Nurse Practitioner Job In San Jose, California
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Regional Medical Center Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant) provides direct patient care services for critically ill complex (multi-organ) patients in an acute care setting in collaboration with Neuro ICU Teams/Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuro IR attendings. The NP/PA performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services. The NP/PA contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.This role will actively participate in neurovascular research, to further improve patient outcomes. This position reports directly to the Director of the Neuroscience Service Line. This position must also maintain a close working relationship with staff in all departments including, physicians serving the Neuro -trauma, Neuro-ICU, neurology, Neuro intervention and Neurosurgical program. This position will meet the requirements of the facility nursing services matrix to meet professional aspects and regulatory issues and scope of practice.
- Minimum: 5 years acute care experience as an RN in ED, or ICU. Recent experience in Neuroscience/Stroke Service Line
- Preferred: 3-5 years Neuroscience/Stroke Service experience
- Minimum: Effective front-line supervision, word processing/spreadsheet, time management, clinical proficiency, Title XXII, Quality Improvement
- Completion of NP/Neurosciences Fellowship, Advanced Neurovascular Practitioner
- Affiliation with HCA Healthcare, the largest hospital network in the nation
- Competitive salary and comprehensive health benefits package
- Significant growth potential
- Opportunities for academic involvement
Serving the community as a county-designated Level II Trauma Center, the 258-bed hospital is one of San Jose’s busiest ER’s. Regional Hospital holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, as a certified Chest Pain Center, county-designated STEMI receiving center, a lung cancer screening center and is certified in sepsis care by The Joint Commission. The facility provides the region with high-quality, technologically advanced healthcare including:
-Comprehensive cardiac services and is a member and ECMO center providing life support
-Expert orthopedic and spine services providing joint replacement, revision, fracture and 24/7 trauma support and offers an outpatient solution for follow-up care, Orthopedic Clinic at Regional Medical Center
-Neurosciences, providing inpatient and outpatient care
-Surgical Services with experts in minimally invasive techniques for all surgical specialties
-Actively participating in clinical trials for numerous research studies related to oncology and neurosciences
-Multi-organ comprehensive cancer care program
-Comprehensive outpatient wound care center
San Jose, California – As a major technology hub and one of the largest cities in Northern California, San Jose is home to a diverse community with many different cultural and art offerings, great education, and a desirable place to live. Widely known as the center of innovation, Silicon Valley is also home to many national, state parks and beaches in the area and within close driving distance. The community offers college and professional sports teams, including an NHL and MLS team.
San Jose, California, is home to the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world--over 6,600 technology companies employing 254,000 people. A beautiful climate year-round offers a wide variety of exciting cultural, recreational, educational and entertainment opportunities as the 10th largest city in the U.S. Residential options range from urban loft living, traditional tree-lined neighborhoods to mountain top retreats. Superior recreation opportunities from hiking and biking to surfing/skiing. Excellent public schools and multiple private school options.
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a 204-bed acute care hospital serving Silicon Valley and surrounding counties for more than 40 years. Its American College of Surgeons verified Level II Trauma Center anchors high level services in neurosurgery, vascular surgery, general and orthopedic surgery. The hospital’s Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center reflects sophisticated neurosciences and neuro-interventional radiology. The hospital received accreditation as a Chest Pain Center; its emergency response, cath lab and cardiovascular surgery performance are superior. The hospital supports innovation by its medical staff and was the first hospital north of Los Angeles to perform single incision laparoscopic gallbladder removal in its minimally invasive operating suite. The Medical Staff includes more than 500 professionals in 21 medical specialties. The Medical Staff and employed staff reflect the rich cultural diversity of this vibrant northern California community.