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304250 Clinical Nurse Speciali

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Neuroscience CNS/CPL will work be working with the nursing leadership team on a 42-bed inpatient unit specializing in the care and treatment for the neurology and neurosurgery patient. This role will report to our Director of Nursing Practice.The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is a clinical leadership position. CNSs 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 level, 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 inter professional 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 mentor ship to clinical nurses; and (f) partner effectively with nurse manager colleagues to advance professional nursing practice.

Master's Degree in Nursing\n5 plus years experience in clinical practice in neuroscience \nNursing License in the state of PA\nCNS certification preferred\nNursing certification preferred

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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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