Clinical Nurse Specialist

- BLS
- CA Registered Nurse


Clinical Nurse Specialist

Located in the city of Santa Barbara, California, Cottage Children's Medical Center is recognized today as a regional referral center for the medical needs of infants, toddlers and children throughout the tri-county area. It is part of the larger Cottage Hospital, a major not-for-profit teaching hospital and trauma center servicing the south and central coast of California since 1888. The primary focus of the 22 bed Level III, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the provision of critical nursing care to the infant in crisis. The neonatal patient may suffer from a wide variety of medical conditions such as prematurity, respiratory distress, meconium aspiration syndrome, hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia, sepsis and surgical conditions requiring pre and post operative care. Care ranges from the acute phase, to patient needs or conditions necessitating close observation and interventions. The NICU utilizes a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team approach to meet the patient needs throughout their hospital stay and we recognize the importance of parents and family as being an important member of the team. We are currently seeking a dynamic, skilled Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team. Requires a Master's degree in Nursing, California RN licensure and a minimum of 3 years NICU Nursing experience. CNS state certification, national certification in NICU, NCC certification in neonatal intensive care nursing and NRP certification are also required.