Clinical Nurse Specialist - Day Shift

Munson Healthcare Otsego Memor Gaylord, Michigan Nursing Administration Full-Time Day shift


Requisition #: 403069134
Total hours worked per week: 40

Description

CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST - EAST REGION 

This position will be primary at Otsego Memorial Hospital (Gaylord), as well as support the Grayling and Charlevoix hospitals.  

SUMMARY

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is a clinical leadership position. CNSs serve as expert clinicians within a specific patient population and partner with Nurse Managers and Directors to assume accountability for the nurse and patient outcomes in their accountable areas. An important focus of the CNS role is to understand organizational goals and design, implement, and evaluate practice change initiatives that advance these goals.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Nursing with an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) focus
*   Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist
Registered Nurse License in the State of MI
Certification in specialty area of practice is strongly preferred  
Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable.  
Is a self-directed professional with the ability to make independent judgments directing patient care.
Demonstrates ability in using multiple computer software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  
* Candidates with significant progress toward an APRN degree may be considered. APRN focus refers to a graduate program that meets criteria to sit for the CNS certification upon graduation.


ORGANIZATION

Accountable to the Unit Managers and the Vice President Patient Care Services or designee for the East Region; ultimately accountable for the practice of nursing to the Vice President of Patient Care Services.   50% of time will be spent at OMH while 25% will each be spent working on protocols, practices and policies for the East Region.   Provides direction to and supervision of RNs, Techs, Clerks, Nursing Assistants, and/or other categories as needed.   Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the Patient Care Team.   

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

All ages (birth & above)      

              
Supports the mission statement of Munson Healthcare (MHC), Otsego Memorial Hospital (OMH), the East Region and Munson Nursing: Munson Healthcare and its partners work together to provide superior quality care and promote community health.