The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) provides expert, integrated, cost effective, quality patient care through the coordination of care for high-risk patients with complex issues within the three spheres of influence: the patient and family members, nursing personnel and organizational systems. The CNS functions as an educator, consultant, mentor, researcher and is an active participant in the collaborative practice framework. The individual demonstrates leadership and role models this through involvement on committees and/or team projects and actively seeks to improve the practice of nursing and patient outcomes. The CNS promotes ethical standards throughout the organization. The CNS is active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.
PA RN, MSN required. Current CNS Certification or plan to obtain ANCC Certification as CNS.
Recent Pediatric Emergency Department nursing experience of at least 1 year and a firm commitment to teamwork, high quality care and emergency nursing preferred.