Specialist, Elder Life Nurse - Elder Life Program
Sutter Health
 San Francisco, CA

Position Requirements:

The Elder Life Nurse Specialist will provide clinical expertise in Geriatrics to promote optimal patient care delivery. This specialist will function as a clinician, consultant, and educator in the delivery and evaluation of geriatric nursing care through the Hospitalized Elder Life Program (HELP). HELP is a unique program that is expected to provide services to a currently underserved population at CPMC: the elderly. This position will use education and outreach to facilitate multi-disciplinary patient management in geriatric care. This position works closely with the Medical Director for HELP and the Elder Life Specialist/Volunteer Coordinator to meet the goals of the program.

Required:

Current CA RN Lic

Prepared advanced practice registered nurse (geriatric nurse specialist or geriatric nurse practitioner).

Certified Gerontological RN - ANCC

Certified Gerontological Nurse Practitioner - CN-GNP

3-5 years in inpatient geriatric experience - preferred

Experience in developing and implementing strategies to prevent cognitive and functional decline - preferred