Clinical Nurse Specialist PICU

Oakland, CA

Posted: 03/25/2020 Category: Nursing Job Number: 38843

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist PICU

Oakland CA


Position Summary:
  • 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.

Position Responsibilities:
  • 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

Contact: Pamela

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