The Clinical Nurse Specialistis an advanced practice nurse with master's or doctoral level preparation and expert knowledge in area of specialty. The CNS improves patient care using 3 spheres of influence: patients, nurses and nursing practice, and organizations and systems. The CNS is a clinical expert in evidence-based practice within a specialty area. The CNS influences outcomes bysupport of nurses in the delivery of high quality, safe, evidence-based care. TheCNS practices in accordance with American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development and Scope and Standards of his/her professional specialty.
Major functions include:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Direct and Indirect Patient Care
B. Nurses and Nursing Practice
C. Organization/System Leadership
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:
Ethics & Values
Integrity & Trust
Management Competencies: All AVH management (Supervisor, Manager, Assistant Director,
and Director) will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:
Timely Decision Making
Fairness to Direct Reports
Hiring & Staffing
Developing Direct Reports
Education and Experience:
Required Licensure and/or Certifications:
Key Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.
Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At Antelope Valley Hospital, our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.
Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fasted growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be the preeminent healthcare facility for our district’s nearly 1.2 million residents.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.