Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Durango Health Center - Las Vegas - Full Time 8 H
Las Vegas, NV 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Durango Health Center - Las Vegas - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union) Keck Medicine of USC Hospital Las Vegas, Nevada

Under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures, incumbent performs physical examinations and treats common episodic and chronic health care problems in the clinic, counsels patients and families, monitors patient progress, assists with medical research projects. The Nurse Practitioner takes a leading role in activities such as managing the clinical aspects of clinic, patient rounding and care, nursing performance improvement, job performance/competency evaluations, staffing, scheduling and working with the directors, employees, and preceptors in the orientation and training of new employees. Executes leadership in the following areas: Direct/Indirect Patient Care, Support of Systems, Research, Education, and Professional Leadership. Works in collaboration with other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate, but retains responsibility for ongoing clinical management of the patient. Must work with any and every physician in the Clinic. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: *Graduated from a Masters of Nursing Program as a Nurse Practitioner required. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: *Five years clinical nursing experience. *Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. *Strong critical and strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills. *Organization/time management skills. *Excellent communication skills. Required License/Certification: Required: *Valid Nevada State Board of Nursing License as a Registered Nurse (RN) *Valid Nevada State Board of Nursing License as Nurse Practitioner (NP) with certification as an Advanced Practitioner of Nursing *National Board Certification in Nurse Practitioner area of specialty: Must have one of the following NP specialized certifications: Acute Care (ACNP), Adult Medicine (ANP), Family Medicine (FNP) or Gerontology (AGNP) for primary and secondary care. *BLS Certification - Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. *Unrestricted DEA Certificate with a Nevada address *Valid Nevada Board of Pharmacy certificate *If less than 2 years or 2,000 hours of clinical experience, Schedule II controlled substances may not be prescribed without a protocol approved by a collaborating physician *USC Credentialing - Must obtain USC Credentialing from governing board within 6 months of hire (Will Precept with Physicians, PAs and/or fully credential NPs for up to six months)

REQ20119263 Posted Date: 06/26/2022
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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