RN Clinical Practice Spec

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17

Job Summary

The RN Clinical Practice Specialist (RN CPS) is:

- an advanced practitioner who functions as an expert clinician in a particular specialty of nursing practice.

- an expert in evidence-based nursing & practice; conscious professionalism and interprofessional collaboration.

- a leader & change agent to achieve quality cost-effective, evidence-based outcomes.

- responsible for designing, implementing & evaluating  patient-specific & population-based programs of care.

- responsible for providing consultation to other nursing & health professional staff in an area of specialization.

- responsible for empowerment of the direct care nurse through education.

- serves as expert consultant on complex patients & collaborating with the clincial nurse to develop plans of care as needed.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Master's Degree - Masters in Nursing with clinical focus in advanced practice nursing as CNS. 

Minimum Experience

3 years - In a specialty area

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)


In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

MSN with experience in staff education/training/development and three (3) years experience in specialty area

Other Required Experience

Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification - Preferred

Certification by specialty board credentialing organization (ANCC) - Preferred

Restraint trainer requirements- minimum of basic life support, working knowledge of all restraint regulation and hospital restraint policy and procedures, and a minimum of three years experience in the clinical environment where restraints may be utilized.- Required

Requisition # 31744

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