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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Advanced Practice Nurse Perioperative - Internal Medicine - Full Time 4-10 Hour Days

USCKH - Internal Medicine Clinic Los Angeles, California

To ensure the provision of progressive, cost effective, quality patient care by advancing the level of nursing practice through expert practice, education, consultation, research and leadership for the orthopedic patient population.

Under Advanced Practice Scope of Practice, general supervision, and in accordance with standardized procedures, incumbent performs assessment of perioperative patients to identify chronic health care problems, counsel patients and families, monitors patient progress.  Role responsibilities include those of practitioner, educator and consultant.  Patient population includes those with perioperative conditions.

Works in collaboration with perioperative/anesthesia care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate.  Is responsible for management of clinical aspects of patient population.

  • Conducts in-depth assessment with complex patients and/or family.
  • Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding preventative care, medical problems, psychological problems and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
  • Develops and implements evidence-based care delivery plans for the perioperative population.
  • Assists in development and implementation of treatment plans for complex perioperative patients.
  • Directly performs or orders appropriate diagnostic studies and interprets finished results as appropriate.
  • Writes order to increase, decrease or change medication in the treatment of conditions described in the Standardized Procedures as appropriate.

Consults with nursing, medical and allied healthcare disciplines regarding resources plan of care, discharge planning and outpatient follow-up for the perioperative population.


Minimum Education:

Master of Science in Nursing

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

Minimum 5 years RN/NP experience in acute hospital with perioperative patient population. Academic Medical Center experience preferred

Required License/Certification:

California Registered Nursing License
Nurse Practitioner BRN Certification, State of California
Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number, State of California preferred
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Number, State of California (Optional)
BLS for the Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.


REQ20044186 Posted Date: 01/03/2018

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