Clinical Nurse Specialist MSN

Swedish Medical Center   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 73 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) functions in collaboration with and acts as a liaison between service directors and managers across the whole Swedish System.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and implement system wide standards of practice, including Operating Room policies, protocols and procedures

  • Develop, maintain and advance the clinical competency of the nursing staff; as well as work/process flow analysis and improvements

  • Articulate and demonstrate nursing practice that incorporates current OR/Periop nursing standards; regulatory requirements, best practices; an interdisciplinary framework; outcomes from nursing and healthcare research; changes in healthcare that impact patient care delivery; and advances in technology that support efficient and effective patient care

  • Be an advisor for program development and strategic planning

  • Collaborate with other clinical nurse specialists and the clinical education staff to ensure that the nursing staff has the knowledge and the skills to provide excellent nursing care that achieves high quality clinical outcomes, is cost effective, and is responsive to patient/family expectations

  • System wide responsibility; CNS staff are required to have transportation to be available at all Swedish Medical Center locations as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school of nursing

  • Washington State Registered Nurse or RN Temporary Practice Permit

  • Valid driver’s license and possession of the minimum (or greater) insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington

  • Three years clinical experience as an OR RN

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification as CNOR