Clinical Nurse Specialist: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

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Clinical Nurse Specialist: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ChristianaCare has an opening at Union Hospital located on our Cecil County Campus in Elkton, MD for an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)that defines excellence within their practice. Candidate must meet completion of a graduate CNS program; be clinically focused; hold specialty certification and state-defined requirements for board licensure. This position reports directly to the Chief Nurse Officer (CNO) at Union Hospital and has a traverse control for the entire Patient Care Services within the Cecil campus. In this role as a CNS, you will be the single incumbent, under the guise of the CNO, working with a dynamic team of Clinical Educators, Nursing Leaders, and Quality and Safety Leaders. This role will provide you the platform to demonstrate sophisticated clinical knowledge based on in-depth understanding of the pathophysiology of medicine with extensive practical experience in either medical, surgical, critical care, emergency, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education, and mentoring. As the campus CNS you will have the ability to minimize variances in care and prevent adverse outcomes directly supporting performance improvement initiatives. As the campus CNS, you are a clinical expert & clinical leader for nursing practice. In partnership with nursing leadership, this role serves as a change agent for bedside nursing practice; applying evidence -based research to develop, teach, guide, and implement practice standards and policies. The CNS collaborates with all members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies and contributes to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit, health system, local, state, and/or national and international level. ChristianaCare remains committed to the utilization of Clinical Nurse Specialists within acute care as we hold our values of Love & Excellence for all those that we serve. Details: Full time, exempt, 80 hours per pay. Location: Christianacare, Union Hospital xe2x80x93 Cecil Campus, Elkton, MD Benefits begin the first day of employment! Requirements: MSN required or Graduate from an accredited Clinical Nursing Specialist Program APRN Certification/ Licensure in state of MD 3 yearsxe2x80x99 experience in adult acute medicine Proven previous nursing leadership (ie Clinical Coordinator, Council / Committee Chair About ChristianaCare ChristianaCare is one of the countryxe2x80x99s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network that includes three hospitals, and notably expanding in Cecil County. We provide the community-focused care you know and trust, supported by one of the countryxe2x80x99s most dynamic health care organizations. ChristianaCare, Union Hospital, located in Elkton, Maryland, is nationally recognized for clinical excellence in the treatment and prevention of disease. An award-winning, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing high-quality care promising a new era of growth, innovation, and nursing excellence. We have made it our priority for over 112 years at our Union campus to remain committed to the superior quality of care that we have been known for since 1908. Guided by our values of love and excellence, we will continue to deliver the highest level of patient-centered health care to the greater Cecil County community. If you like working in a hospital that still has that warm xe2x80x93 welcoming feel, then this could be for you. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system, Magnet Designated and continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital. For more information about this incredible opportunity, please email We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. EEO Statement: ChristianaCare Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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