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Posted 172 days ago
Position description The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) works collaboratively to improve the quality of patient care and promote desired patient outcomes in a designated psychiatric population/specialty practice. The CNS functions as a leader within the three spheres of influence (Patient/Client, Nurses and Nursing Practice, Organization/System), and is an active participant in the nursing leadership team. Qualifications Master's Degree with a major in nursing with a Clinical Nurse Specialist focus. Five years of successful work experience in nursing with two years in the specialty area preferred.
Additional qualifications Experience as a CNS preferred. Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient needs and CNS workload. Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree preferred.
Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification Current RN license by applicable state requirements. Current APRN, CNS license by applicable state requirements. If state doesn't have APRN licensure, Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification, in designated specialty by a nationally recognized body deemed acceptable by the State Board of Nursing in the state the CNS practices or a documented waiver deemed acceptable by the Board of Nursing in the state the CNS practices, when there is no Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification examination for the specialty.