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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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Posting Date: 10/03/2017
Specialty: Medical-Surgical

There’s a bright future waiting for you on California’s beautiful Central Coast

California’s breathtaking natural attractions are not the only stars on the Central Coast. Equally impressive are the top-trained medical professionals at Natividad Medical Center, a 172-bed teaching hospital with a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. When you bring your career to Natividad, you'll join a facility that is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco, with the area's only Life-Flight helicopter service and Trauma Center, as well as one of the County’s first Community Level III NICUs.

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

We are currently seeking full-time Clinical Nurse Specialists to provide expert nursing care in Surgery Services. Responsibilities include clinical practice, education, consultation, performance improvement and research.

Requires possession of a valid CA RN license and CA CNS certification or ability to obtain a CA License & certification prior to employment is required and a Master’s degree in Nursing and at least 2 years of clinical experience in the area of specialization.

Natividad Medical Center is offering a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus for select permanent FT Clinical Nurse Specialist positions (subject to appropriate taxation).

For more information or to request application materials, contact Natividad Medical Center, Human Resources Department, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA 93906, (831) 783-2700, or apply at
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Posting Date: 10/13/2017
Specialty: Oncology

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Adv. Practice Oncology Nurse
Salary Range: $6,858.33 to $16,558.33 Monthly
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

• Valid CA RN license
• Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
• Master of Science in Nursing with a Clinical nurse Specialist and/or Nurse Practitioner license.
• Must have several years demonstrated recent acute care experience in Oncology, Clinical Nurse Specialist experience highly desirable. Prior experience with clinical trials is desirable.
• Demonstrated organizational skills, strategic planning and administrative skills for developing and implementing new protocols, pathways and programs.
• Demonstrated computer skills and knowledge of or ability to learn complex PC software programs
• Must be able to complete the UCDMC Medication Exam, I.V. Certification and CPR Certification.


To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
Requisition number #050821

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Date: 10/23/2017
Specialty: Rehabilitation

I trust my instincts
I know that a feeling is sometimes more than just a feeling. Know when to offer encouragement. And believe every interaction has the power to be extraordinary. At Kaiser Permanente, I put these beliefs into practice. We are a team of health advocates. Not just helping those who need help, but caring for our patients proactively. I focus my knowledge and attention on guiding my patients toward better health and well-being—a mission I share with Kaiser Permanente. If you’re ready to practice health care the way you’ve always intended, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice. Join us in Vallejo, California.

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Rehabilitation

In this role, you will provide in-depth clinical expertise at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center (KFRC), Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s 48-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility. Our inpatient and outpatient brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke specialty programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), demonstrating our commitment to excellence. You will develop and ensure quality standards for the nursing practice and for our neurologic population. In addition, you will provide advanced clinical practice education, consultation, research, and administration.

Qualifications include:
• At least three years of experience in rehabilitation or neurologic services
• Previous clinical nurse specialist experience preferred
• A master’s degree in a clinical field of nursing or a clinical field related to nursing including but not limited to psychology, public health, social work, education, health sciences, behavioral sciences, nutrition, and bioethics from a nationally accredited master’s/post master’s nursing academic program
• A current California RN license
• Clinical Nurse Specialist certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing in area of specialty
• Current BLS certification
• A National Provider Identifier (NPI) or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date
• Demonstrated clinical expertise in area of specialty
• The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

For immediate consideration, please visit for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 624235. For more information, please contact or call 707-393-4920.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.


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Posting Date: 09/12/2017
Specialty: Adult Acute Care

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 19,400 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.

St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we are a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (six awards for Quality); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit about St. Anthony Hospital, visit

The APRN Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) influences patient outcomes and promotes evidence-based nursing care by applying specialty knowledge and expert clinical practice across the client, nurse, and system spheres of influence. The APRN CNS role models clinical expertise in a specialty area and leads system wide changes which continuously improve outcomes at the client, nursing practice, and organizational level. The APRN CNS empowers nursing through creating and supporting environments which embrace continuous quality improvement and are hallmarked by collaboration, ethical decision making, caring, alleviation of suffering, and implementation of evidence-based practices.
Master’s degree from a nationally accredited graduate degree program or a nationally accredited postgraduate certificate program (as of January 01, 2012/ or reference APRN Guidelines).
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a professional nurse who is licensed to practice pursuant to the Nurse Practice Act of the Colorado Board of Nursing (BON). An APRN must have specialized education or training at the graduate level from an accredited academic institution and shall obtain national certification from a nationally recognized accrediting agency. An APRN must designate a specific role and population focus. An APRN must be included on the advanced practice registry for the State of Colorado. APRN Roles recognized by the Colorado BON are nurse practitioner (NP), certified nurse anesthetist (CRNA), certified nurse midwife (CNM), and clinical nurse specialist (CNS). A nurse seeking recognition as an APRN must be academically prepared for the expanded scope of practice described as Advanced Practice Nursing.

