Clinical Nurse Specialist PICU
Clinical Nurse Specialist PICU
- Provides in-depth clinical expertise in a defined area of nursing practice (eg., pediatrics, oncology, adult medicine).
- Develops and ensures quality standards for nursing practice for a specific patient population.
- Provides advanced clinical practice education, consultation, research and administration.
- Establish and monitor care standards and makes recommendations for changes in area of clinical practice.
- Collaborate with nursing staff in assessing patient, family age-specific nursing needs and develop plan of care for complex high-risk patients.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided.
- Design teaching programs for patients/families and provide assistance to nursing staff in program implementation.
- Develop interdisciplinary plans of care for complex and high-risk patients.
- In conjunction with members of the health care team, assess staff knowledge and identify competency-based education needs of staff and members.
- Design and implement education programs to ensure the quality of staff knowledge and skills.
- Introduce new techniques/innovation based on advanced practice trends.
- May serve as a preceptor to graduate healthcare students.
- Provide consultation to physicians, nurses and other health care providers in meeting care needs of individual or groups of patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
- Make recommendations to change standards of care or standards of practice based on own research or the research of others.
- Define and implement best nursing practices.
- Assist in interviewing staff and provide input into evaluations regarding clinical competence and provide coaching and counseling.
- Participate and consult in setting the direction for QA&I monitoring, establish standards and evaluate outcomes.
- Collect and analyze data regarding patient care outcomes, trends, morbidity and mortality.
- Access company’ s database to evaluate the quality of care provided and manage clinical operations
- Monitor quality, appropriateness, and accuracy of company’ s database documentation.
- Maintain role specific database competencies.
Education and Experience:
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in area of clinical specialty required.
- Bachelor' s degree
- Master' s degree in a clinical field of nursing or a clinical field related to nursing including but not limited to psychology, public health, social work, education, health sciences, behavioral sciences, nutrition, and bioethics from a nationally accredited master' s/post master' s nursing academic program.
- Current California RN license by date of hire.
- Clinical Nurse Specialist certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing by date of hire.
- Current BLS certificate required.
- May require a Nat' l Provider Identifier (NPI) if needed for Clinical Nurse Specialist prior to date of hire.
- Clinical Nurse Specialist experience preferred.
- ACLS or PALS Certification preferred.
For more information, please contact us at (877) 782-3334