Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Explorer

SUMMARY: The Clinical Nurse Specialist is an advanced practice nurse who functions in the role of expert clinician, educator, leader, consultant and researcher. In collaboration with the healthcare team, the CNS monitors the clinical care of patients and provides clinical support to improve patient care and outcomes. With in-depth knowledge and skills, advanced judgment and clinical experience in a nursing specialty, the CNS sphere of influence includes the care of the patient/family, practice of nursing and providing solutions for complex systems and processes. The CNS serves as a role model, patient advocate, charge agent, and leader to enhance patient care. This position practices within the scope of the California Nursing Practices Act and in accordance with Valley Children's policies.

REQUIREMENTS: A) Master's Degree in Nursing with expertise in clinical nursing specialty; B) an active California Registered Nurse licensure (RN); C) certification by the California Board of Registered Nurses as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS); D) Active BLS Certificate. Minimum of three years experience in a related clinical area. Prefer experience in an Inpatient Pediatric patient setting; and E) extensive advanced knowledge of nursing principles, practices and systems.

POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, 80 hours per pay period, M-F 8:00 - 5:00 PM


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