• 2 years clinical nursing experience in designated specialty area preferred
• Current Colorado Registered Nurse License; Board certified as an APN in a population foci and listed on the Colorado
• Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) registry

As part of Centura Health – Colorado’s largest, integrated health network, you’ll enjoy great people, pay and benefits, along with a supportive team dedicated to our faith-based, non-profit mission to care.

Apply at:

We look forward to receiving your application.
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Posting Date: 08/02/2017
Specialty: ACADE

Instructor, Nursing (RN) (Job #0681)
Dade City Campus

Required: Masters of Science in Nursing degree; minimum 2 years recent clinical or educational experience; current unrestricted Florida RN license; satisfactory level II criminal history background check. Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Current American Heart Association “Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers” CPR certification, negative PPD or chest X-ray and updated immunizations required. Negative drug and alcohol screens are required when selected for position; must be able to work occasional evening hours, weekends.

Applicants who claim a right of Veterans’ Preference must upload documentation of eligibility and attach it to their online application.

Preferred: Associate Degree Nursing teaching experience.

Salary range is $40,737 - $56,487.60 (for two terms): the maximum salary is based on a doctorate education level and 8 years of verifiable full-time professional work experience and/or full-time teaching experience.

Duty Days: 162 (2 semesters) – Anticipated Start Date: August 15, 2017.

APPLY ONLINE at Position is opened until filled.


Required are: (1) cover letter, (2) current resume, (3) copy of transcripts, (4) copy of license and certification, (5) Educational Philosophy Statement, (6) DD-214 (if claiming Veterans’ Preference), and must be uploaded.

The application review process can be initiated with the copies of transcripts; however, official transcripts must be received before the interview and/or hire date.

Have official transcripts sent to:

Pasco-Hernando State College
Attn: Human Resources Office (Job #0681)
10230 Ridge Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654


No other submitted materials will qualify you to be considered for this position.

For help with online applications, call 727-816-3169 or 727-816-3425.

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Posting Date: 10/09/2017
Specialty: Cardiovascular

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Cardiovascular

What if your career could change your life?

Perhaps you imagine being part of a team where your colleagues inspire you to stretch and grow beyond your boundaries. Maybe you are looking for a purpose in life that gives you an opportunity to be part of a lasting legacy. Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect – and most importantly, a life-changing career.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist works collaboratively to improve the quality of patient care and promote desired patient outcomes in a Cardiovascular designated population/specialty practice. The CNS functions as a leader within the three spheres of influence (Patient/Client, Nurses and Nursing Practice, Organization/System), and is an active participant in the collaborative practice framework.

Qualified candidates must have a Masters Degree with a major in nursing with a clinical nurse specialist focus and National Certification Required. The ideal candidate maintains Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) competency. Five years of successful work experience in nursing with two years in the specialty area preferred; experience as a Cardiovascular CNS required.

Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S.News & World Report, 2017-2018), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Being a part of Mayo Clinic allows for more work-life balance, competitive compensation and generous benefits, career security and the ability to manage and coordinate patient care in the most efficient ways possible. Discover these and many other reasons why we’re recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Apply online using the URL below and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you.

©2017 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Posting Date: 08/24/2017
Specialty: Medical-Surgical

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is accountable for managing the outcomes of health care delivery in the areas of clinical responsibility. The Clinical Nurse Specialist achieves outcomes management through five role competencies: 1) advanced practitioner, 2) consultant, 3) educator, 4) clinical leader, and 5) researcher. The Clinical Nurse Specialist works across five spheres of influence that include: 1) individual patient and family, 2) patient populations, 3) interdisciplinary team, 4) organization/system, and 5) health care system.
Role Responsibilities:
•Utilizes the nursing process to plan and coordinate interventions and evaluate care for patients and families through complex clinical reasoning and advanced synthesis of information, management of complex health care needs and coordination of the interdisciplinary health care team.
•Designs and maintains systems and structured care methodologies (Care Pathways, guidelines, protocols).
•Provides consultation at the organizational, cross-continuum, and system-wide levels.
•Provides leadership for quality improvement, new program development initiatives and develops and maintains clinical referral relationships.
•Facilitates the development of St. Mary's as a learning organization through systems thinking and critical analysis.
•Develops interdisciplinary practices that are clinically effective and cost effective.
•Represents the hospital's perspective in cross-continuum health care initiatives and community-wide health care initiatives.
•Assures organization-wide Evidence Based Practices through systematic evaluation of current practice, interpretation and utilization of research findings, conducting research and/or collaborating in the conducting of research.
•Performs other duties as requested

