Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiac/CICU
Posted on: November 26, 2022
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an advanced practice
nurse whose function is to improve outcomes in patient care, in
collaboration with nursing staff, the interdisciplinary team, and
organizational leaders. The CNS influences across three spheres-the
patient and family, nurses and nursing practice, and at the
organizational/systems level, while demonstrating competency in
leadership, clinical expertise, education, collaboration,
consultation, research and evidence-based practice, coaching and
mentoring, and ethical decision-making and advocacy Clinical
judgment : Models advanced assessment and interpretation,
implements nursing care, and evaluates outcomes for patient
Facilitator of Learning: Demonstrates clinical expertise while
supporting clinical nurses to integrate new evidence into practice.
Provides education or teaching skills to clinical teams, patients
Collaboration: Focuses on (and role models) interprofessional team
building and effective team functioning.
Response to Diversity : Reviews alternative approaches and
implementing planned change to meet needs considering cultural,
social, family and system diversity.
Clinical Inquiry: Interprets and uses research to evaluate
practice, and collaborates in research.
Systems Thinking: Responsible for innovation and change in the
patient care system.Able to make connections within components.
Advocacy/Moral Agency: Influences the negotiation of moral
dilemmas, allocating resources, directing patient care and access
Caring Practices: Responds to subtle patient and family changes:
engages with each unique patient in a compassionate manner.
Requirements: Active Delaware nursing license
Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse (as a Clinical Nurse
Specialist) Licensure Required
National Board Certification as a Pediatric Clinical Nurse
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric
Advanced Life Support (PALS) upon hire
Graduate of accredited school of nursing, MSN required
Minimum 5 year related clinical experience
Keywords: Nemours, Wilmington , Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiac/CICU, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware
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