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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Frederick Memorial Healthcare System Type Full time Posted 6/30/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/30/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Frederick Referral - n/a -    
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Category:Nursing
Department:Nursing - Professional & Clinical Development
Schedule:Full time 72hrs/pay period
Shift:
Hours:wk days w/ flex to off shifts/wknds to meet dept. needs
Job Details:- Certification from the Maryland Board of Nursing

REQUIRES:  This position will support Behavioral Health unit caring for psychiatric pts. The CNS focuses on clinical quality, patient safety and professional/educational development for the nursing staff. The job description is based on the NACNS standards.  The CNS is also engaged in hospital wide committees and focuses on the components required for ANCC Magnet designation.

Requirements: Current RN license from Maryland or eligible compact state. CPR certification. APRN degree(CNS or NP)preferred, Master's Degree in Nursing required, or will consider candidates active in Advanced Practice Nurse Master's program.  Minimum five years nursing experience with two years of Behavioral Health nursing experience required.  Certification in area of specialty preferred on hire, and required within one year.