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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Pediatrics)
The Clinical Recruiter
Reading , PA 19601
Posted 2 months ago
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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Pediatrics) Reading Area, Pennsylvania We are looking to add a new member to our team!
As an integral member of both the Nursing Leadership team and the facility staff, the Clinical Nurse Specialist acts as an educator, consultant, facilitator, clinician and resource person.
Summary: Based on assessed learning needs, the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) collaborates with the Health Care Team to plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs related to specialized units.
The CNS will coordinate, the orientation program of the hospital's Pediatric nursing units, as well as provide a variety of educational programs and in-services that assist staff members to acquire and maintain performance competencies.
The CNS will lead efforts associated with new knowledge and innovation including interdisciplinary quality initiatives (unit specific quality improvement projects, VBP, Core Measures), evidence-based practice projects and clinical research.
Analyzes the learning needs of healthcare providers and patients; evaluates program outcome effectiveness, and the relevance and appropriateness of educational materials.
Facilitates staff involvement in departmental quality improvement projects; evaluates performance improvement and regulatory requirement data; promotes staff involvement in hospital-wide performance improvement projects.
Fosters the clinical development of staff by functioning as a clinical leader in an advising and guiding role; functions as a nurse advocate and change agent during organizational and committee meetings.
Articulates JCAHO, DOH, Magnet and other regulatory agency standards.
Collaborates with the patient, patient's family and healthcare providers in achieving best practices and optimal patient outcomes; consults with healthcare providers to develop plans of care designed to promote positive patient outcomes.
Assists with the completion of performance appraisals and assesses the achievement of staff competence, and documents the achievement of staff competence.
Promotes the professional development of employees and monitors the professional development of healthcare providers.
Education: Master's Degree in Nursing required Doctorate in Nursing preferred Certification / Licensure: Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License required Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certification highly preferred (must be willing to obtain) Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor Preferred ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Instructor Preferred PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Instructor Preferred NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) Instructor Preferred Certification in specialty area of practice highly desired Experience: 5+ years of nursing experience in Pediatrics required Clinical Nurse Specialist experience highly preferred Previous experience as an Educator/Clinical Nurse Specialist in Pediatrics preferred Special
Demonstrates abilities in efficient and effective use of patient care supplies, equipment and mechanical devices.
Demonstrates ability to use standard audiovisual equipment.
Strong communication skills, leadership development skills, word processing (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, required). Please send resume to for additional information about this position.
Women's Nurse Recruiter is a division of The Clinical Recruiter, a nationwide healthcare placement firm.
Our Women's Nurse Recruiter Division focuses exclusively on the recruitment of Nurses and Leaders in the Women's/Children's/NICU/Pediatrics Health Services specialties including: Labor & Delivery, Postpartum, Special Care Nursery, NICU, Pediatrics, etc.
If you would like to learn more about this opening, please contact me at your earliest convenience.
If this is not something you are interested in, but you know of someone who would be a good fit, I would appreciate the referral.
Christine Farrell VP of Recruitment - Women's/Children's/NICU/Pediatrics Leaders Women's Nurse Recruiter Division 2000 Mallory Lane, Suite 130 - 303 Franklin, TN 37067 Toll Free: ext.
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