Clinical Nurse Specialist, Oncology

Waterfall Technology Consulting Partners Oakland , CA 94612

Posted 1 week ago

Waterfall Technology Consulting Partners is assisting our prestigious client in seeking out YOUR talent to help them with their goal initiatives. We are also seeking to assist YOU with either growing your career or providing you with the opportunity to enrich your proven talent!

About the role:

Provides in-depth clinical expertise in a defined area of nursing practice (eg. pediatrics, oncology, adult medicine). Develops and ensures quality standards for nursing practice for a specific patient population. Provides advanced clinical practice education, consultation, research and administration.

You would go on multi-disciplinary rounds with the staff to learn about them and their duties. You will look to understand what the opportunities are for staff education, understanding what the challenges and learning opportunities may be, familiarizing yourself with the patient population, and reviewing the quality goals striving to assist with gaining excellent metrics. You will provide education to nursing staff regarding new policies, protocols, or a new regime. You must be collaborative, professional and work well in a team setting. This is not a management role.

You would work side by side to support the nursing staff; there are 27 beds.

New graduates are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Establishing and monitoring care standards, making recommendations for changes in area of clinical practice. Collaborating with nursing staff in assessing patient, family age-specific nursing needs and developing plan of care for complex high-risk patients.

Evaluating the effectiveness of the care provided.

Designing teaching programs for patients/families and providing assistance to nursing staff in program implementation.

Developing interdisciplinary plans of care for complex and high risk patients.

In conjunction with members of the health care team, assessing staff knowledge and identifies competency-based education needs of staff and members.

Designing and implementing education programs to ensure the quality of staff knowledge and skills. Introducing new techniques/innovation based on advanced practice trends.

May also serve as a preceptor to graduate healthcare students.

Providing consultation to physicians, nurses and other health care providers in meeting care needs of individual or groups of patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

Making recommendations to change standards of care or standards of practice based on own research or the research of others.

Defining and implementing best nursing practices.

Assisting in interviewing staff and provides input into evaluations regarding clinical competence and provides coaching and counseling.

Participating and consulting in setting the direction for QA&I monitoring, establishing standards and evaluating outcomes.

Collecting and analyzing data regarding patient care outcomes, trends, morbidity and mortality.

Accessing the client’s data to evaluate the quality of care provided.

Using the client’s data to manage clinical operations.

Monitoring quality, appropriateness, and accuracy of the client’s documentation.

Maintaining role specific client competencies.



Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum of three (3) years of experience in area of clinical specialty (Oncology)

Must be comfortable providing Chemotherapy and Biotherapy education

Education

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree in a clinical field of nursing or a clinical field related to nursing including but not limited to psychology, public health, social work, education, health sciences, behavioral sciences, nutrition, and bioethics from a nationally accredited master's/post master's nursing academic program.

License, Certification, Registration

Current California RN license by date of hire.

Clinical Nurse Specialist certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing in area of specialty by date of hire.

Current BLS certificate required.

Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional

Requirements:

Demonstrated clinical expertise in area of specialty.

Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical Nurse Specialist experience preferred.

ACLS or PALS Certification preferred.

Keywords: Preceptor, education, staff nurse, training, quality, oncology, leukemia, Registered Nurse, hospital, medical, clinical, liaison, adjunct faculty, nurse

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Clinical Nurse Specialist, Oncology

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