Clinical Nurse Specialist Geriatrics Palliative Care Job Req 90457
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90457 - The Clinical Nurse Specialist with a background in Geriatric Palliative Care nursing is a strong candidate for this position as the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Geriatric Palliative Care with a hospital located on the West coast. In their clinical role, the Geriatric Palliative Care CNS is responsible for the management of geriatric (older adult) patients facing serious illness, providing direct and indirect care and support to patients and their families. The Clinical Nurse Specialist also provides advanced clinical practice education, consultation, research, and administration.
This 509 bed general medical and surgical hospital is a member of a major health care system, located in a beautiful area of the Northern California. It provides quality medical care to meet the health needs of its community. 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 nursing staff is encouraged to own their careers and continue their professional development while maintaining a balance between work and family.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.
Responsibilities for the Clinical Nurse Specialist job:
Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate plans of care that support the best quality of life and comfort
Design education programs for geriatric palliative care patients and their families, and assist staff in program implementation
Evaluate patient care quality in the geriatric unit, and identify competency-based needs of staff
Develop educational and professional development programs for geriatric palliative care unit staff
Introduce new techniques and innovations based on advanced practice trends
Provide consultation services to other health care providers in inpatient and outpatient settings
Participate in research and recommend changes in standards of care based on research findings
Assist in interviewing, reviewing, and evaluating geriatric staff
Provide career coaching, counseling, and mentoring
Qualifications for the Clinical Nurse Specialist job:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
CNS certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing, required
Current BLS certification, required
National Provider Identifier certification (NPI) by start date
ACLS or PALS certification, preferred