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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Robbinsdale, MN

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At North Memorial Health, you're part of an inclusive health family that is rooted in our values of relationships, inventiveness, and accountability. Empathy and care are at the heart of North's culture which is designed to actively support each team member's wellbeing and growth. Our strength lies in our diversity, and we embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person. Together, we empower customers to achieve their best health.

About this position

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) provides the service of advanced practice registered nursing. Advanced practice registered nurses integrate education, research, management, leadership and consultation into clinical roles and function in collegial relationships with nursing peers and other professionals who influence the health environment. The scope of practice may include the care of neonates, infants, children, young adults, adults, and older adults. The CNS provides holistic, compassionate care to customers throughout the lifecycle using three spheres of influence: customer/client, nursing personnel, and organization/network.

 

What we’ll expect from you

• Demonstrates effective communication with customers, families, team members, organizational leaders, and other key customer groups.
• Effectively manages resources.
• Achieves clinical outcomes and enhances the effectiveness of services that are aligned with the organization, the Department of Education and Clinical Practice, and the service line.
• Provides exceptional customer care and leadership in the organization, which reinforces the organization's mission and assets.
• Manages change and empowers others to influence clinical practice and political processes both within and across the system.
• Interacts directly with customers, families, staff, and leadership to promote health or well-being and improve quality of life using a holistic perspective.
• Provides expert consultation for customers, staff, and leadership to address care needs and systems that assist with problem solving.
• Effectively guides and teaches staff, colleagues, and leaders to advance the care of customers, families, groups of customers, and the profession of nursing.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. • Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• Master's or Doctoral degree in nursing with special clinical study in specific area required.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Three to five years of current clinical experience in area of clinical practice preferred.
• Three to five years as practicing CNS or Nurse Practitioner preferred. • Demonstrated leadership, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Commitment to active participation in shared accountability and decision making for the continuous improvement of nursing practice.
• Demonstrated skill proficiency in computer literacy or use of variety of software program (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

• Current licensure as an RN and EITHER
- State Requirement
• Registration as a CNS or Nurse Practitioner in the State of Minnesota. Current certification to the MN Board of Nursing or extension granted by the MN Board of Nursing to practice as a CNS or Nurse Practitioner; OR
- State Requirement
• Pending certification of a CNS or Nurse Practitioner examination for up to six months after completion of a successful CNS or Nurse Practitioner educational program. Failure to pass the exam will result in immediate suspension of privileges. Privileges will be reinstated upon evidence of successful completion of the certification examination. Prescriptive authority is not permitted during the pending certification process. - State Requirement

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory where Applicable

    

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

    

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North Memorial Health is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. North Memorial Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, status with respect to public assistance, or other protected class status. North Memorial Health provides reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees and takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to protected class status. If you believe that you have been treated in a way that does not conform to these statements, please contact our HR Service Center: 763-581-6947. If you need a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, or to assist with the application process, please contact our HR Service Center: 763-581-6947.


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