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NURSE PRACTITIONER - Cardiology in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    9888 Genesee Avenue
    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
In 2018, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. With 444 licensed beds and a Level II Trauma Center we are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.
Join a winning team supporting the Cardiology Department as a Nurse Practitioner at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.  Working together, you’ll bring your clinical expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy providing world class customer service. This position is perfect for an independent, highly motivated Nurse Practitioner who wants to take the position to the next level.  It would be a good fit for someone currently working part time and looking for an additional challenge that could possibly grow into a Full time position.
The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with other healthcare professionals to ensure that evidence-based practice is implemented and understood by the Patient Services staff. Serves as a link integrating relevant research, best practice and clinical delivery processes. Serves the cardiovascular program by seeing patients and writing orders in the ICU, in the Cardiac Care Center, and on the Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit. Fits into the cardiology call schedule, as appropriate, to help support 24/7 coverage. Serves the hospital as an advanced practice nurse for the cardiovascular nursing staff.
This is a Casual (Per Diem), Day position with frequent weekend shifts and located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Five years recent acute care experience in cardiology or ICU with demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Ability to manage cardiovascular patients.
  • Ability to speak, read, and follow instructions in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Current California RN License.
  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.
  • Nurse Practitioner credential in area of clinical specialization.
  • Maintain medical staff credentialing as an Allied Health Professional.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Minimum of one year in the advanced practice role preferable in cardiology.
  • Relevant certification preferred. 
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Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.