$120,000-$125,000 for a top-notch candidate! This is a very special opportunity to: - Work in the most prestigious, state-of-the-art hospital in the World!! - 520 Bed Hospital with Level 1 Trauma - 24-Bed Unit - All private rooms - Top academic teaching hospital - Position open because former CNS is pregnant - Patient types are Heart Transplant, Bi-Pass, Cabboges, Cardiac, Valves. Transplant, etc.
The Clinic Nurse V, with advanced educational preparation and expertise in nursing practice, has the primary responsibilities of practitioner, educator, administrator/manager, consultant and researcher in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care 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 CICU 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 cardio-thoracic care issues and concerns throughout the institution. Initiates and develops research and evidence-based practice initiatives to assure best outcome.
Experience Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of CA Masters Degree prepared in Nursing with CNS specialty required 3-5 years of recent clinical experience in area of specialization, Adult Cardiothoracic ICU Must be Certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist Required - Cardiothoracic ICU, Heart and Lung Transplant experience. Ventricular Assist Device experience preferred Specific Skills Required - CNS with experience working in Teaching Hospital
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