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Providence Health & Services Clinical Nurse Specialist – NICU in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Specialist – NICU (Hospital Administration, Day Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital in Spokane, WA. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate advanced capabilities and knowledge in assessment, diagnoses, treatment and evaluation of an identified population or high-risk group to facilitate optimal outcomes.

  • Collaborate with directors, managers, other CNS’s, and clinical education staff in the development, maintenance and advancement of the clinical competency and professional development of the nursing staff, and the teams they work with, in areas of clinical practice within.

  • Translate specialty-specific evidence in the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based practice, including policies, protocols and procedures as well as system wide education and integration of research and evidenced-based practice at the bedside.

  • Consult and coordinates practice and care issues for complex patients to ensure safe, timely and highest quality nursing care.

  • Work in collaboration with management and interdisciplinary teams to develop an ongoing strategy to assess processes and outcomes of patient care and identify opportunities for improvement.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in nursing with clinical focus

  • CNS Certification/diploma from an accredited clinical nurse specialist program OR will begin this program within 6 months of hire and sit for CNS certification examination

  • Washington state RN License

  • Current certification in specialty area (ie CEN, CCRN, NICU, Etc)

  • Current core course completions in BLS, ACLS, PALS, or NRP required as applicable to specialty

  • 4 years clinical registered nurse experience in a level 3 or 4 NICU

  • 2 years clinical leadership experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 235567