Sample Clinical Nurse Job Description

A clinical nurse job description template will help you to create a job listing that will attract and retain the right candidate for your open position. You can use this clinical nurse job description sample as a guide to create and customize a job listing that will attract qualified applicants.

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We are a leading provider of healthcare services to the community. Our mission is to provide quality, affordable care for our patients. As an industry leader in health care delivery, we have been recognized as one of America's top employers by Fortune Magazine. The company has over 2,000 employees across North America who work together to deliver world-class clinical nursing solutions that help people live longer, healthier lives.


The clinical nurse is responsible for providing clinical nursing services to patients in an acute care setting. This includes assisting with patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses or injuries as well performing other duties as assigned by management. Clinical nurses provide direct supervision over all aspects of health care delivery, including but not limited to medical records review, documentation, discharge planning, case management and medication management.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Provide clinical nursing care to patients.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients with complex medical conditions, including but not limited to: acute illness, chronic disease or other health problems that require intervention/rehabilitation of the patient population.
  • Develop and implement appropriate interventions as needed (eg, medication management).
  • Provide direct patient care through consultation with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and social workers.
  • Analyze data from various sources such as AsbestoS, EMR, PALS, etc.
  • Perform physical examinations.


  • Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of California
  • Current licensure and certification by the American Board for Registered Nursing or National Registry Certified Clinical Nurse Practitioner
  • Minimum 2 years clinical nursing experience, including 3 years with acute care practice preferred


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life insurance with a company match for full time employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Retirement savings plan
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