Posting Date: 10/05/2017
Specialty: ACADE

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Full-Time; Day Shift

Find your place among the very best at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital!

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Magnet recognized by the American Nurse Credentialing Center, is seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist within our Nursing Education & Research department. The Clinical Nurse Specialist is a registered professional nurse who has the expertise in education and/or specific area of nursing practice, and is based in a nursing division of service. This person must be able to assess data relevant to the learner’s progress and interpret the appropriate information necessary to develop group and individual learning plans. This individual will be responsible to assess the educational needs of the staff on an on-going basis and to serve as a resource/coach for the nursing staff, educators, APNs, Management, and other healthcare providers


• Master’s Degree (MSN) required.
• RN with at least 5 years of perinatal experience.
• Current RN Licensure in New Jersey.
• Licensed as a Perinatal Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).
• National certification for clinical specialty, BLS, ACLS and NRP certification. BLS/NRP Instructor preferred.

To learn more and apply online, please visit:

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital:

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health Facility, is a 600-bed academic medical center that serves as the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report seven times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in numerous specialties. In addition, RWJUH has earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety, including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence and “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Posting Date: 09/27/2017
Specialty: Emergency
Email: Apply at

California’s breathtaking natural attractions are not the only stars on the Central Coast. Equally impressive are the top-trained medical professionals at Natividad Medical Center, a 172-bed teaching hospital with a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. When you bring your career to Natividad, you'll join a facility that is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco, with the area's only Life-Flight helicopter service and Trauma Center, as well as one of the County’s first Community Level III NICUs.

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

We are currently seeking full-time Clinical Nurse Specialists to provide expert nursing care in Surgery Services & in ICU/ED Trauma. Responsibilities include clinical practice, education, consultation, performance improvement and research.

Requires possession of a valid CA RN license and CA CNS certification or ability to obtain a CA License & certification prior to employment is required and a Master’s degree in Nursing and at least 2 years of clinical experience in the area of specialization.

Natividad Medical Center is offering a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus for select permanent FT Clinical Nurse Specialist positions (subject to appropriate taxation).

For more information or to request application materials, contact Natividad Medical Center, Human Resources Department, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA 93906, (831) 783-2700, or apply at
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Posting Date: 09/14/2017
Specialty: Pediatric


Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Greenville is looking for an Education Coordinator. This position will serve as educator, mentor and consultant to clinical staff as well as non-clinical staff. The Education Coordinator will collaborate with directors/managers in selection of and compliance monitoring competencies. This position will also conduct new employee and nursing orientation and assists with orientation learning needs of staff, students, and others. Other duties are planning in-services to meet priority needs, as identified by needs assessment, new practice standards, and required organizational programs and develops; conducting and supervising training and development programs for employees and coordinating annual mandatory training. The Education Coordinator will also manage the school affiliation agreements and coordinate nursing students as well as assist the Director of Patient Care Services in ongoing hospital wide programs such as patient safety and patient experience. Maintains and implements hospital policies and procedures.

Shriners Hospitals for Children®-Greenville, is a smoke and drug free, equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary. Benefits are effective date of hire.

Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Greenville opened its doors in 1927 and is part of a 21 hospital system with facilities throughout North America. We serve a pediatric population with orthopedic needs for a six states, including South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and Alabama. To learn more about SHC-Greenville, visit

Job Requirements
Bachelor Science Nursing
South Carolina RN licensure
3 years nursing experience
BLS/PALS Certification or obtained within 3 months of employment
Must be self-directed, highly organized with excellent time management capabilities
Competency in staff development / adult learning methods and principles
Presentation, writing and verbal communication skills
Must have intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Masters of Nursing
3 Years Pediatric Nursing
Educational/Training experience

Posting Date: 10/03/2017
Specialty: Neurology

Nursing Professional Development Specialist Neurology
Lakeway, TX

The Professional Development Specialist (Nurse Educator) practices in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Professional Nursing Development Practice. Using expertise in education and professional development practices, this individual will function autonomously and in collaboration with staff, leadership, faculty and researchers to develop, implement, and evaluate staff development programs that promote synergistic nursing practices and patient outcomes.

