23 hours

331005 Clin Nurse Educ Spec 4

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Clinical Nurse Education Specialist (CNES) embodies characteristics of high level performance related to both Professional Development and Clinical Nursing Education.The Clinical Nurse Education Specialist (CNES) is a masters or doctoral-prepared nurse who functions as a clinical leader at a high level of performance related to nursing education, professional development, research and evidence-based practice, project management, mentoring, and coaching. The CNES oversees nursing role development, competency management, orientation, and translation of the best evidence into nursing practice in support of achieving safe, quality patient care. They serve as a vital liaison to communicate and negotiate multiple perspectives in the organization. Doing so in a respectful and effective manner allows them to advocate for and achieve positive change, optimal care delivery, and an engaged nursing team. The CNES (a) drives change within the organization through effective communication and clinical judgement; (b) applies critical thinking and analytical skills to design and implement initiatives; and (c) partners effectively with clinical teams.The CNES demonstrates a strong knowledge base within a clinical specialty area and is self-directed and purposeful in maintaining current professional knowledge and competence within that specialty. Leveraging advanced education and training, they are accountable for leading nursing practice by supporting nurses who care for patients at the bedside and driving practice change at the unit, service line, entity, and system levels.The CNES utilizes best evidence and process improvement/quality improvement methodologies to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Applying critical thinking and analytic skills, the CNES designs and implements change initiatives for improving nursing practice. As a leader, the CNES guides the interprofessional team in elevating nursing practice. The CNES also values and participates in knowledge sharing in local, state, and/or national forums.The CNES fosters the development of nurses and members of other disciplines through clinical support, coaching, teaching, and mentoring. They engage the interprofessional team through feedback, bidirectional communication, and shared decision making. The CNES has accountabilities to new hires and the ongoing development of clinical nurses, providing support that promotes recruitment and retention.

- Graduate of an NLN approved school of professional nursing. \n- Licensed to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania\n- Completion of a MasterĂ¢€™s degree in Nursing (MSN) or Masters of Science (MS) (BSN Required)\n- Ortho and/or Neuro nursing experience preferred; prior role in clinical nursing education strongly preferred \n- Specialty nursing certification (ANCC-approved) preferred; required within one year of hire\n- American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (BLS Instructor preferred)\n- Knowledge of teaching & learning theories \n- Strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills \n- Ability to solve problems independently and interdependently \n- Ability to work collaboratively in diverse teams \n- Strong organizational skills \n- Previous experience with and knowledge of computerized technology or programs

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

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Penn Medicine
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