$120K - 125K APPLY TODAY! RARE OPPORTUNITY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST - PEDIATRICS LOS ANGELES, CA RELOCATION AVAILABLE
Has primary responsibilities of practitioner, educator, administrator/manager, consultant and researcher in the 44-bed Pediatric Stepdown Unit. Utilizing a wide range of alternatives in problem solving situations, and using the nursing process, the incumbent demonstrates a high degree of professional expertise. The CNS is the clinical leader in developing new educational and performance improvement initiatives and policies to improve nursing knowledge and patient care in the Pediatric Stepdown Unit and hospital wide. Works in collaboration with the Unit Director and multidisciplinary team members in developing criteria for patient care, assessing health needs of patients, and evaluating outcomes of nursing intervention to improve care and assure best practice. Directs the new graduate RN orientation program and continuing education of existing staff based on unit needs. Is a hospital-wide resource for Pediatric issues and concerns throughout the institution. Initiates and develops research and evidence-based practice initiatives to assure best outcomes.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: - Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. - Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of California. - Masters degree prepared in nursing with CNS specialty required. - 3-5 years of recent clinical experience in area of specialization (pediatrics). - Must be certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. - Experience with Hem/Onc, bowel disfunction, heart transplant, liver failure, pulmonary, etc.
EDUCATION REQUIRED: - MSN/CNS - Pediatrics
WILL NOT CONSIDER SOMEONE WHO MEETS MOST BUT NOT ALL REQUIREMENTS.
This is a rare opportunity with UCLA Medical Center. This position would be working at the New Ronald Reagan Medical Center - the most state of the art technological hospital in the world!! Amazing benefit package.