CNS PICU Job Req 90382
| Clinical Nurse Specialist
90382 - The Clinical Nurse Specialist with a background in pediatric critical care medicine is a strong candidate for this position in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of this Northern California hospital where complex critically ill and injured children receive specialized care. The Clinical Nurse Specialist, CNS, in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a leader and clinical expert who is skilled in assessing and treating patients to ensure the best possible outcome for them. They are an educator and mentor who develops and delivers educational programs for patients, families and staff while promoting an environment of continuous learning within the organization.
Collaborate with staff to assess patient care needs for complex and high risk patients
Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate plans of care
Design educational programs for patients and families, and assist staff in program implementation
Assess staff knowledge and identify competency-based educational needs of staff members
Design and implement new programs that support advanced practice nursing trends
Participate in research and make recommendations for changing standards of care based on research findings
Assist in interviewing, reviewing, and evaluating staff
Provide career coaching, counseling, and mentoring
MSN from an accredited school of nursing, required
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California, required
Minimum of 3 years of recent pediatric acute care experience, required
CNS certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing, required
Current BLS certification, required
CNS experience, preferred
ACLS or PALS certification, preferred
Strong education background, required
This 349 bed general medical and surgical teaching hospital, a member of a major health care system, is located in a beautiful area of the Northern California. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is located in their children's hospital within the general hospital, and is a regional hub for pediatric inpatient, surgical and intensive medical care. Their nurses are encouraged to own their careers and professional development while promoting a healing environment that treats the whole patient in mind, body and spirit.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.