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LocationThis position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
Hours8-hour shift; 9:
00 am- 5:
30 pm, hours flexible depending on hospital and staff need, weekends as neededRequired Skills and Qualifications Masters of Science Degree in Nursing Current unencumbered CA Registered Nurse licensure Certification as Clinical Nurse Specialist by California Board of Registered Nursing Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers Two years of recent experience in a hospital Two or three years as a clinical expert in area of specialty Strong communication skills, leadership development skills, computer skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) Preferred Skills and Qualifications Leadership ExperienceSummaryThe Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist is an advanced practice nurse who will apply clinical expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within the Acute Care area of medical/surgical/oncology and will function in the following roles:
clinical expert, educator, researcher and consultant.
The CNS will possess the following leadership skills - system thinker and change agent.
The CNS role through support of the nursing process, applies evidenced-based practice to identified patient populations with inclusion of age and culturally appropriate approach, evaluation of trends, innovative solutions and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Responsibilities of the CNS include facilitating and providing opportunities for improving nurse sensitive outcomes in selected patient populations, resolving educational deficits, developing and maintaining department specific nursing competency programs and evaluating efficacy and safety of products, devices and technology.
The CNS will provide a framework for assigned clinical staff competency validation and provide opportunities for professional growth and will also provide a framework for patient/family education in selected patient populations.
Educating staff on new or advanced application of skills and conducting or providing leadership in clinically based, relevant research are also roles of the CNS.
The CNS will also facilitate improved outcomes through Performance Improvement ActivitiesThis CNS position works with our two inpatient acute care units:
medical/oncology and medical/surgical, as well as with our interdisciplinary team.
The hospital is working towards Magnet status and the CNS role is key to our success.
The CNS also works with the team to ensure our quality targets are achieved including pay for performance measures and patient satisfaction initiatives.
There is close collaboration amongst the acute care leadership team as well as with the Clinical Nurse Specialists from other specialties.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community.
Home to the region's most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area's only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program.
The hospital has San Diego County's only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is Planetree Designated, utilizes the Cerner EMR and medication barcoding.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include Sitting Walking Standing Twisting (trunk) Twisting (neck) Bending (waist) Flexing/Extending (neck) Gripping/Grasping Fine Manipulation / Pinching Reaching below shoulder levell Reaching above shoulder level Kneeling Squatting Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling) Lateral transfers (bed to gurney) Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer Lift up to 50 pounds Push/Pull over 100 pounds Carry up to 25 pounds Additional Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment back ground checks before starting work.
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61951, Clinical Nurse Specialist, CNS, RN, Nurse Educator, Medical, Surgical, Oncology, Nursing Jobs
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