||Women & Infants Hospital
Hiring for 3 departments:
- Emergency Department
- Surgical Services
The Clinical Practice Manager/Clinical Nurse Specialist (CPM/CNS) demonstrates excellence in clinical nursing by serving as a professional role model, expert consultant, educator, and resource in managing and developing clinical nursing practice. In collaboration with the nursing director and nursing staff, assesses, plans, designs, organizes, implements and evaluates the professional development and educational activities to address identified or anticipated needs of learners. Leads and collaborates with leadership and interdisciplinary teams to partner for practice transitions, improve the quality, safety, and outcomes of patient care. Analyze clinical and non-clinical variables to influence, supervise, manage or oversee patient care needs, and predict and manage responses and resources. Actively participates in research creating a culture of scientific inquiry and evidence-based practice. Demonstrates excellence in providing direct and indirect nursing care to patients and their families, as required. Aligns with the mission, vision and values, and strategic goals of the organization. Oversees non-union and union staff. CPM/CNS will be required to flex their schedule to meet the orientation and education needs of the nursing staff and orientees.
Education: Masters Degree
Experience Minimum of 5 and up to 7 Years
Specifications: Masters Degree in healthcare field required, Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) preferred; Bachelors of Science in Nursing with work-in-progress toward MSN degree will be considered. Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred. Must have and maintain current licensure in the State of Rhode Island. A minimum of five to seven years, demonstrated progressive nursing leadership or education role required. Must have and maintain credentials required for clinical area, which may include ACLS, BLS, and NRP. (If, NRP is required for clinical area, must obtain instructor status within the first year of employment). Certification in specialty area is required or must be achieved within the first year of employment. Membership in professional nursing organization required or must be achieved within the first year of employment. Excellent human relations, verbal, and written communication skills required. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation computer software required. Teaching experience is highly desirable.