Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Nurse Practice Specialist - Days - Nursing Excellence - Atlanta
Wellstar Health Systems

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.
Responsibilities

The Clinical Nurse Practice Specialist (CNPS) is a registered professional nurse through academic preparation as amasters-prepared nurse possesses advanced clinical expertise and utilizes this expertise to support and promote thedelivery of safe, age appropriate and culturally aware patient care in at least one of the following patient populations:• Family• Adult/Geriatrics• Neonatal• Pediatrics• Women's Health• Mental Health• Emergency ServicesThe Clinical Nurse Practice Specialist (CNPS) demonstrates advanced knowledge, skills and abilities in area ofspecialty to be a system resource for all members of the health care team and champions' evidence-based practiceand performance improvement to advance the science of nursing in his/her specialty and improve patient careinterventions/outcomes across the macrosystem. This position fosters interdisciplinary practice and serves as a rolemodel for the professional image of the nurse and expert clinical practice. The CNPS actively engages in scholarlyactivity such as research and translating evidence into practice and leads as a change agent for innovations in caredelivery. Role specific competencies, responsibilities, roles and functions are based on the WellStar NursingProfessional Practice Model.It is expected that the CNPS upholds the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse PracticeAct and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.As a member of the System Center for Nursing Excellence team supporting WellStar's system Nurse Executive Team,it is expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting serviceexcellence goals.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:Graduate education in Nursing (MS, MSN, DNP) from an accredited school or university that is recognized by theAmerican Association of Colleges of Nursing. Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with specialty certification in patientpopulation served is preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:Registered Nurse, actively licensed in the state of Georgia.Current Board certification as required to practice as one of the following: Clinical Nurse Specialist, NursePractitioner, or Clinical Nurse LeaderMust have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.ACLS/PALS/NRP may be required in specific areas.

Required Minimum Experience:Two years of experience providing direct patient care as a nurse for a similar patient population.

Required Minimum Skills:Possess excellent verbal and written (English) communication skills, computer skills and relationship building.Possess advanced skills in specialty area and teaching and coaching clinical staff to provide excellence in patientcare and delivery. Is a continuous learner who inspires others to also seek advance knowledge and clinical skills.Possess the ability to work in a fast pace environment and embrace change with excellent time management skills.Knowledge of nursing theory, evidence based practice, and research required to provide leadership for performanceimprovement. Compliance with the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required.


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