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Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist - Nursing Education - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 5007

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Updated: July 12, 2014
Job Family: Nursing

Job Description & Salary Range

  UC Title:                                       Clinical Nurse V

Position Number:                     10005610

Reports to:                                  Director

Working Title:                            Clinical Nurse V

Cost Center:                               Nursing Education (8740)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                   0766

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

The Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice nurse and clinical expert actively involved in clinical practice issues for the perinatal patient. The CNS has a unique advanced practice role to integrate care across the continuum and through three spheres of influence: patient, nurse, system. The primary goal of the CNS is continuous improvement of patient outcomes and nursing care. The CNS is primarily focused on improving clinical outcomes through high quality patient care; the advancement of nursing knowledge; consultative services, research, community awareness and education. The CNS serves as a positive role model, demonstrating expert professional nursing practice, strong customer service and enhanced leadership ability.  The CNS works on a collegial basis with the multidisciplinary team and the other CNS‘s and Educators at the Medical Center, and is an active participant on various Medical Center committees.


 Required Qualifications:

Registered Nurse

Strong customer service orientation as well as written and oral communication skills

Working knowledge of Joint Commission and other regulatory requirements present in an acute care setting

Masters of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support

Complete understanding of acuity levels for specific patient populations

Current Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification specific to patient population served

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Basic computer literacy and proficiency with MS Word and MS Outlook


Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Specialty nursing certification relating to the patient population

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