Career Center

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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Listing

Posting Date: 02/12/2018
Specialty: Neonatal Critical Care
Email: Marisol.Maldonado@kp.org

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 San Francisco, California.

Clinical Nurse Specialist
• Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – job #640670
• Critical Care – job #644197

In this role, you will provide in-depth clinical expertise in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or the Critical Care department. You will develop and ensure quality standards for the nursing practice and for a specific patient population. In addition, you will provide advanced clinical practice education, consultation, research, and administration.

Qualifications include:
• At least three years of experience in the NICU or critical care
• Previous clinical nurse specialist experience preferred
• Five years of experience in critical care preferred
• A bachelor’s degree; a clinical master’s degree in 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 graduate of an accredited school of nursing
• A current California RN license
• Clinical Nurse Specialist certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing in area of specialty
• Current BLS certification
• ACLS or PALS certification preferred
• 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 http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing the above job numbers.

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: 01/19/2018
Specialty: Pediatric Acute & Critical Care
Email: jmurchison@stanfordchildrens.org

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Various Positions

At Stanford Children’s Health, world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. And we live that sentiment, daily, through our continued education, breakthrough discoveries and clinical excellence. Stanford Children’s Health is the only health care system in the Bay Area, and one of the few in the country, exclusively dedicated to pediatric and obstetric care. With Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, at the center, we bring world-renowned Stanford expertise and innovation to our general and specialty pediatric practices. In December 2017, we doubled the size of our hospital to become the nation's most technologically advanced, family-friendly, and environmentally sustainable hospital dedicated to children and expectant mothers.

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Neuroscience

Our pediatric neuroscience team specializes in treating the full range of neurological conditions in infants, children, and adolescents, from head injury to genetic and neuromuscular disorders. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist role will assess, plan, provide and evaluate specialized nursing care of patients by advancing the quality and scope of nursing practice through clinical practice, education, research, consultation, and administration. To learn more, visit http://careers.stanfordchildrens.org/jobs/1918284-clinical-nurse-specialist-neuroscience-admin-phase-ii-planning-1-dot-0-fte-days

Clinical Nurse Specialist - CVICU

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) is the intensive care component of the patient care continuum of the Heart Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. We are staffed by more than seventy nurses who are specially trained in the care of critically-ill infants, children and adolescents with congenital or acquired heart disease. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist role will assess, plan, provide and evaluate specialized nursing care of patients by advancing the quality and scope of nursing practice through clinical practice, education, research, consultation, and administration. To learn more, visit http://careers.stanfordchildrens.org/jobs/1509038-clinical-nurse-specialist-cvicu-1-dot-0-fte-days

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Master's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification:
CA Registered Nurse (RN), CNS - Clinical Nurse Specialist certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

To apply or schedule a call, visit careers.stanfordchildrens.org or contact Julie Murchison at jmurchison@stanfordchildrens.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Posting Date: 02/01/2018
Specialty: Women's Health
Email: shari.walsh@uchealth.org

This position supports over 250 nursing staff members and over 30 providers made up of Certified Nurse Midwives and OB/GYN Physicians, at two hospital facilities. The CNS is overall responsible for the quality, best practice and clinical guidelines education conducted for the perinatal nursing staff. The individual will work closely with the CNS for Postpartum and Newborn Nurses to ensure that coordination of efforts is accomplished. We are on our Baby-Friendly and Magnet Journey and deliver over 4600 patients per year, making us the largest delivering hospital in the state of Colorado.

At UCHealth, we do things differently


We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Summary
Acts as an expert clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher. Works to improve nursing practice and patient care. This position is to be specialized in acute care.





Job Duties

Identifies needs of the patient and family and interprets needs with staff. Promotes optimal patient outcomes.



Develops individual patient strategies. Evaluates effectiveness of care and recommends change to improve outcomes. Helps develop evidence-based protocols and procedures.



Prepares reports on patient and program outcomes. Advises other departments, committees and the community on pain management. With nurse educators, assesses educational needs and coordinates programs for caregivers. Mentors students.



Provides consultation to health care providers and patients. Facilitates problem-solving in patient care delivery. Evaluates practices for safety, patient satisfaction, cost benefit, or barriers to care.






Skills and Abilities



Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.



Requirements



* Master's degree in Nursing


*3 years' experience in clinical specialty in an acute care setting; experience in pain management.

* State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)

* State licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Nurse Practitioner (NP) and/or other designation as required by law.

*Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant unit certification requirement.




IF APPLICABLE(if HM selects "yes" on requisition request): Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.


Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.


Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!


The UCHealth system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Posting Date: 01/12/2018
Specialty:
Email: DHnursing.org

Nurse Managers/Surpervisors Wanted
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH

We are currently looking for experienced Nurse Managers to join our remarkable team. If you are a nurse with management experience looking for that “right fit” for your next career move, your time will be well spent if you continue reading. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock organization is a unique place for nurses and for nurse leaders. We are one of the few locations throughout the United States that can offer nurses some of the most diverse, sophisticated and rewarding nursing careers, but we can also claim an outstanding quality of life. Why are we so unique? We are a world-renowned medical center set right in the middle of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We recognize that “quality of life” means different things to different people, but we are pretty confident since we have beautiful, rural and suburban housing options, world-class primary, secondary and graduate schools, hundreds of lakes, thousands of miles of hiking trails and some of the best skiing in the country. This all means you can be a happy nurse with more quality time with friends, family, pets or maybe just quiet hikes by yourself. Our idea of traffic in the “Upper Valley” of New Hampshire is a line at the chair lift.

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a Level-1 academic center offers exciting, acute care opportunities in a rigorous, research-focused environment. From our Center for Surgical Innovation to our 8,000 sqft Training and Simulation Center, we focus on the training and professional development of all our nurses. Our nurses are well educated and serve as central figures in the success and governance of our system.

To be considered, candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor degree in Nursing with the ability to procure an RN license in the state of New Hampshire.

Just some of the areas we have available for nurse managers include:

• DHART (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team)
• Internal Medicine – Clinic
• Dermatology
• Neurology
• The Norris Cotton Cancer Center
• And many more


“I believe you’ll find that we are very proud and supportive of the contributions our nurses make to the quality and safety of the care we provide. I look forward to seeing you in our care environment and hearing about your contributions to making D-H a great place to give and receive care.”

Warm regards,
Karen F. Clements, RN, FACHE
Chief Nursing Officer, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Read more Dartmouth-Hitchcock and why YOU should work here.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level-1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our nursing career site to learn more and apply:
Please visit: DHnursing.org

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Date: 02/09/2018
Specialty: Perinatal
Email: victor.vena@rwjbh.org

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Full-Time; Day Shift (8am-5pm)

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

Requirements:

• 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: https://www.healthcaresource.com/rwjuh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=107542

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: 01/31/2018
Specialty: Cardiovascular
Email: timmy.coleman@carolinashealthcare.org

Job Summary
Advanced practice nurse who influences patient outcomes through three spheres of influence: patient and family, nursing personnel and nursing practice, and organizational systems. Oversees direct culturally sensitive care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, and intervening of health problems. Leads the advancement of nursing practice at the micro and macro levels to enhance nursing care. Leads system changes to optimize resources and improve outcomes.

Essential Functions
• Promotes patient safety and quality outcomes through clinical inquiry and clinical judgment
• Demonstrates specialty/advanced practice clinical expertise
• Creates and translates best evidence into clinical practice
• Conducts comprehensive, holistic wellness to illness assessments using evidence-base techniques and tools
• Designs strategies, including advanced nursing therapies, to meet the multifaceted needs of complex patients
• Assists staff in the development of innovative, cost-effective programs or protocols of care
• Facilitates the provision of clinically competent care by staff through education, role modeling, teambuilding, and quality monitoring.
• Performs system level assessments to identify variables that influence nursing practice and outcomes, including but not limited to: regulatory requirements, political influences, health care financing, and recurring practices that enhance or compromise patient or system outcomes.
• Integrates resource utilization and care coordination across transitions of care.
• Synthesizes assessment data, advanced knowledge, and experience, using critical thinking and clinical judgment to formulate differential diagnoses for clinical problems amendable to CNS intervention


Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Master's Degree in Nursing in the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) track required. CNS certification from a national credentialing body approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) required. If no CNS certification available in the specialty, requirements determined by the NCBON to be recognized as a CNS required. Recognition as a CNS must be maintained in accordance to the requirements of the NCBON. Current licensure to practice as a RN or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state of NC required.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations

Job Summary
Advanced practice nurse who influences patient outcomes through three spheres of influence: patient and family, nursing personnel and nursing practice, and organizational systems. Oversees direct culturally sensitive care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, and intervening of health problems. Leads the advancement of nursing practice at the micro and macro levels to enhance nursing care. Leads system changes to optimize resources and improve outcomes.

