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Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner
Posted:
30-Jun-2014

Category:
Nursing (includes Nursing Mgmt)

Facility:
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Department:
Clinical Education

Status:
Full-Time

Hours:
Days

Description

The Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner - provides leadership and direction for the program throughout the medical center and designs protocols, updates, and revises program components as needed. Under the direction of the Director of Medical Surgical Services, and through a collaborative agreement with the Orthopedic Center of Excellence Physician Champion, the Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner coordinates and oversees the care of orthopedic inpatients and outpatients utilizing standardized protocols.



Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Nursing and current licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner required
  • National Certification in an NP specialty (or within 1 year of hire)
  • Furnishing number and DEA number (or within 1 year of hire)
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • Minimum of 2 years acute care adult medical-surgical experience
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in physical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment


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