The position of Nurse Practitioner II in the Department of Surgery, requires a highly competent, independent yet team-oriented individual who will be immersed in management and coordination of all patient care in the Trauma ICU (TICU), Surgical ICU (SICU), and/or Burn ICU (BICU). Under the supervision of the Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Nurse Practitioner Supervisor in the Division of Trauma and guided by the applicable policies and procedures, the Nurse Practitioner will participate in the comprehensive care of patients in the ambulatory or inpatient settings and provide multi-disciplinary care coordination, treatment, education, monitoring, and communication with patients and referring physicians. A Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide advanced nursing care in their area of specialization. The provider will work primarily in one of the ICU Units. The Department is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Shift duration is variable as required clinically to deliver appropriate patient care.
Current, active, unrestricted California Registered Nurse license.
Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
Graduate of an accredited Master's Degree Program as Nurse Practitioner
Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population. HIPPA and other training completion as required by Medical Center Annual TB screening and any applicable test to meet JCAHO requirements
Current, active, unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license.
Current, active, unrestricted Furnishing license and DEA registration.
Active National Provider Identifier (NPI). NP National Board Certification (Beginning February 2018): Adult Gerontology Acute Care AGACNP-BC or ACNPC-AG
Current BLS certification.
Current ACLS Certification.
Current ATLS Certification.
Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the program and UCI Health System.
Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with physicians, nurses, other paramedical personnel, administrators, emergency and law enforcement officers.
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job.
Skill to clearly communicate medical information to a broad variety of people, both in person and over the telephone.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload.
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties.
Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures.
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
Surgical services include scrubbing, draping, retracting, exposing, clamping, ligating and suturing, placement of central line and arterial line
Knowledge of Windows and MS Office software applications (Excel, Word, Quest, Access, Power point and Outlook).
Experience in Trauma/Critical Care/Burn nursing.
Bilingual in Spanish and/or Vietnamese
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy .
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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