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Clinical Nurse Specialist RN, NICU

Full-Time (40 hours), Days, 8am-4:30pm
Job ID: 1245220
Los Angeles, 90034

Job Summary:

  • Sign On Bonus 10% of annual salary offered to eligible external hires.
  • The Clinical Nurse Specialist role at Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region is a clinical manager who partners with the operational manager to ensure that nursing staff delivers safe and effective care. The role is built around the five role subcomponents as regulated by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Leadership, Consultation, Research, Education, and Clinical Practice.Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develops area of specialty competency criteria for outcome monitoring of the staff.Assists in interviewing staff and provides input into evaluations regarding clinical competence, participating in the creation, implementation, and follow up of action plans for professional, competency development and recommending terminations when appropriate.
  • Conducts cost/benefit analysis of new clinical technologies resulting in recommendations for implementation and budgets.
  • Provides coaching and counseling to the nursing staff and other health care providers.
  • Participates as a part of management in providing 24 hour clinical leadership by developing standards of practice, policies and procedures for a specialty patient population that are consistent with professional practice standards.
  • Partners with fellow clinical and operational managers in implementing methods and processes in specialty area to support change in nursing practice, care programs and clinical innovation achieving improved patient/…

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in area of specialty required.


  • Clinical masters degree in nursing, in area of specialization.
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate (California)
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in area of specialty.
  • Recent project management experience.
  • Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to customers, contracted providers, and vendors.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist experience preferred.    
About the Hospital

At Kaiser Permanente, our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists. For more than 70 years, we’ve offered our nurses the opportunity to advance the delivery of excellent, compassionate care for our members. When you choose a career with us, you’ll boldly transform care while improving the health of our communities and nation. As we work towards achieving Magnet recognition by 2025, these jobs will give you even more opportunities to innovate, evolve, and bring to life the KP model of total care.

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