Community Regional Medical Center Pediatric ICU - RN Clinical Nurse Specialist F/T 8 hrs. in Fresno, California


Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is looking to add dynamic, talented nursed to our team!

  • Looking to progress your nursing career and making a positive difference in your community?* *
  • Would you like to join a team where your talents will be used to the fullest*?*

CRMC is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centersbetween Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Community Regional Medical Center is a new 10-bed unit in a large teaching facility with a busy 84 bed level 3 NICU and a fast-paced Level 1 Trauma center and Burn unit with a pediatric subspecialists available. Our goal is to provide care for the ENTIRE family receiving patients from a seven county referral area. The patients receive care for a variety of life-threatening medical and surgical conditions, using a family centered care approach. Nurses in the PICU learn the skills necessary to maintain vital functions for these fragile children, while supporting their families through difficult times.


The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who collaborates with members of the health care team to enhance patient care. A CNS first intervenes as an expert patient consultant and then develops and supports nursing staff with patient care within an identified specialty. The CNS practices within three spheres of influence: the patient/client, nursing and nursing practice and the organization/health system with the patient being the most important sphere. The CNS’s clinical expertise comes from experience and competencies within a specialty of nursing practice. Their guidance is used to address nursing issues within the patient/client, nursing and nursing practice, and the organization/system spheres. The essential roles of the CNS: expert clinician, interdisciplinary consultant, educator, researcher, and leader help to 1) direct specialty knowledge and skill acquisition, 2) shape core competencies of clinical practice, 3) promote evidence-based outcome-guided nursing care, 4) integrate quality patient care across CMC practice sites, 5) promoting an environment of mentoring and system change that empower the nurse to experience professional growth and development.Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

What can you expect as an RN with Community Regional Medical Center?** **

  • A nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents
  • To provide comprehensive care for each patient in an exciting and challenging environment
  • Play an important role in ensuring that our unit runs safely and efficiently


MINIMUM REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Nursing. Graduate of a CNS program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Five years of clinical or education experience in area of specialty.

PREFERRED: Doctoral degree in Nursing.


MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current California Registered Nurse license, current California Clinical Nurse Specialist license, current BLS certification, additional certifications may be required by certain specialties/departments. PALS required.

PREFERRED: National certification in area of specialty.



Job Title: Pediatric ICU - RN Clinical Nurse Specialist F/T 8 hrs.

Facility: Community Regional Medical Center

Employment Type Description: Full Time - 8hour

Location: Community Regional Medical Center

Shift Hours/Days: Variable

Job Number: JO-1502-13452

Date Posted: 9/15/2016

City: Fresno

State: CA

Minimum Years Experience: 5

Required Degree: Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)