Clinical Nurse Specialist - DUH - Ambulatory Practice Management - Day Shifts - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 240121
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Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
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Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Clinical Nurse Specialist
Duke University Hospital - Ambulatory Practice Management - Full-time
Provide specialized patient care functions as a clinician, educator and/or a consultant for a specified patient population.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Coordinate with the nursing staff to identify patient care problems, to implement approaches to these problems and to evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches.
Perform clinical evaluations and make clinical judgments based on a synthesis of concepts, principles, models, and theories to solve complex problems.
Serve as a consultant in a nursing specialty area for patients, nurses and other health team members throughout Duke University Medical Center and community agencies.
Participate in departmental and hospital committees and meetings to facilitate improvement of patient care and development of goals, philosophies and objectives for a specialized patient population.
Maintain liaison with faculty members of schools of nursing to arrange and facilitate clinical experience for nursing students; communicate with faculty members concerning students' needs and progress.
Coordinate the development and implementation of an educational program designed to convey specialized knowledge and skills to nursing personnel
Coordinate plans for the professional development of the nursing staff assigned to a specialty unit area and serve as a practitioner of specialized patient care. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
3 years of nursing experience required
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS) is required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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