CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST
|Department:||CVICU - 61180|
|Job Type:||Scheduled Full Time|
|Regular Scheduled Hours:||0800-1630|
|Number of Scheduled Hours per Pay Period (2 weeks):||80|
|Position Location:||Froedtert Hospital|
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) possesses advanced knowledge of the science of nursing with an ability to assess, plan, and evaluate patients, nursing personnel, and organization/network domains. The CNS is a clinical expert in diagnosis, and treatment of illness, and the delivery of evidence-based care. Theory and research are foundational to CNS practice. CNSs operate within three overlapping spheres of influence; patient/client, nurses and nursing practice, and organizational systems. The CNS affects patient care by intervening in complex cases, providing support to nursing staff members, consulting, participating in multidisciplinary activities, designing and evaluating programs of care and working on projects at the unit, department, division, institution, or network levels.
The Clinical Nurse Specialist functions independently to provide theory and evidence-based care to patients/clients facilitating attainment of health goals. CNSs work with nurses to advance nursing practice using innovation and evidence-based care research to improve patient outcomes. The CNS uses their expertise and experience to influence the healthcare organization in order to effect system-wide changes that improve programs of care for their area(s) of expertise.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
Licensure to practice nursing in Wisconsin
Expertise in a specialty
Excellent verbal and written skills
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