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
·         Master’s Degree preferred
·         BLS Certified
·         2 Years Relevant Experience
·         Neuro-Surgical ICU experience highly preferred

The ideal candidate must also can maintain effective communication with patients, staff and physicians to ensure appropriate protocols with procedures and customer satisfaction are met. Experience in a Neuro-Surgical ICU setting highly preferred.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!


Posting Date: 08/16/2017
Specialty: PRIVA
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Advanced Practice Nurse 1 - Clinical Nurse Specialist Pediatrics ICU

Masters or doctorally prepared nationally certified clinician who manages the care of a defined patient population as a dominant aspect of the role. Recognized as an interdisciplinary leader within the service area. Consistently demonstrates core competencies of advanced practice in a defined specialty.

1.Manage the care for a defined patient population, using a holistic perspective, as a dominant aspect of the role.
2.Demonstrate characteristics of effective collaboration in both intra- and inter-disciplinary teamwork.
3.Expand and negotiate activities as related to scope of practice.

• Education: Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
• Experience: None required
• License/Certification: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. National certification with AACN or ANCC as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in designated practice area required. Certified to Practice as a Certified Nurse Specialist in designated practice area in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

To Apply:

Pay Range: 76,398.40 - 122,241.60

Primary Location: Charlottesville

Work Locations:
Main Hospital
1215 Lee St.
Charlottesville 22908

Job: Registered Nurse

Schedule: Full-time/Day

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Date: 10/23/2017
Specialty: Medical-Surgical

We are seeking a full-time Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Med/Surg team!

The Clinical Nurse Specialist for Med/Surg provides 24-hour clinical expertise that supports the advancement of nursing practice and continuous quality improvement for medical/surgical patients. Emphasizing service excellence, patient safety, staff safety and organizational integration, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides leadership and resources that promote the following:
• Improved patient outcomes.
• Timely clinical problem consultation and communication of clinical issues at all levels (staff, management, and physician).
• Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration and service coordination.
• Effective and current care standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols, etc. that enhance the care of patients.
• Application of clinical research, evidence based practice and best practice findings in the role modeling, education and coaching/mentoring of staff and students.
• Participates on assigned hospital, system, and medical committees.

• Master’s degree in nursing or doctorate in clinical specialty required.
• Current Washington State licensure as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Clinical Specialist.
• Certification in specialty or CNS preferred or willing to obtain within 6 months.
• Three years’ of recent experience as a clinical nurse in Acute Care, including experience in Leadership.
• Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on the assigned unit/department.
• Active member of a professional nursing organization.
• Physical Demand Level: Heavy


Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a 281-bed, community hospital located in North Seattle. In the past few years we have formed affiliations with University of Washington Medical Center, partnering to provide greater choices of care for our growing communities. In fulfilling this growth, we are seeking compassionate individuals to join our team.
UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

For questions please contact Nurse Recruiter, Linh Nguyen, at or (206) 668-5923.

Posting Date: 09/11/2017
Specialty: Community Health

CRNA/Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - MA

Your experience will be valued!
Matrix Providers is offering a locum opportunity for a civilian CRNA / Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist to provide potential services to our soldiers and their families at the VA Boston Healthcare System in MA.
Day schedule: Monday - Friday
• Six month position with option of six month extensiion
• Financial package designed to attract compassionate, top performers
• Comprehensive benefits package to include major medical, dental and vision plans, 401k
• Paid time-off and holidays
• Relocation and bonus options
• Malpractice provided with tail coverage
For more information, please contact Edie McDuffie at

The CRNA must have the following:
• A degree in nursing from a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate stateaccrediting agency and accredited by one of the following: NLNAC, CCNE, or the AACN
• Graduate of an accredited nurse anesthesia educational program approved by the AANA at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
• Current, full active and unrestricted licensure as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia.
• Graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted licensure must meet the requirement of graduation from approved school of professional nursing.
• Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. The following list of knowledge, skills and abilities present the minimum skill set expected of an Entry Level Nurse Anesthetist.

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