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Clinical Nurse Specialist - RN, Labor & Delivery
Job ID 83950
Date posted 10/30/2017
Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
City: Chula Vista
Department: Labor & Delivery (3W)
Category: Clinical Nurse Specialist Jobs
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Shift Start: Variable
Shift End Time: Variable
Bonus: Applicant may be eligible Relocation Reimbursement up to $2500. Sharp employee may be eligible for $1000 employee referral bonus.
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour shift, primarily day shift, but hours dependent on needs of department; weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
Masters or doctoral prepared RN
Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
Fetal Monitoring Certification
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification issued by the CA BRN
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
A clinical expert in theory and/or research based nursing practice within a specialty area (L&D) that functions in the following roles: leader, consultant, mentor, change agent within three spheres of influence; patient/client, nurses/nursing practice, and organization/system
Strong communication and leadership development skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
AWHONN Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification strongly desired
Certification in specialty area of practice highly desired
Doctorate in Nursing
Proficient in computer skills such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Staff Development and educator experience
This Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) position is in the Labor & Delivery department, Maternal Infant Services at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. The CNS is a masters or doctoral prepared nurse who applies clinical expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within a specialty area and functions in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, researcher and consultant. The ability to be a system thinker and change agent are role assumptions for the CNS. The CNS serves three primary clients: patient/family, nursing staff and organization.
Clinical Nurse Specialist positions with Sharp HealthCare focus on patient outcomes and serve a key function to the organization. There are opportunities for Clinical Nurse Specialists to collaborate with leaders throughout Sharp to create safer systems and processes for patients and their families.
The CNS will be part of the Women’s Administration department at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. The Maternal Infant Services department at Sharp Chula Vista Medical delivers 250-300 infants/month. The department is comprised of an 8-bed triage, 10-bed LDR suite, 19-bed Post-Partum unit, 2 OR suites, 3-bed PAU and a 9-bed Level II NICU.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
Lift up to 50 pounds
Push/Pull over 100 pounds
Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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