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Location This position is located in Chula Vista, CA.
Hours 8-hour shifts; primarily day shift, but some evenings; occasional weekends Required Skills and Qualifications Masters of Science degree in Nursing Current unencumbered California RN license Current California CNS certification Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers Expert-level computer skills Strong advanced nursing skills Excellent time management skills Strong critical thinking, communication and physician collaboration skills Bilingual; speak and understand English/Spanish well, both written and verbal Preferred Skills and Qualifications 3-5 years CNS experienceSummary The Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist position is with the Inservice Education department at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.
The CNS will assist inpatient physicians and other members of the healthcare team in managing the care of patients with serious life-limiting illness regardless of stage.
Responsibilities of the Clinical Nurse Specialist will include collaborating with patients, families, the medical team and other health team members to ensure prompt intervention to support the plan of care, facilitating communication between acute and primary providers and recommending/coordinating post-acute follow-up, consults and referrals.
The CNS will educate patients and families regarding the expected course for inpatient stay.
The role of the CNS also includes participating in continuing education programs, quality improvement programs and utilization management.
The Inservice Education department coordinates staff education and patient centered care activities throughout the organization, including palliative care education/rounds, the Clinical Ethics Forum, leadership development, and the shared governance structure.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in south San Diego County.
Home to the region's most comprehensive cardiac care program, Sharp Chula Vista also has the area's only Community Hospital Cancer Program certified by the American College of Surgeons and radiation oncology center.
In addition, the hospital offers the county's only comprehensive bloodless medicine and surgery center for patients who choose not to accept blood transfusions during surgery.
Celebrating 35 years of history in 2010, Sharp Chula Vista boasts a staff of more than 1,400 employees and 457 physicians specializing in interventional cardiology and radiology, cancer treatment, neuro and spine surgery, orthopedics and intensive nursing care.
The hospital attained Planetree designation in 2014, and is on the journey to Magnet excellence.
Essential physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Diability/Vet).
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