Cardiac ICU - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Reference Number: afj20170717cnsicu
Location: Greater Seattle, WA area


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Cardiac ICU -  Clinical Nurse Specialist

Washington State


About the Hospital:  Magnet, pediatric, not-for-profit hospital (the first in the Pacific Northwest), “Lean” culture and a growing quaternary care Cardiac Program including heart transplant.  Ranked as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.   Recently, made Forbes Best Employers List for the entire United States!


About the Position: The Clinical Nurse Specialist – CICU will provided education, clinical expertise and leadership to promote the standards of nursing practice for the unit.  Actively evaluates and removes waste while implementing standards with regard to nursing practice.  Works closely with hospital leadership to develop standards of patient care and evaluate nursing process to achieve the most optimal process for the department.   


Salary: Salary DOE plus relocation and excellent benefits.



  • BSN and MSN,
  • Washington RN License and
  • Minimum 5 years of Pediatric CICU nursing experience , required.
  • Previous Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) experience, required.                     
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, required within 90 days of hire,
  • ANCC or AACN Certification as a CNS(pediatric or Neonatal), preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CPI methodologies,

Location:  One of the fastest-growing cities in the US and a regional epicenter for the performing arts!  A plethora of cultural events and a mild, temperate marine climate to allow year-round recreational activities, including:  cycling, hiking, skiing/snowboarding, kayaking, rock-climbing, boating, and sailing.  Surrounded by National Forests and Parks and just a couple of hours from the Pacific Ocean.  Join nearly 700,000 people who already call this amazing city home!


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