Job Summary: 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/manager 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. 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 roles 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.
Care New England Health System (CNE) and its member institutions-Butler Hospital, Women & Infants Hospital, Kent Hospital, VNA of Care New England, Integra, The Providence Center, and Care New England Medical Group, and our Wellness Center-are trusted organizations fueling the latest advances in medical research, attracting the nation's top specialty-trained doctors, and honing renowned services and innovative programs to engage in the important discussions people need to have about their health.
Americans with Disability Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job-specific functions either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.
EEOC Statement: Care New England is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status
Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical standards of the organization including, but not limited to hospital policy, mission, vision, and values.
WIH Internal Posting Period: 11/8 - 11/14/2023