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CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST

BRONX, NY, US


The Clinical Nurse Specialist maintains standards of the practice for nursing as defined by the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice and Nursing’s Social Policy Statement.

 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist actualizes the vision, mission, values, and balanced scorecard performance measures for Montefiore Medical Center.

 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist participates in performance improvement/research activities; maintains professional practice standards and clinical expertise; and demonstrates leadership skills. The Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates core and unit specific competencies based on the patient population served.

 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is a registered nurse who is a clinical expert in the delivery of evidence- based nursing interventions within a designated population (e.g. geriatrics); type of problem (e.g. wound management); setting (e.g. critical care); type of care (e.g. palliative care) or disease/pathology/medical specialty (e.g. diabetes, oncology). The Clinical Nurse Specialist possesses advanced knowledge of the science of nursing with a specialty focus and applies that knowledge to nursing assessments, diagnoses, interventions and in the design of innovations and assists the interdisciplinary team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care of a select group of patients. The Clinical Nurse Specialist also functions independently to provide theory and evidence-based care to patients and families in their attainment of health goals.

 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist makes recommendations to establish standards of practice and participates in educational activities, clinical research studies and technological developments as pertinent to the advancement of quality in the clinical specialty. The Clinical Nurse Specialist works with nurses to advance their nursing practices and improve outcomes and provides clinical expertise to interdisciplinary team members to effect system-wide changes to improve programs of care throughout Montefiore Medical Center.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • License as a registered Clinical Nurse Specialist in New York State.
  • Current New York State Registration as a registered nurse.
  • Masters or doctoral degree in nursing as a clinical nurse specialist.
  • Minimum of five years clinical practice experience, three of which must be in the specialty or a combination of education and specialty experience approved by the director of the division or department.
  • Certification in the specialty and/or subspecialty required.

 

 

 

Department: Nursing Bargaining Unit: NYSNA Campus: EINSTEIN  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 1825 Eastchester, Road BronxShift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-4:30 PM Req ID: 123741 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity