Career Center

NACNS is committed to furthering the careers of the CNS membership. To that end, we maintain a Job Board which is organized by state and can be searched by location and/or CNS specialty.

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Company: Mercy San Juan Medical Center - California
Posting Date:
Specialty: Neonatal Critical Care
Email: ines.gourley@dignityhealth.org
*** NICU Clinical Nurse Specialist Position Available featuring sign on and relocation ***

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a member of Dignity Health, is a 370-bed Level II Trauma Center located in Sacramento, CA, and our Level 3 NICU is expanding!

We are moving into a brand new 40-bed unit in the summer of 2020. Our new unit will feature sixteen (16) private rooms and eight (8) 3-bed pods, all bed spaces include a sleep chair where a parent can stay 24/7.  In our current 26-bed department we use state-of-the-art Giraffe Omni beds, Babylog VN500 vents and HFOVs to care for infants with birth weights as low as 450 grams. The unit has the capability of providing whole body cooling for infants suffering from HIE, and we offer Nitric Oxide for care of PPHN in extremely sick newborns. 

We are excited about our expansion and invite you to check out our team!

Sign on and relocation available.
Company: Mercy San Juan Medical Center - California (Carmichael)
Posting Date: 12/27/2019
Specialty: CNS_CNR
Email: ines.gourley@dignityhealth.org
MSJMC Level 3 NICU is expanding! We are moving into a brand new 40-bed unit in the summer of 2020. Our new unit will feature sixteen (16) private rooms and eight (8) 3-bed pods, all bed spaces include a sleep chair where a parent can stay 24/7. In our current 26-bed department we use state-of-the-art Giraffe Omni beds, Babylog VN500 vents and HFOVs to care for infants with birth weights as low as 450 grams. The unit has the capability of providing whole body cooling for infants suffering from HIE, and we offer Nitric Oxide for care of PPHN in extremely sick newborns.
We are excited about our expansion and invite you to check out our team!

The incumbent Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is the clinical leader for a program or area of clinical practice within Dignity Health, Mercy San Juan Medical Center. The advanced knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical expertise in the neonatal focus area, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education, mentoring, and change leadership. These are essential to advance the practice of nursing and the professional development of nurses. The CNS and the department manager are partners in leading clinical practice. The CNS coordinates and guides clinical activities/projects of nurses.

Minimum Qualifications:


Master's degree in Nursing required
Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license required
Current California Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification, with a specialty in Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), required
Five (5) years of clinical experience as an RN in NICU (Level III) required
Requires:


Demonstrated entry level skills of an advanced practice nurse in leadership, communication, collaboration, mentoring, and change leadership


Demonstrated entry level ability as an advanced practice nurse to utilize evidence to develop, teach, guide, and implement practice standards, safety initiatives and policies


Current nursing techniques, principles and practices neonatal intensive care nursing, regulatory/accreditation agency standards, CCS, current evidence based best practices


Effective oral and written communication skills


Staff development and needs assessment techniques


Interpersonal relationship skills


Current trends and issues in nursing


Stress control techniques


Problem solving skills


Organizational and prioritization skills


CQI and QA methodologies


Computer skills
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) required
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) required


Preferred Qualifications:


Current RNC certification preferred
Two (2) years of experience as a NICU CNS preferred
Company: St. Luke’s Health System - ID
Posting Date: 12/30/2019
Specialty: Perinatal
Email: pegramj@slhs.org
St. Luke’s Health System is currently seeking a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and a Med/Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)to join our team in Boise, Idaho! The Clinical Nurse Specialist applies advanced nursing knowledge and specialized expertise and experience in the promotion of quality nursing care. This position will report to our Director of Nursing Practice in the Center of Excellence for Nursing and Patient Care Services.

The Center for Nursing Excellence is committed to Evidence Based Practice, system collaboration in sustainment and pursuit of Magnet designation, original research, innovation, and professional development of your nursing career at the bedside and beyond.  We partner with nurses to provide assistance with certification, mentorship, advanced education, EBP projects, research and manuscript publishing.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:


Conducts comprehensive nursing practice assessments using known or innovative evidence-based techniques, tools, and direct and indirect methods
Provides consultation to staff nurses, medical staff and interdisciplinary colleagues. Provides leadership in maintaining a supportive and healthy work environment
Facilitates the provision of clinically competent care by staff/team through education, role modeling, teambuilding, and quality monitoring
Performs system level assessments to identify variables that influence nursing practice and outcomes. Recommends nursing practice and system interventions that will promote patient, family and community safety
Uses effective strategies for changing clinician and team behavior to encourage adoption of evidence-based practices and innovations in care delivery
Facilitates interdisciplinary teams to address ethical concerns, risks or considerations, benefits and outcomes of patient care
Provides leadership in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration to implement outcome-focused patient care programs meeting the clinical needs of patients, families, populations and communities
Fosters an interdisciplinary approach to quality improvement, evidence-based practice, research, and translation of research into practice
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Masters’ of Nursing Degree with Clinical Nurse Specialist focus
Experience: 5 years’ clinical experience in specialty area
Licenses/Certifications:


Current RN licensure from State of Practice
Advanced Practice RN licensure from State of Practice and Current BLS-CPR Certification


ABOUT ST. LUKE’S HEALTH SYSTEM
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.
ABOUT BOISE
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. Boise is located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theater, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theater, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise.  The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Learn more about our Center for Nursing Excellence and apply here!

https://www.stlukesonline.org/about-st-lukes/careers/center-for-nursing-excellence
Company: WakeMed - WakeMed Raleigh Campus, NC
Posting Date: 12/27/2019
Specialty: CNS_CNR
Email: hr@wakemed.org
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nursing Resources (full-time)

Best Minds. Biggest Hearts.
Enhance Your Career as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at WakeMed

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is the clinical leader for a program or specialty area of nursing practice and has clinical expertise in a focus area, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education and mentoring. Working in partnership with nursing leadership, this role serves as a change agent for bedside nursing practice and utilizes evidence to develop, teach, guide, and implement practice standards and policies. The Clinical Nurse Specialist collaborates with all members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies and contributes to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit, health system, local, state, and/or national and international level.

Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community. We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:


• Shared-decision making structure
• Continuing education opportunities
• Countless career advancement opportunities
• State-of-the-art technology
• Flexible shift options
• Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement
• Medical & dental insurance
• Paid vacation & sick leave
• Health and wellness education programs
• Fitness center

Qualifications:
• 3 Years Nursing - Related Area Required - In Clinical - Acute Care Required - And 5 Years Nursing - Related Area Preferred
• Master's Degree Nursing Required
• Registered Nurse Required - And Clinical Nurse Specialist Required

Work Schedule:
• Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
• Weekend Requirements: As Needed
• Call Requirements: N/A

Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at https://jobs.wakemed.org/job/raleigh/clinical-nurse-specialist-clinical-nursing-resources-full-time/1241/14562865 or jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID 33904.
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