Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, JCAHO and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Is responsible for orientation, inservice education, and coordination of competency programs for assigned clinical service area. Provides expert direction and support for critical care while contributing to the setting of quality patient care standards and outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age, developmental status, spiritual and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing required. Certification in specialty area preferred. Current California RN license Current California CNS certificate Proficient in oral and written communication skills. Ability to practice leadership, interpersonal skills, communication skills, teamwork, quality improvement and professionalism. BCLS, NRP (AHA), Birth and Beyond Breastfeeding certificate within 6 months of hire Proficiency in both written and oral English Minimum f 2 years of NICU CNS experience.