Interim Cardiovascular Surgical CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist

An award-winning hospital in Central California is looking to add an experienced Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist to their team of dynamic nurse educators. This is an interim position with the opportunity to turn into a permanent position at the end of the assignment.         

The CNS Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiovascular is a leader and a resource to the entire hospital leading the nursing team, especially in cardiac surgery and the CVICU, in the latest evidenced based cardiac nursing research.  With combined strong education skills and an in depth critical thinking and specialty knowledge, the CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiovascular is a vital asset to the acute care facility. The Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist is well experienced in clinical practice, collaborative consultation, education, and will play a vital role in nursing research. 

This 200 plus bed hospital provides both acute and tertiary level care to members of the county and community. Joint Commission recognizes this facility as a Top Performer in Quality Measures. The hospitals comprehensive services include services include Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Orthopedics, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, and Occupational Medicine, as well as general acute care, Emergency, and Intensive Care Services. 

This hospital partners with local top academic facilities to bring a new level of cardiac services to the people in the community. The cardiothoracic team provides the least invasive surgeries possible for today’s standards. The most common procedures include CABG, Artery Disease Surgery, Tumor removal, arrhythmia surgery, aortic valve replacement, ventricular remodeling, mitral valve repair and replacement, and structural heart repair.

Central California combines suburban living and rural California countryside. Fresh California produce is available in every city and town in the area and wine county is a short drive away. The State Capital as well as the Bay Area are drivable distances also with many attractions and a diverse array of eateries and shopping.  The hospital is located in a city on the river with tons of family friendly activities including the zoo, museums in history and for children, historical theater, and parks.

The CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiovascular will be part of an honest and innovative team with excellent compensation and great benefits.