Job - Clinical Nurse Specialist Perioperative Nursing

UCLA HEALTH - Westwood, California

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Clinical Nurse Specialist Perioperative Nursing

UCLA HEALTH - Westwood - CA Careers Responsibilities

Become a key contributor to an award-winning health system. Help deliver world-class nursing care. Expand your professional potential in a close-knit, collaborative setting. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for UCLA Health. You will have the opportunity to work at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.  You’ll be part of an outstanding clinical team supporting a world leader in surgical excellence. In addition to being one of the nation’s largest and most renowned transplant centers, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is working at the forefront of surgical advancements in neurosurgery, robotic surgery, cardiac surgery, trauma, orthopedics and more. If you truly want to work on the cutting edge, this is the place. At UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, we are continuing to grow our surgical specialties.

To take on this important role, you must have demonstrated expertise in perioperative nursing, evidence-based practice, consultation, education, mentoring, and change leadership. You will partner with the Unit/Service Line Director in leading the nursing clinical practice area as you coordinate and guide clinical activities/projects. This role involves close collaboration with members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies. Above all we’re counting on you to maintain a high level of current professional knowledge and competency in order to advance the nursing practice at our Magnet® designated hospital.


We’re seeking a highly-skilled clinical leader with current CA RN and CNS licensure and:
·    Master’s degree in nursing program, specializing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
·    Minimum of five years RN experience, including three years in perioperative nursing.
·    National CNS certification preferred.
·    Exceptional organizational, analytical and presentation skills.
·    Computer proficiency with MS Office.
·    One year CNS experience in perioperative nursing preferred.

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout

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