San Jose, California

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.


Schedule: 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) Shift: Monday - Friday, Days
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice nurse (APN), who demonstrates advanced cognitive and psychomotor capabilities in the assessment, treatment and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems. The CNS functions autonomously and in collaboration with other healthcare providers as a practitioner, educator, consultant, clinical leader and researcher. The CNS relies on his / her advanced education and applies advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret and make inferences from facts and circumstances that vary from case to case. The CNS operates independently and works directly with clinical department leaders on the nursing units where there is no direct supervision. The work of a CNS is intellectual in nature and is reflective of their advanced, specialized academic training and education. The consistent exercise of a high degree of discretion and independent judgment is required.
 
The CNS is primarily responsible for: development, execution, evaluation and ongoing supervision of individual and project action plans in order to improve patient care outcomes; create policies and procedures; conduct independent assessment of patients and their current treatment plans; collaborate on plan of care with physicians, nursing leadership and clinical staff; assess education/training needs and develop and present programs specially-tailored to meet the needs of a multidisciplinary clinical staff; analyze complex clinical data and recommend instructional programs to close the gap in institutional clinical knowledge; independently plan, organize and execute special projects and complete projects assigned by CNO or designee; exercise authority and/or may effectively recommend personnel actions, such as hiring, transfers, corrective action, and participating in job performance evaluations.

The NICU Nursing teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

 


Qualifications

Educations: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing. Masters Degree in Nursing required. 


License/Certifications: Current California RN License. Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Course Certification. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course. CA Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification.


Experience: Three to five years of Acute Care neonatal experience with a solid grasp of hemodynamics required. 

Three years prior work experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred. 


Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: Analytical skills necessary in order to handle non-routine, complex administrative details. Computer literate with in-depth knowledge, experience to operate word processing, data bases, graphics, and spreadsheets in order to generate reports.  Ability to learn and operate Kronos, Meditech, Excel, Word and patient care management systems. Maintains current knowledge and competency in areas of specialization.


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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