Clinical Nurse Specialist- Behavioral Health 8/22/2020
MultiCare Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Position Summary:
The CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) leads the advancement of nursing practice at the micro and macro levels. Clinical judgement and collaboration enhance nursing care and its impact on the unique characteristics of the patient in order to devise a plan of care that ensures advocacy. The incumbent translates evidence to achieve safe, quality, and cost-effective outcomes. The CNS leads organizational and system changes using systems thinking to optimize resources and improve outcomes. Additional responsibilities include analyzing and evaluating data to ensure practice is patient-centered, safe, timely, effective, and efficient. The CNS also designs strategies and interventions to promote optimization within 3 spheres of impact (patient, nurse and systems). The CNS functions as an expert clinician and patient advocate.
Eight (8) years of experience with the assigned patient population
Masters in Nursing
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or practicing in a CNS role for 3-5 years preferred.
Nursing Certification or related professional certification; if not in possession at time of hire, must acquire within 1 year of hire
ALS Certifications: PALS, ACLS, NRP per specialty area required
Current WA State RN License
SUPPORTING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH.
MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V