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304250 Clin Nurse SpecialistVI

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Mercy Health Medical Center is looking for experienced Clinical Nurse Specialists only. The Clinical Nurse Specialist will be hired to work at the Mercy Health Medical Center when Penn Medicine and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania assume nursing operations at the end of March. You can expect to begin your training on units at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania prior to the moving over to Mercy Health Medical Center.The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is a clinical leadership position. The CNS serve as expert clinicians within a specific patient population and partner with Nurse Managers to assume accountability for the nurse and patient outcomes on their nursing unit. Leveraging advanced education and training, CNSs are accountable for leading nursing practice by supporting nurses to care for patients at the bedside, driving practice changes at the unit, service line, and systems levels, and ensuring the use of best practices and evidence-based care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. An important focus of the CNS role is to understand organizational goals and design, implement, and evaluate practice change initiatives that advance these goals.A strong CNS must be able to: (a) communicate effectively toward negotiating multiple perspectives within the organization and driving change; (b) demonstrate clinical judgment and establish clinical credibility with nursing and interprofessional colleagues within his/her specialty area; (c) exhibit self-direction in maintaining professional knowledge and competence within his/her specialty area; (d) apply critical thinking and analytic skills to design and implement change initiatives; (e) build rapport with and provide mentorship to clinical nurses; and (f) partner effectively with nurse manager colleagues to advance professional nursing practice.

-Master's Degree in Nursing\n-5+ years Experience in clinical practice with the patient population cared for in the unit/ area

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Posted: 2021-01-20 Expires: 2021-03-20

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304250 Clin Nurse SpecialistVI

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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