Providence Health & Services Clinical Nurse Specialist - Orthopedic in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a full time, variable shift Clinical Nurse Specialist Orthopedic to the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is a Registered Nurse with advanced education and clinical expertise in specific areas of clinical practice.

  • Implement the role by functioning as expert clinician, role model, consultant, educator, and researcher.

  • Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide clinical expertise for patient management to assure the coordination of effective, efficient, and appropriate patient care along the health illness continuum.

  • Function within the organization as clinical expert, resource expert and change agent.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN)

  • Current California Clinical Nurse Specialist certification

  • Specialty Professional Nursing Organization certification

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from the American Heart Association

  • At least 2 years experience in a specialty area

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 160129