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Supervisor, Nurse Practitioner - Critical Care - Full Time 12 Hour Rotating Shifts (Exempt) (Non-Union) | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

The Supervisor , Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner, works under the direction of the Department's Administrative and Medical Directors to provide both clinical NP services as well as leadership and managerial services to the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Supervisor will facilitate safe and efficient operational flow of the cardiovascular patient population at Keck Medical Center. The Supervisor is responsible for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, education, leadership, and patient care management. This position will function as a part of inter-professional teams by communicating, planning, and implementing care directly with other healthcare professionals, including but not limited to physicians, pharmacists, office support staff, and clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners. The Supervisor administrative duties include but are not limited to supervising NP's, PA's, RN's, or MA's as assigned. Depending on location, may be supervising union employees. They will be responsible for annual reviews and employee counseling. They will report to both the division medical directors, nursing administration, and division director. Essential Duties: Management: Utilizes professional, respectful, effective communication to delegate and direct activities and assignments Supervises, hires, educates, disciplines and evaluates the performance of Nurse Practitioner staff. Ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely manner. Interviews Nurse Practitioner candidates and orients new employees. Schedules, assigns daily duties, and assesses the general performance of the Nurse Practitioners in the department. Partners with management in making daily staffing assignments in accordance with budgeted hours per patient day and provides rationale for any staffing variances. Completes an initial assessment at the beginning of the day. Oversees the staffing and operational needs of the unit and organization Oversees the education and orientation of Nurse Practitioners and keeps abreast of current trends, quality issues and departmental affairs. Acts as a clinical resource and support . Models compassion, understanding, problem solving and conflict resolution skills amongst the staff to assist patients and families having difficulty coping with their illness and/or hospitalization and maintains good public relations Effectively collaborates with other disciplines and providers to meet the needs of patients and fellow staff members Keeps informed of clinical / service / organizational updates / changes Manages time effectively and able to organize and prioritize responsibilities. Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment to the service, department and organizations mission and goals. Participates in departmental or organizational activities as assigned Compliance and Performance Improvement: Identifies and participates in data collection and process improvements related to Nurse Sensitive Quality Indicators Responsible for observing and adhering to the regulatory agency requirements. Continually reassesses clinic needs. Assesses needs of the clinic and/or Cardiology Services areas including but not limited to EP, Interventional, Heart Failure on at regular intervals. Ensures patient care is delivered in accordance with professional regulatory standards. Identifies potential barriers to efficient operational flow. Evaluates and modifies current practices to assure the most efficient way to assure effective operational flow. Identifies quality improvement issues and develops unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice. Oversees the quality assurance initiatives for the department. Develops, implements, and evaluates the clinical collaborative practice agreements in the clinical area. Consistently keeps current on clinical, department and medical center changes; shares information with staff members by participating in huddles and utilizing all forms of communication as directed by the department Manager. Responsible for pursuing opportunities for professional development (e.g. certifications, nursing committees, unit based projects, research, published peer review article) and able to mentor and share knowledge to colleagues and other staff. Transfers learned scientific knowledge into practical application in applying the Nursing Process. Models expertise through the application of evidenced-based practice in clinical decision-making. Maintains a current level of knowledge inclusive of Evidenced Based Practice relative to professional practice. Participates in the evaluation of the cost effectiveness of services provided. Ensures complete and accurate documentation. Responsible for the routine update of required licenses and credentials as required by organization Responsible for the update and implementation of organization/ departments policies and procedures; demonstrates ability to access online manuals. Ensures that documentation is complete and correct in Electronic Health Record Direct Patient Care Accountabilities: Responsible for ensuring the measures based on the appropriate level of care expected: management of the care of cardiovascular medicine and the ability to manage the care of post cardiac procedure patients. Appropriately completes patient assessments Interprets assessment information and formulates nursing diagnoses. Develops Plans of Care with individualized interventions. Documents expected/projected patient outcomes. Reviews/Revises/Updates Plans of Care daily based on evaluation and interpretation of patient outcomes. Completes patient care procedures correctly per policy at prescribed intervals. Delegates tasks based on others scope of practice and competency. Acts as patient advocate. Ensures prompt response to service needs as appropriate . Provides patient/family education as needed. Collaborates with Case Manager and/or social work for any social needs encountered with population. Utilizes patient care equipment appropriately and safely according to manufacture guidelines. Communicates effectively with all members of the healthcare team including patient and family. Ensures timely communication of patient needs to Providers Performs other duties as assigned. Examples: Enthusiastic participation in unit activities such as process improvement efforts, preceptor, peer education; changing assignment to meet patient needs, etc. Required Qualifications: Req Master's degree Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program. Req 5 years Experience as nurse practitioner Req CVTICU experience. Req Demonstrated strong leadership abilities. Req Demonstrates professional, respectful, effective communication to delegate and direct activities and assignments Req Strong critical and strategic thinking, analytical and planning skills. Req Organization/time management skills. Req Excellent communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Pref 2 years 2 to 3 years' of lead/ charge or supervisory experience. Required Licenses/Certifications: Req Registered Nurse - RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing) Req Nurse Practitioner - NP (CA Board of Registered Nursing) Req NP Board Certified NP Board Certification by ANCC or AANP Req Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - NP (CA Board of Registered Nursing) OR *Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP); OR Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP); OR Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner(AGACNP); OR Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association Req Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only) The annual base salary range for this position is $133,120.00 - $219,648.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidates work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Los Angeles, CA

HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

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