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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Registered Nurse (RN)

Job ID: 967618
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Nursing Support Svcs Admin
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) that is master's and/or doctorally-prepared in nursing and is nationally board certified in an area of clinical expertise or specific patient population.  Functioning as a leader, innovator, and change agent, this APRN strives to meet the needs of patient, family, health care system through coordinated efforts with interdisciplinary providers. The CNS advocates for and advances nursing Position Description practice through application of evidenced-based interventions in order to enhance safe patient care. Clinical Nurse Specialists have the skills and expertise to identify gaps in current practice, help design and implement cost-effective interventions, and assess and evaluate outcomes to improve overall health care delivery. This individual should provide expert consultation and educational services in specialty area to other health care providers, patients and families. Fostering communication and promoting a healthy work environment are vital to this role. In addition, this APRN assists in advancing the science of nursing practice by leading/participating in research opportunities and enhanced utilization of evidenced-base practice. The CNS advocates for the CNS role through education, promotion of policy change and practice enhancement at the organization, state, and national level and through publications and presentations of their contributions to the three spheres of influence (patient/family, nurse/nursing practice, and system).

Minimum Requirements

A Master of Science in Nursing with Clinical Nurse Specialist Concentration is required.

Current certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from a national credentialing body approved by the NC Board of Nursing or upon hiring completed 1 year from the hire date.

More than 4 years as a Registered Nurse required.

American Heart Association BLS Certified

Preferred Requirements

Doctorate of Nursing Practice with CNS concentration preferred.

Other Information

Shift: Rotating

This position will serve the adult patient within Medicine Services.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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