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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Nurse Specialist - Emergency Department in Los Angeles, California

Are you a leader? Do you inspire?

A true leader aims to inspire—and at Cedars-Sinai, that’s exactly what our Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) do! Our people bring an unmatched passion to their craft and it shows in everything they accomplish, including ranking #7 of Best Hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report as well as achieving Magnet® designation for an unprecedented five times!

Cedars-Sinai's Emergency Department (ED) leads the way with a Level I Trauma Center, Pediatric Trauma Center, Pediatric Critical Care Center, On-Site Laboratory, STEMI Receiving Center, Stroke Receiving Center, Satellite Blood Bank and Paramedic Base Station open 24 hours a day, seven days a week available to all people in need.

We have an exciting and new opportunity for a CNS for the ED, an advanced practice nurse to take a leadership role in designing, implementing and evaluating patient-specific and population-based programs of care at the unit based and system level.

  • Responsibilities are achieved through three spheres of influence: client, personnel, and organizational systems.

  • A critical component of the CNS is to generate and evaluate evidence for practice.

  • The CNS works collaboratively to provide guidance, direction and assistance to the health care team to maintain and provide optimum quality care to the ED population.

Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Program bonus. See website for details: http://careers.cedars-sinai.edu/working-here/employee-referrals/


Educational Requirements:

  • Master's degree in clinical nursing specialty required.

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree preferred.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Valid California Registered Nurse license.

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist certification by the CA Board of Registered Nursing.

  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Life Support certifications.

  • National Specialty certification required.


  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience in nursing, including 3 years in specialty.

  • Experience as a CNS preferred.

  • Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned area

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.