Clinical Nurse Consultant II

UI Health
Chicago, Illinois
Salary commensurate with experience
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 28, 2021
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time

Clinical Nursing Consultant II - 4E Labor & Delivery/OBER (Posted 04/30/2021) (Job ID #145661)


The Clinical Nurse Consultant II is accountable for facilitating the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and Relationship-Based Care model as the framework. The Clinical Nurse Consultant II provides patient care and consultation, coordinates the educational development of staff members and acts as a role model in clinical practice. The CNCII strives to improve patient outcomes by integrating Shared Leadership, Evidence Based Practice Relationship Based Care and standards of nursing excellence into clinical practice. Through therapeutic relationships with patients, families, self and colleagues, the Clinical Nurse Consultant II participates in monitoring, developing, and evaluating nursing practice while fulfilling unit and organizational goals.

Clinical nurse specialists provide diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of patients. They also provide expertise and support to nurses caring for patients at the bedside, help drive practice changes throughout the organization, and ensure the use of best practices and evidence-based care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. The Clinical Nurse Specialist identifies gaps in healthcare delivery, designs and implements and evaluates outcomes of interventions to improve overall healthcare delivery.


  • Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse required
  • Masters required
  • Minimum Three (3) - Five (5) years of related relevant Labor & Delivery or related obstetrics experience required
  • Current BLS / ACLS and other required unit-specific certifications required
  • Excellent attendance, interpersonal skills, and work history required
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written) that facilitate therapeutic relationships between patients, families and health care providers
  • Intermediate computer skills with the ability to become proficient in Epic with on-the-job training

Preferred Skills

  • Level III High-risk obstetrical experience highly preferred
  • Experience leading quality and safety projects and initiatives preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary range $78,208 - $112,320
Tuition Waiver and Tuition Reimbursement Available
PTO: Vacation - 1st year 15 vacation days and 12 sick days

To Apply:

For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume to the link below:

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