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Providence Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN) - NICU *$12,000 Hiring Bonus* in Tarzana, California


Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN) - NICU (Part-time Days)

$12,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN) serves as a consultant, educator, researcher, and clinical expert for the medical center and service area. Demonstrates expertise in the care of age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics) according to clinical specialty, and participates in related continuing education.


Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing.

  • Advanced study in area of clinical specialization.

  • Coursework in adult education principles.

  • Training in performance improvement and research methodology.

  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse.

  • CNS certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

  • Current BLS-HCP Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA), or American Red Cross (ARC) CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date.

  • NRP required for employees in L&D, NICU, Nursery, Postpartum.

• New graduates - within 6 months from date of hire.

• Other caregivers - within 180 days of completion of clinical orientation for other employees.

  • 1 year experience in adult education, patient/family education.

  • 3 years recent experience in nursing specialty area.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate a/v equipment & equipment used in area of clinical specialty.

  • Able to work collaboratively with all health team members.

  • Basic word processing skills.

  • Curriculum design and evaluation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to teach individuals and groups.

  • Demonstrated direct patient care and clinical consultation skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Nursing specialty certification.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 352681