:

Perceptive acuity and physical ability to perform all direct and indirect patient care functions including walking, sitting, standing, bending and light lifting required.

EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Keywords: Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice, Acute Care, Hospital, Cardiac, Cardio, Intensive Care Unit, ICU, Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, California

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities

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Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.