Clinical Nurse Specialist / 7S-Stroke/Neuro / Nursing Administration / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Full-time 0.9 / 8-hour Day Shift
- Frost Street Building
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Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.
holiday and sick leave
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and tuition reimbursement
We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.
perks and other benefits
Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.
Shift Start Time:8 AM
Shift End Time:4:30 PM
Additional Shift Information:8-hour variable day shift position, weekends as needed
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
What You Will Do
Masters or doctoral prepared nurse with Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate who applies clinical expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within three spheres of influence; 1) patient/client, 2) nurses/nursing practice, and 3) organization/system in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, researcher, consultant and leader. Recommends and set the standard for professional nursing practice, establishes appropriate patient care measures, and evaluates outcomes.
- Master's Degree or doctoral prepared nurse.
- 3 Years recent clinical experience.
- California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
Other Qualification Requirements
- Certification in specialty area of practice highly desired
- 1 to 2 years’ experience as a CNS
- Specialty certification
- Ability to work independently and interact with a broad spectrum of healthcare professionals
- Successful project management and computer skills
- Attention to detail and excellent customer service skills
- Excellent communication skills and an ability to lead change and influence others
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- A clinical expert in theory and/or research-bases nursing practice within a specialty area that functions in the following roles: leader, consultant, mentor, change agent within three spheres of influence: nurses/nursing practice, patient/client, and organization/system.
This CNS position is for 7S at Sharp Memorial Hospital. 7S is an intense and fast moving 24-bed unit. Our primary patient populations are cardiac surgical, major trauma and complex general surgical. We also provide care for a number of patients with a variety of different mechanical assist devices. We pride ourselves in being the best place to work, for patients to receive care and for physicians to bring their patients.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected classCalifornia Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; Master's Degree
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