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Providence Nurse Scientist - Clinical Education *$20,000 Hiring* in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Nurse Scientist (Full time/Day shift) to Providence California Regional Services in Torrance, CA.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system.

$20,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment- this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offer by Providence that begin on your fist day of employment.

Please upload a current resume and complete application reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Nurse Scientist who will lead caregivers in the integration and translation of research findings into practice,teach and lead innovative educational programs to support a culture of inquiry, including the practices of quality improvement and the use of evidence, and with a primary focus on nursing and patient care research, plan, organize, develope, direct, coordinate and evaluate the human and material resources necessary to support completion of research studies led or co-led by registered nurses, with interprofessional teams

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate a spirit of inquiry that inspires and encourages nurses and interprofessional caregivers to incorporate evidence in finding answers to clinical questions

  • Assume responsibility for coordinating nursing and interprofessional research, using evidence-based practice methodologies to improve patient care and nursing practice.

  • Provide oversight, direction, and support of nursing research fellowships or other research courses.

  • Understand and teach/advise on the improvement of nursing-sensitive quality indicators, nurse sensitive patient satisfaction questions and participation in quality improvement initiatives and councils.

  • Role model personal and professional growth through continuing education and certification.

  • Establish, coordinate and lead research plans, project timetables, assess time and effort for negotiating budgets with the PI, and coordinate resources to ensure timely project completion

  • Manage and lead projects by meeting with sponsors, nurses, mentors, and principal investigators.

  • Act as a nursing research liaison to the IRB coordinator.

  • Critically review study protocols for scientific merit and feasibility, and suggest improvements when appropriate.

  • Identify sources for, and teach/support dissemination of studies, including the development of abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts.

  • May participate on IRB and Nursing/Interprofessional Research Councils


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Business, or other related area. If the master’s degree is not in nursing, then the baccalaureate degree or doctorate must be in Nursing.

  • BSN to PhD program, with or without a formal master’s degree meets this requirement.

  • Ph.D. in Nursing, Education, or related program.

  • Five (5) years leading or facilitating quality and evidence-based improvement projects

  • Five (5) experience as a PI or CoPI, or directing a variety of research studies

  • Three (3) teaching research processes to/for RNs

  • Hold a professional certification in this field, which is approved by ANCC, such as Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) required, within 2 years of hire.

  • Current California State Registered Nurse License.

About the ministry you will serve:

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing Informatics

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 340184