Cleveland Clinic Clinical Nurse Specialist- Med/surg - Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Job ID: 138515
Collaborate on care of high-risk patients and patient care issues which promote high quality, safe, cost effective care
Round with patients/nurses and interdisciplinary teams regularly
Proactively monitor nursing practices and analyzing data for trends Responsible for dissemination of knowledge through instructing, leading and developing educational programs
Developing/teaching specialty classes
Providing “just in time” teaching at the point of care work with members of the healthcare team to share clinical expertise
Lead and in continuous quality improvement projects
Represent nursing on hospital or enterprise committees Supporting nursing shared governance teams Promotes translation of evidence based practices :
P rimary responsibility for writing/revising policies, procedures, and nursing protocols
Disseminating knowledge from research studies Support professional development of clinical nurses :
Provide career coaching and guidance
Assist with poster/oral abstract development
APRN: EDUCATION : Effective 05/01/2014: MSN required upon hire or within 5 years of hire for external hires and internal hires moving from a non-APRN licensed role to an APRN licensed role.
Graduate of an accredited ARPN graduate program.
APRN : Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in applicable state.
National certification as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by nationally accredited organization recognized by state Board of Nursing, current licensure by by applicable state Board of Nursing,
Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the American Heart Association (AHA); or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) may be required based upon work setting. .
Competencies (Complexity of Work):
APRN : Excellent analytical and decision making skills are required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrated competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment and diagnosis.
Demonstrated ability to utilize the electronic medical record.
- APRN : Two years clinical nursing experience preferred.
APRN : Typical physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations.
Requires corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.
May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.