Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS

An excellent career opportunity for Medical Surgical Geriatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist is now available with a renowned San Francisco Bay Area Medical Center.

The Orthopedic Geriatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist will focus on staff development and lead efforts related to the identification, implementation and evaluation of unit specific education, patient education and evidence-based practice.

The Medical Surgical Geriatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist will report to the Director of Education and the Medical Surgical Director and will work with a well-trained and tenured staff of RN’s.

The Ortho Med Surg Geriatrics Nurse Specialist will focus on the following: orientation, competency program, in-service education, continuing education, career development/role transition, and research.

The Geriatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist will work in a Geriatrics Department with heavy emphasis on orthopedic general surgical aging adult patient populations. Combining the best in orthopedic medicine and surgical care, along with strong rehabilitation and diagnostic imaging programs, the practice is nationally recognized for outstanding geriatrics care and innovative research.

The Adult-Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialists cares for patients from wellness through acute care, with a specific focus on complex and vulnerable adult and older adult populations. The AG CNS is involved in all levels of the health care system, spanning from the acute care setting to the home. The CNS engages in numerous direct care and leadership roles in the health care system including organizing and managing large scale programs, incorporating evidence into practice, coaching and mentoring nurses and serving as a consultant to health care professionals, organizations, patients and families.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will have the opportunity to live in one of the nations most iconic regions, the San Francisco Bay Area.  The region is home to numerous professional athletic teams, public and private universities, culturally diverse communities, breath taking natural beauty and endless outdoor activities.

The Medical Center is part of a large and stable healthcare organization and is prepared to offer a generous salary, comprehensive benefit package and relocation assistance.