Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioner – Pediatric Cardiac ICU
Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital / Long Beach Medical Center
MemorialCare Medical Group is looking for experienced Nurse Practitioners (NP) for our new, dedicated Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital of Long Beach (MCWHLB). The new state of the art 8-bed CTICU and an additional 6-bed stepdown unit are part of our Heart Institute’s rapid growth to serve the needs of the southern California community. This is an exciting opportunity to work under the leadership of Constantinos Chrysostomou, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at MCWHLB. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of highly trained pediatric intensivists, neonatologists, cardiologists, dedicated CTICU nurses and other specialists caring for children with congenital heart disease.
Successful candidates should have (or be eligible for) an unrestricted California medical license. As part of Memorial Care Medical Group, you will be given the tools you need to build the career you want, and the flexibility to adapt as your personal needs and professional interests change. We invite you to grow with us and help shape the future of this community. Robust compensation and benefits package are provided.
MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is a private, not for profit children’s hospital first opened in 1970. It is a 324 bed children’s hospital that treats more than 8,000 children each year and has become a regional pediatric destination for more than 84,000 children. It has an active perinatal and maternal fetal medicine service with over 7000 deliveries annually to the adjacent birth center and one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care units (NICU) in the area with over 90 beds. The hospital serves as the major referral center for the over 500,000 people of Long Beach but reaches an additional 2 million people in the immediate vicinity.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Two or more years’ post-training experience caring for pediatric cardiac ICU patients is required. You will also serve as a patient advocate, acting as liaison between patients and physicians.
Must have completed an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program with a specialty in Pediatrics, Acute Care preferred
Specialty board certification or equivalent in specialty area preferred
Must have or be eligible for a California medical license
BLS and PALS required
Financial & Benefits
Eligible for annual bonus
Full and comprehensive benefits for provider and family
Benefits to include: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, malpractice insurance and tail coverage
401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution
529 College Savings Plan
Paid Time Off (PTO) hours accrued each pay period
About Long Beach and Southern California
Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles and just west of Orange County, Long Beach is the sixth largest city in the State of California. Offering all the world class amenities of a large metropolitan city, coupled with its strong sense of community and pride, Long Beach is one of the most vibrant communities in the country. The city has been referred to as the "Most Diverse City" in the country by USA Today and one of the "Best Communities for Young People" two years in a row.
With its ideal location in Southern California, year-round comfortable climate, healthy business environment and far ranging cultural pursuits, the city is alive with activity. Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Expansive beaches, three marinas, five golf courses, the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary and the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach serve to draw 6.5 million visitors a year. Long Beach has easy access to all the amenities and attractions of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties, including professional sporting events, music festivals, gourmet dining, film and television studios, Disneyland, and snow skiing in the local mountains.
Internal Number: PHY000190
About MemorialCare Medical Group / MemorialCare Medical Foundation
MemorialCare Medical Foundation is comprised of MemorialCare Medical Group (MCMG) and Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) which are physician-based organizations that serve Orange County and Long Beach, with outpatient clinic locations from Torrance to San Clemente, California. Both MCMG and GNP are members of the highly-regarded MemorialCare Health System, which include four top hospitals – MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center and MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center. MemorialCare Medical Foundation provides services for the following medical groups in Orange County and Los Angeles County, California: MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians (IPA). MemorialCare Medical Group is a physician-based organization established to provide advanced comprehensive, effective and efficient health care. With 32 locations from Torrance to San Clemente, MemorialCare Medical Group includes more than 250 physicians in the areas of internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, geriatric medicine, cardiology, cardio thoracic surgery, gastroenterology, neurology, pulmonology, ph...ysiatry, psychology, rheumatology, sleep medicine and therapeutic acupuncture. Greater Newport Physicians is an Independent Practice Association (IPA) comprised of over 1,000 affiliated physicians and specialists who provide first-rate health care to more than 80,000 Orange and Los Angeles County residents. Greater Newport Physicians is a part of the MemorialCare Medical Foundation and provides medical services exclusively for the MemorialCare Medical Foundation. MemorialCare is a nonprofit integrated healthcare delivery system that includes leading hospitals – Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Medical Center, and Saddleback Medical Center; award-winning medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians; Seaside Health Plan; and convenient outpatient health centers, imaging centers, breast centers, surgical centers, and dialysis centers throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties.