Job: (NP) Nurse Practitioner - Critical Care - Per diem - Not Benefits Eligible

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Job Description

(NP) Nurse Practitioner - Critical Care

Department: Critical Care Unit
Facility: Main Campus - Kearny Mesa
Schedule: Per diem - Not Benefits Eligible
Shift: Days
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Req Number: 40563

The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive physical assessment, acute resuscitation, on-going multidisciplinary medical management, transitional care to sub-acute areas, critical care consultations and evaluations, psychosocial support, and health education to children and their families in the critical care arena. The Nurse Practitioner also functions as a clinical leader, educator, researcher and consultant who works in collaboration with physicians of numerous subspecialties. The Nurse Practitioner supports the philosophies of the department of nursing, as well as the medical staff.


Master's Degree in Nursing

Graduated from an accredited Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program (PNP/FNP programs may be considered)

Current California Nurse Practitioner license

Current California Registered Nurse license

Current CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

Current PALS certification

DEA license for positions that require the writing of scheduled medications (within one year of employment)

Medicare Billing number (NPI- National Provider Identifier) Must obtain within 6 months of employment

National NP certification or eligible and obtained within 6 months of employment

Completion of a mandatory RCHSD critical care NP orientation

A minimum of 5 years of PICU RN experience within the last 7 years

Skills / Requirements


Three years of experience

Acute Care PNP Certification

Seven years of experience in clinical nursing with emphasis in pediatric critical care

Nurse Practitioner Furnishing, State of CA, Controlled Substance II Privileges

Experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Critical Care

Formal education and/or lecturing skills