A large non profit Southern California Medical Center is actively seeking a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist to provide leadership and education to their level III NICU.
The NICU CNS will report to the Director of Women’s Services and will collaborate with the NCIU Nurse Manager to ensure clinical competence of all NICU nursing staff.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist NICU will be a vital member of the Education department, providing best practice standard of care guidance. The NICU Clinical Nurse Specialist will work closely with Clinical Nurse Specialists from other specialty departments to collaborate regarding hospital wide Nursing Education standards and development.
The NICU CNS will have the opportunity to conduct research and use their findings to develop new policies and procedures. The NICU Clinical Nurse Specialist will use evidence based practices to develop new hire orientation and continuing education programs.
This busy 30 bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will support the extremely busy birthing center, which performs over 4,000 annual deliveries. The NICU Clinical Nurse Specialist will work with a multidisciplinary team of dedicated physicians, Nurse Management, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Nurses.
The Medical Center is one of the largest in the region with over 400 beds, and performs over 15,000 annual surgical procedures. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit CNS will have to live in one of the national most Iconic Areas, Southern California. The region is enjoying very healthy economic growth, features a world class education system, and has a variety of housing options for families.
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 to the right Clinical Nurse Specialist.