Jan 16, 2020

Clinical Nurse III - Mobile Stroke Unit Nurse

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Nursing

Job Description


Play a leading role in delivering world-class stroke care. Contribute to an award-winning culture of nursing excellence. Expand your professional potential within an internationally-renowned health system. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

In this critical role on our Clinical Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU), you will bring a high level of expertise to the care and management of complex adult stroke patients requiring ICU and telemetry care during the transport process. You will provide an in-depth assessment of the patient’s needs as you assume clinical decision-making responsibility. This position involves close collaboration with physicians, paramedics, and other health professionals. As a clinical expert and research facilitator, you will use evidence-based knowledge to mentor and improve the skill level of colleagues and staff from referring institutions. The role also includes participation in maintaining MSU research protocols, quality data collection and patient follow up.


We’re seeking a highly-skilled clinical leader with current CA RN license and:
ACLS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN certification. 
A minimum of three years ICU experience or ER experience with strong background in neurological and stroke assessment. 
NIH certification and transport experience preferred.
Flexibility in traveling and working in two locations where the MSU operates.
Ability to work in a moving vehicle.
Exceptional communication, leadership and teamwork skills.
Expertise in developing a plan of care and implementing and evaluate appropriate interventions.
Clinical knowledge necessary to provide patient, family and staff education.
Transport experience preferred
UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.