Sutter Health Cardiac Nurse Practitioner - Transplant & Heart Specialty Services, Sacramento (Per Diem) in Sacramento, California



The Nurse Practitioner provides age and specialty appropriate patient diagnosis, treatments/procedures, education, consultation, and follow-up under the supervision of one or more physicians.

The Acute Inpatient Cardiac Nurse Practitioner (Cardiac NP) manages and coordinates the care of cardiology service patients. This care includes assessment and medical care and treatment utilizing standardized procedures, and multidisciplinary collaboration to provide best hospital outcomes. Population served includes adolescents, adults, and geriatrics, and interventional cardiology/surgical and medical cardiology practices. Acts proactively in the prevention of short term and long term complications of disease.




Masters in Nursing required.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Current California Nurse Practitioner license and furnishing number. Must obtain medical staff privileges within 90 days of accepting position.

BLS -Health Care Provider required.

ACLS is required.


Must understand, speak and write English. Able to speak other languages highly desirable.


Experience as a nurse practitioner preferred. Novice nurse practitioner must have experience in specialty area within the last 3 years.


Prioritizes and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 16

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.