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Clinical Specialist-Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Westwood, CA

UCLA Health


Westwood, CA

January 29, 2019


Become a key contributor to an award-winning health system. Help deliver world-class nursing care. Take your clinical career in an exciting new direction. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Specialist with demonstrated expertise as a clinical practitioner, educator, administrator/manager, consultant, and researcher. You will play a vital role in the development, deliver and evaluation of outstanding psychiatric care to a diverse population of child and adolescent patients. This will challenge both your advanced theoretical and empirical knowledge as well as your scientific approach to problem solving. You will serve as an expert in establishing standards of care and evaluating interventions to improve child/adolescent psychiatric care.


Ability to develop and monitor complex and comprehensive plans of care
Ability to provide direct patient care
Ability to develop, monitor and evaluate clinical protocols, standards of care, P/P and other documents related to patient care. Ability to assess educational needs of staff, patient and family. Ability to develop and implement educational programs. Ability to interview, select and promote staff. Ability to supervise clinical performance of staff and contribute to evaluation. Ability to consult on a broad spectrum of professional nursing practice issues including but not limited to: nursing practice performance standards, program development, professional practice models, research utilization models, system change strategies and professional development. Ability to conduct and utilize research. Ability to apply principles of change theory and systems theory to implement innovative patient care practices system-wide. Ability to evaluate clinical and financial outcomes. Ability to mentor staff. California RN License, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) State certificate preferred.
Master's degree in Nursing
5 years or greater experience in psychiatric Nursing with a specialty in Child/Adolescent.
National certificate within area of specialty- Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

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