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Clinical Nurse Specialist

**Overview**


Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County's largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at.


**Responsibilities**


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Under the direction of the VP/CNE, this position works in a collaborative effort to ensure the overall function and integrity of nursing services, with an emphasis on medical and surgical nursing.


The incumbent is required to have expertise in CQI team facilitation as well as extensive knowledge of Joint Commission, state and federal regulations and standards for acute care hospitals.


This position is responsible for maintaining a program for compliance with JCAHO, state and other regulatory standards within the Department of Nursing and performs a key supportive role in hospital-wide continuous survey readiness.


This position is responsible for operationalizing the recommendations from Q.I. and environmental demands into appropriate educational responsibilities. Represents WHC as necessary to promote an integrated approach for Dignity Health Sacramento Service Area educational objectives.


The incumbent is responsible for staff education and direction, establishing clinical performance criteria, promoting professional interactions among peers and physicians and enhancing levels of performance. In collaboration with the VP/CNE, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, other Clinical Nurse Specialists and staff, the incumbent has duties which include but are not limited to the following: establishing clinical performance criteria and contributing to the analysis and appraisal of staff performance results through assessment of clinical capabilities; participating in unit-based orientation for new employees as necessary; participating in quality improvement activities; and ensuring compliance with regulatory/accreditation agencies.


**Qualifications**


QUALIFICATIONS:


This position requires current California licensure as an RN and a MSN degree. CNS certification from the BRN preferred. Three to five years of clinical and/or managerial experience or a comparable combination of education and experience. BCLS, ACLS preferred.


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**Job ID** _2017-39474_


**Employment Type** _Full Time_


**Department** _Nursing Administration_


**Hours / Pay Period** _72_


**Facility** _Woodland Healthcare_


**Shift** _Varied_


**Location** _WOODLAND_


**State/Province** _CA_


**Standard Hours** _Varied_

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