UCSF - Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Cardiac ICU

UCSF - Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Cardiac ICU

San Francisco, CA

The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit provides highly specialized, round-the-clock care for newborns, babies and children who are critically ill with a heart condition. As one of the few pediatric intensive care units in the nation dedicated to heart conditions, we offer a level of care not available at many other children's hospitals. This focus and expertise leads to better outcomes for our young patients.

The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

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Please note: An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.

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The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) is an 18 bed unit that specializes in the care of children with complex congenital cardiac disease. Surgical procedures include repair of congenital heart defects and permanent pacemaker insertion. Medical interventions include management of acute/chronic heart failure, septic shock, renal and respiratory failure. Critically ill children are cared for with such treatment modalities as mechanical ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, ventricular assist devices, temporary pacemaker therapy, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy and acute hemodialysis.

Required Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner 1
Minimum two (2) years with recent experience working as an RN in pediatric critical care or pediatric cardiology.
Master’s degree in Nursing with a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialization.
Demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills while working with families of acutely and critically ill children.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Dedication to patient care.
Ability to critically think and problem solve.


Nurse Practitioner 2
Minimum six (6) months NP experience in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU, Peds critical care, or pediatric cardiology.
Master’s degree in Nursing with a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialization.
Demonstration of advanced interpersonal skills while working with families of acutely and critically ill children.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Dedication to patient care.
Ability to critically think and problem solve.

Preferred Qualifications

Three (3) years work experience as an NP in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU.

License/Certification

California driver’s license (CDL) if required for position.
Must hold current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work.
Accepted Certifications for this position: CPNP-AC https://ucsf.app.box.com/s/a2wll0d3oqe3j9shkb1nvewnqkbzjlun
Must hold a current and active RN and NP and Furnishing license in California.
Must have completed a BRN recognized graduate master’s degree program as a nurse practitioner.
Must obtain an active and/or transferable DEA license to California and provide evidence by 90th day of clinical practice. (It is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA license to their new place of employment if from out of state, via online DEA portal and provide evidence of transfer).
Must have submitted enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid through credentialing by first clinical day. CCS enrollment as appropriate for pediatric environments.
Must hold current AHA BLS as minimum requirement.
Must hold current AHA PALS as minimum requirement.
State regulation requires that you have a supervising physician to practice.
Incumbents with less than 6 months of NP experience will be hired as a Nurse Practitioner 1.

UCSF Medical Center and Campus requires certain healthcare providers to be credentialed. In most cases this is done through its Office of Medical Affairs & Governance (OMAG) prior to the first working day. Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days but can vary.

About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

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