Job ID: 138515APRN- CNSNationally certified licensed healthcare provider who provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in a variety of healthcare settings. Functions in collaboration with a physician according to a standard care arrangement and specialty certification. Practice emphasizes health promotion, disease prevention and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic health problems. CNSs provide expertise and support to nurses caring for patients at the bedside, help drive practice changes throughout the organization, and ensure the use of best practices and evidence-based care to achieve the best possible patient outcomesCollaborate on care of high-risk patients and patient care issues which promote high quality, safe, cost effective careRound with patients/nurses and interdisciplinary teams regularlyProactively monitor nursing practices and analyzing data for trends Responsible for dissemination of knowledge through instructing, leading and developing educational programsDeveloping/teaching specialty classesProviding just in time teaching at the point of care work with members of the healthcare team to share clinical expertiseLead and in continuous quality improvement projectsRepresent nursing on hospital or enterprise committees Supporting nursing shared governance teams Promotes translation of evidence based practices 😛 rimary responsibility for writing/revising policies, procedures, and nursing protocolsDisseminating knowledge from research studies Support professional development of clinical nurses :Provide career coaching and guidanceAssist with poster/oral abstract developmentEducation:APRN: EDUCATION : Effective 05/01/2014: MSN required upon hire or within 5 years of hire for external hires and internal hires moving from a non-APRN licensed role to an APRN licensed role.Graduate of an accredited ARPN graduate program.Certifications:APRN : Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in applicable state.National certification as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by nationally accredited organization recognized by state Board of Nursing, current licensure by by applicable state Board of Nursing,Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the American Heart Association (AHA); or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) may be required based upon work setting. .Competencies (Complexity of Work):APRN : Excellent analytical and decision making skills are required.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.Demonstrated competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment and diagnosis.Demonstrated ability to utilize the electronic medical record.Work Experience:APRN : Two years clinical nursing experience preferred.Physical Requirements:APRN : Typical physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations.Requires corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.Personal Protective Equipment:Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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