Clinical Nurse Specialist Neuroscience

Riverside, California
Competitive Salary
Feb 06, 2018
Jul 12, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

Riverside Community Hospital, Founded in 1901, is a 478 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire.  RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage.  With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region.  RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes.  RCH is one of Riverside Countys only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center.  Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


Riverside Community Hospitals Mission & Vision:

Committed to providing compassionate care and improving the overall health of our community

Leading with innovation. Serving with compassion.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is a professional nurse, who as a result of both in-depth clinical expertise and graduate education, possesses the advanced knowledge and mastery of clinical skills necessary to provide expert nursing to patients receiving care within the continuum. The major roles of the CNS include expert clinical practice; leadership; education; consultation; and research. The CNS will influence patient outcomes through comprehensive management and individualized care using in-depth knowledge of natural sciences, behavioral sciences and clinical expertise. The CNS will demonstrate evidence of initiative, creativity, responsibility, accountability, autonomy, and flexibility in problem solving, as well as demonstrate good written and verbal communication, interpersonal relationship, and leadership skills. The CNS functions autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professionals, demonstrating self-direction and accountability in the development and implementation of the role.

Reports To: Stroke/ Neurosciences Program Coordinator

Supervises: Self-directed


Clinical Nurse Specialist Neuroscience    FT/Days No Weekends      Neurosciences

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