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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.

Nurse Practitioner - Internal Medicine - Full Time 8 Hour Days

Keck Hospital - Center for Advanced Lung Diseases Los Angeles, California

Under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures, incumbent performs physical examinations, manages and treats common episodic and chronic general pulmonary and sleep problems, counsel’s 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, , 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. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

Master’s degree required.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

Five years clinical nursing experience.
Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.

Required License/Certification:

Valid California Registered Nursing license.
Valid California Nurse Practitioner license.
Valid California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing and DEA number
BLS for 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.

REQ20052775 Posted Date: 11/03/2017

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