• Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Pediatric ICU (PICU)/Pediatrics, Full-Time, 10 Hours

    Requisition ID
    2018-9399
    Category
    Licensed Nursing Positions
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    1/31/2019
  • Overview

    Being the largest private employer in the Central Valley means that people count on us to improve their quality of life. At Community Medical Centers, your role as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) plays an integral part in directly affecting those we serve. Here, you will actively feel and see the impact you have in fulfilling the central purpose of our mission: “to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education”.

     

    The health and well-being of our region’s pediatric patients is one of our top priorities. By having the only perinatology program in the Central Valley combined with our expertise in handling high-risk pregnancies and deliveries, Community Regional Medical Center regularly receives patients from 15 other area hospitals. Our 84-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is the largest in the region and provides care for infants with complex critical care needs, including premature infants and babies with a variety of diagnoses. From high-risk antepartum, to labor and delivery, to postpartum and follow-up care, it’s all here!

     

    In 2015 we partnered with UCSF Benioff Children’s hospital to further our ability to provide care for the children of our valley. As we continue to grow, we anticipate additional expansion of our Pediatric services and are looking for a Pediatric/Pediatric ICU (PICU) Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) that will contribute their passion and experience to help us fulfill our mission.

     

    By joining our Pediatric services, you will be able to have a hands on role in the development of a vital need for our community. The Pediatric Unit and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Community Regional Medical Center are both 10-bed units in our large teaching facility. Our goal is to provide care for the ENTIRE family receiving patients from a seven county referral area. The patients receive care for a variety of life-threatening medical and surgical conditions, using a family centered care approach. Nurses in Pediatric services learn the skills necessary to maintain vital functions for these fragile children, while supporting their families through difficult times.

     

    If you are seeking a career that matches your passion for helping people then continue reading below!

    Responsibilities

    The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary health care team to enhance patient care.  Specifically, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) (CNS) at Community Medical Centers will have an opportunity to develop, research, coordinate, collaborate and lead evidence-based practice in a variety of settings, including the PICU, inpatient pediatric-centric clinical settings, and a variety of interdepartmental units where Pediatric patients receive medical care and other ancillary services.  Community Medical Centers also supports a dynamic group of CNS's, who foster a teamwork approach to improve patient care, and also to mentor and empower the nurse to promote their professional growth and development. 

    Qualifications

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION MINIMUM REQUIRED:

    Masters 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 pediatrics specialty.

     

    PREFERRED: Doctoral degree in Nursing.

     

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS 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 pediatrics specialty.

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