The NICU CNS position should be a consultant to the nursing staff, nursing management and the NICU physicians. The NICU CNS will develop evidence based practice care models, participate in our competency testing and work as an expert to improve patient care within the NICU. The Neonatal Unit at St. Joseph’s Medical center is 22 beds with a diverse nursing staff. |
- CNS requirements include minimum of three years experience in a community level NICU.
- Masters Degree in nursing from an accredited program required.
- An excellent command of verbal and written communication skills.
- Current BLS, NRP, PALS
. Preferred requirements NRP instructor
- a California License as a registered nurse. Knowledge of Bayley Developmental Screening and High-risk Infant Follow-up Clinic. Experience in neonatal transport
. Current California CNS certificate. Knowledge of CPQCC. The
CNS to be responsible for: 1. Developing and implementing policies and procedures that guide and support the NICU services. 2. Coordinates with the other maternal child services. 3. Continuously assess and improves the performance and care of the NICU population. 4. Maintains CPQCC and other Quality programs 5. Orients and provides in-service training and continuing education to the NICU staff.
St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health . The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.
St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton,California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
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