NP or PA, Pediatric Cardiac ICU

Full Time
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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant � Pediatric Cardiac ICU

Miller Children�s and Women�s Hospital / Long Beach Medical Center

Full-time, Part-time, or Per Diem

Position Summary

MemorialCare Medical Group is looking for experienced Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) for our new, dedicated Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) at Miller Children�s & Women�s Hospital of Long Beach (MCWHLB). The new state of the art 8-bed CTICU and an additional 6-bed stepdown unit are part of our Heart Institute�s rapid growth to serve the needs of the southern California community. This is an exciting opportunity to work under the leadership of Constantinos Chrysostomou, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at MCWHLB. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of highly trained pediatric intensivists, neonatologists, cardiologists, dedicated CTICU nurses and other specialists caring for children with congenital heart disease.

Successful candidates should have (or be eligible for) an unrestricted California medical license. As part of Memorial Care Medical Group, you will be given the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change.  We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of this community. Robust compensation and benefits package are provided.

MemorialCare Miller Children�s & Women�s Hospital Long Beach is a private, not for profit children�s hospital first opened in 1970. It is a 324 bed children�s hospital that treats more than 8,000 children each year and has become a regional pediatric destination for more than 84,000 children. It has an active perinatal and maternal fetal medicine service with over 7000 deliveries annually to the adjacent birth center and one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care units (NICU) in the area with over 90 beds. The hospital serves as the major referral center for the over 500,000 people of Long Beach but reaches an additional 2 million people in the immediate vicinity.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

Two or more years� post-training experience caring for pediatric cardiac ICU patients is required. You will also serve as a patient advocate, acting as liaison between patients and physicians.

  • Must have completed an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program with a specialty in Pediatrics, Acute Care preferred
  • Specialty board certification or equivalent in specialty area preferred
  • Must have or be eligible for a California medical license
  • DEA required
  • BLS and PALS required
Financial& Benefits
  • Base salary
  • Eligible for annual bonus
  • Full and comprehensive benefits for provider and family
  • Benefits to include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, malpractice insurance and tail coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) hours accrued each pay period

About Long Beach and Southern California

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the sixth largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The city has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row.

With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment and far ranging cultural pursuits, the city is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. Long Beach has easy access to all the amenities and attractions of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties, including professional sporting events, music festivals, gourmet dining, film and television studios, Disneyland, and snow skiing in the local mountains.

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