Community Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery - RN Clinical Nurse Specialist - F/T 12 hrs. in Fresno, California
LABOR AND DELIVERY - RN CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS) F/T 12 HRS.
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is looking to add dynamic, talented nursed to our team!
- Looking to progress your nursing career and making a positive difference in your community?* *
- Would you like to join a team where your talents will be used to the fullest*?*
CRMC is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centersbetween Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.
The Labor and Delivery unit in Fresno, California, is a 32 bed unit that integrates services for high risk tertiary care combining labor and delivery and antepartum. This consists of 22 LDR rooms, 10 triage beds, and 3 surgical suites. To work in Labor and Delivery, our nurses need to be committed to providing comprehensive care for each patient in an exciting and challenging environment. Each member of the Labor and Delivery team plays an important role in ensuring that our unit runs safely and efficiently. We care for healthy mothers with healthy babies, as well as for mothers with complex diseases and high risk pregnancies such as: preeclampsia, diabetes, preterm labor, multiple gestations, and fetal anomalies. Our focus is on creating a family-centered environment with a firm belief that patient safety should always come first. We place an emphasis on evidence-based practice, as well as encouragement and support for innovative research to improve patient outcomes. To work at Community Regional Medical Center is to be a part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients, a nurturing dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who collaborates with members of the health care team to enhance patient care. A CNS first intervenes as an expert patient consultant and then develops and supports nursing staff with patient care within an identified specialty. The CNS practices within three spheres of influence: the patient/client, nursing and nursing practice and the organization/health system with the patient being the most important sphere. The CNS’s clinical expertise comes from experience and competencies within a specialty of nursing practice. Their guidance is used to address nursing issues within the patient/client, nursing and nursing practice, and the organization/system spheres. The essential roles of the CNS: expert clinician, interdisciplinary consultant, educator, researcher, and leader help to 1) direct specialty knowledge and skill acquisition, 2) shape core competencies of clinical practice, 3) promote evidence-based outcome-guided nursing care, 4) integrate quality patient care across CMC practice sites, 5) promoting an environment of mentoring and system change that empower the nurse to experience professional growth and development.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Nursing. Graduate of a CNS program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Five years of clinical or education experience in area of specialty.
PREFERRED: Doctoral degree in Nursing.
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current California Registered Nurse license, current California Clinical Nurse Specialist license, current BLS certification, additional certifications may be required by certain specialties/departments.
PREFERRED: National certification in area of specialty.
Benefits We Offer
We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.
Job Title: Labor and Delivery - RN Clinical Nurse Specialist - F/T 12 hrs.
Facility: Community Regional Medical Center
Employment Type Description: Full Time - 12hour
Location: Community Regional Medical Center
Shift Hours/Days: Days
Job Number: JO-1510-16171
Date Posted: 10/13/2016
Minimum Years Experience: 5
Required Degree: Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)