Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.
The Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator supports the educational and clinical needs in the neurology/neurosurgery population by working collaboratively with nursing and medical management to assure quality patient care. The role includes enhancing quality and patient safety, translating research into nursing practice, acting as a resource in a clinical specialty to colleagues across disciplines, role model/leader in patient care and hospital process, and drives improvement in patient care for a wide variety of complex adult illnesses.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: CA RN License, ACLS & BLS Certificate, CCRN
Preferred: Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, State of California
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: 5 years neurological nursing experience, 1 year teaching experience
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: BS in Nursing preferred; Masters Degree in Nursing required .
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, educational process skills, facilitation skills & Microsoft Office Computer applications preferred
Physical Requirement Analysis is located in the Human Resources Department.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom