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304270 Clinical Nurse Spl IV

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is a clinical leadership position. Ravdin 6 is a 24 bed surgical unit specializing in the care of patients undergoing Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery. 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\t\n5+ years\tExperience in clinical practice with the patient population cared for in the unit/ area

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Posted: 2021-02-11 Expires: 2021-03-13

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Penn Medicine
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