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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU

Requisition #: 187446
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 4, 2019

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Clinical Nurse Specialist practices as an expert in the application of the nursing process and theory within a specialty area. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Nurse Specialist is to advance patient care directly in the role of expert clinical practitioner and indirectly in the roles of educator, consultant, researcher, change agent, collaborator, clinical leader, role model, and patient advocate. COMPETENCIES: A. Education: Master's degree in a CNS track from an accredited school of nursing or grandfathered in per MD BON regulations. B. Knowledge Advanced clinical expertise in specialty area.
Research knowledge, including interpretation and application of evidenced based practice.
Advanced knowledge of education principles and practice.
Advanced computer knowledge of common software programs used for education and quality improvement activities.

C. Skills Ability to incorporate into practice advanced clinical and theoretical concepts with patients, families, nursing staff, and other disciplines.
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration and problem-solving.
Ability to analyze complex data and reports to synthesize and summarize information for the enhancement of quality care.
Problem-solve and appropriately confront issues.
Create a climate that fosters compassionate care, innovation, cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel
D. Required Licensure, Certification, Etc. Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Maryland. Current desigation as an APRN from the Maryland Board of Nursing. E. Work Experience Three years of full time experience in area of specialty.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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