|Clinical Nurse Specialist - Perianesthesia |
Parnassus location; San Francisco, CA Job ID: 11139
The Perianesthesia Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is the clinical leader for a program or area of nursing practice at UCSF Medical Center. The advanced knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical expertise in a focus area, evidence-based practice and research, education, consultation, and leadership. These competencies are essential to advance the practice of nursing and the professional development of nurses.
The specialized knowledge and skills are used within three major areas of focus: patient/family, nurses and nursing practice, and the organization/system. The CNS and Patient Care Manager are partners in leading the nursing clinical practice area(s). The CNS coordinates and guides clinical activities/projects of nurses within a practice area. The CNS is accountable for collaborating with members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies. The CNS is responsible for maintaining current professional knowledge and competencies and contributing to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit/system, local, and/or national and international level.
-Minimum of 3 years of recent clinical RN experience in the specialty area
-Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California
-Active American Heart Association CPR certification
-Active State of California CNS certification required
-Master’s degree from an accredited Clinical Nurse Specialist program
-Specialty nursing certification relating to patient population required within one year of hire
-This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations
-The CNS must be willing to support clinical practice at all hospital locations.
-Recent CNS experience
-Certified Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Reviewer
-Certified JBI Train-the-Trainer
We offer competitive compensation and exceptional benefits, many of which begin on your first day of employment, including: medical/dental/vision insurance and a generous paid time off program. We also offer an outstanding retirement package and an exciting incentive award program.
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Susan Walczak, RN MS NE-BC
Senior Nurse Recruiter at
UCSF Medical Center
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.