Clinical Nurse Specialist - Hematology/Oncology and Solid Tumor

UCLA Health
Los Angeles, CA
Post Date:
July 08, 2024


The Clinical Nurse Specialist Hematology/Oncology Solid Tumor is the clinical nursing leader for the adult hematology/oncology solid tumor program at UCLA Health. The advanced knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical expertise in oncology, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education, mentoring, and change leadership.

These are essential to advance the practice of nursing and the professional development of nurses. The specialized knowledge and skills are used within three major spheres of influence: patient/family, nurses and nursing practice, and the organization/system. The CNS and Unit/Service Line Directors are partners in leading the nursing clinical practice area.

The CNS coordinates and guides clinical activities/projects of nurses within a practice area. The CNS-Hematology/Oncology Solid Tumor is accountable for collaborating with members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies, and responsible for contributing to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit/system, local, state and/or national and international level.



We’re seeking a self-motivated individual with a current valid CA RN license:

  • Master’s in Nursing, required

  • Current valid CNS license, required

  • Minimum 5 years recent RN experience including 3 years recent RN experience in a clinical specialty, required

  • One-year CNS experience in a clinical specialty preferred

  • Demonstrated skills at the level of an advanced practice nurse in leadership, communication, collaboration, mentoring, and change management as evidenced by CV/portfolio, letters of recommendation, references, interview, and demonstration required

  • Demonstrated ability at the level of an advanced practice nurse to utilize evidence to develop and implement practice standards and policies, teach and coach required

  • Organizational, analytical, oral, and written presentation skills with proficiency in MS Office programs required

  • Experience in research and grant writing preferred


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.


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