Essential Functions
• Promotes patient safety and quality outcomes through clinical inquiry and clinical judgment
• Demonstrates specialty/advanced practice clinical expertise
• Creates and translates best evidence into clinical practice
• Conducts comprehensive, holistic wellness to illness assessments using evidence-base techniques and tools
• Designs strategies, including advanced nursing therapies, to meet the multifaceted needs of complex patients
• Assists staff in the development of innovative, cost-effective programs or protocols of care
• Facilitates the provision of clinically competent care by staff through education, role modeling, teambuilding, and quality monitoring.
• Performs system level assessments to identify variables that influence nursing practice and outcomes, including but not limited to: regulatory requirements, political influences, health care financing, and recurring practices that enhance or compromise patient or system outcomes.
• Integrates resource utilization and care coordination across transitions of care.
• Synthesizes assessment data, advanced knowledge, and experience, using critical thinking and clinical judgment to formulate differential diagnoses for clinical problems amendable to CNS intervention


Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Master's Degree in Nursing in the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) track required. CNS certification from a national credentialing body approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) required. If no CNS certification available in the specialty, requirements determined by the NCBON to be recognized as a CNS required. Recognition as a CNS must be maintained in accordance to the requirements of the NCBON. Current licensure to practice as a RN or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state of NC required.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations

Posting Date: 02/07/2018
Specialty: Pediatric
Email: To apply, send resume to: maureen.carroll@towerhealth.org

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Reading Hospital, you will be inspired to advance nursing practice, improve patient outcomes, and promote professional development, as you develop a specialized role within our in-patient Pediatric Unit and Pediatric ED. At Reading Hospital, the CNS functions as an educator, consultant, mentor, and researcher, and is an active participant in the collaborative practice framework. We will rely on you to influence the delivery of care through your interactions with patients, family members, and nursing personnel, and your impact on organizational systems. You will participate on committees and team projects, as well as take an active role in professional organizations and community activities.

• Pediatric nursing experience
• Master’s degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist
• Will consider RNs with master’s degree who are willing to complete a post-master’s CNS certificate within a year of hire
• Pennsylvania RN license
• ANCC Certification as CNS or plan to obtain
• We offer tuition assistance up to $30,000
• Schedule is full-time, days

Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services across Eastern Pennsylvania. We bring together more than 11,000 dedicated team members, 2,000 nationally recognized physicians, specialists, and providers across 65 convenient locations. Together, our six hospitals and other entities offer a full range of medical care to more than 2.5 million people. Here, we know that advancing the quality of care will transform the quality of life.

About Reading Hospital
Our nationally recognized flagship institution, Reading Hospital has served the local community since 1867. We’re a Magnet® designated facility with many specialties, a dedicated rehabilitation hospital, and affiliated medical offices, all committed to delivering access to the region’s highest quality care, leading-edge technology, and experienced medical professionals. Located in the friendly West Reading area, our main campus offers a variety of amenities that make working here every day a pleasure.

http://careers.towerhealth.org/

Tower Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Posting Date: 01/12/2018
Specialty: Cardiovascular
Email: dan.williams@swedish.org

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to work in Cardiovasular Clinical Education at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) functions in collaboration with and acts as a liaison between service directors and managers across the whole Swedish System for the cardiovascular patient population.

In this position you will:
• Develop and implement system wide standards of practice, including cardiovascular policies, protocols and procedures
• Develop, maintain and advance the clinical competency of the nursing staff; as well as work/process flow analysis and improvements
• Articulate and demonstrate nursing practice that incorporates current cardiovascular nursing standards; regulatory requirements, best practices; an interdisciplinary framework; outcomes from nursing and healthcare research; changes in healthcare that impact patient care delivery; and advances in technology that support efficient and effective patient care
• Be an advisor for program development and strategic planning
• Collaborate with other clinical nurse specialists and the clinical education staff to ensure that the nursing staff has the knowledge and the skills to provide excellent nursing care that achieves high quality clinical outcomes, is cost effective, and is responsive to patient/family expectations
• System wide responsibility; CNS staff are required to have transportation to be available at all Swedish Medical Center locations as needed

Qualifications:
Required qualifications for this position include:
• Master’s Degree with a focus in cardiovascular or critical care nursing from an accredited school of nursing
• Washington State Registered Nurse or RN Temporary Practice Permit
• Valid driver’s license and possession of the minimum (or greater) insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington
• Recent experience in cardiovascular nursing, including cardiac surgery

Preferred qualifications for this position include:
• Certification in specialty

About Swedish Shared Services
Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Swedish.jobs
When applying online, please reference job number 172844.

Apply online:
http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=117078

Swedish is an Equal Opportunity Employer.