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Clinical Nurse Specialist 8W General Surgery

UCLA Health Type Full time Posted 9/1/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/16/2014
CA - California (All) - Los Angeles Referral - n/a -    

Job Duties

The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 8West Surgical Clinical Nurse V is a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with educational preparation at a minimum of a Master's degree in Nursing that includes the five components of the Clinical Nurse Specialist role (practitioner, educator, administrator/manager, consultant, researcher). In addition, the CNS is certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing to practice as a CNS. The CNS demonstrates a high degree of professional competence in the care of surgical patients, ideally with expertise in head and neck surgery and/or urologic surgery, and utilizes advanced theoretical and empirical knowledge and a scientific approach to problem solving. The CNS establishes standards for patient care and evaluates interventions to improve care. Emphasis on the role components is dependent upon the patient population and the clinical and administrative functions/needs of the unit, Department of Nursing and UCLA Healthcare System.

Job Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Current licensure as a Registered Nursing in the State of California. Master's Degree prepared in Nursing with CNS specialty required, with 3-5 years of recent clinical experience in area of specialization. Must be certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.