DirectShifts is actively seeking Clinical Nurse Specialist - Emergency and Trauma in Grand Rapids, MI.

Employment Type - Full time

Shift - Day Shift

Position Summary

  • Under general supervision of the Clinical Service Director and in collaboration with the Clinical Service Leadership Team is responsible and accountable for advancing the standard of nursing practice within three spheres of influence: patient, nurses and nursing practice, and organizations and systems through expert clinical practice, education, consultation, systems leadership, serving as a change agent, collaboration and research.
  • Functions with a high level of independent judgment, using skills and knowledge acquired through advanced education and experience to enhance patient care. 
  • Contributes expert clinical nursing perspective to organizational planning and decision-making using expert knowledge, problem solving skills, evaluation, collaboration, leadership, and role modeling.

What The CNS Will Need

  • Master’s degree in Nursing with clinical focus in area of specialty.
  • Current Michigan RN Licensure.
  • Certification in area of specialty required (CNS)
  • Demonstrated clinical experience including a minimum of two years of concentrated clinical experience in the area of specialty.
  • Current ED certs: BLS, ENPC, TNCC and PALS preferred

What The CNS Will Do

  • Develops criteria for and evaluates the quality and effectiveness of practice within the spheres of influence: the patient, nursing, and nursing practice, and organization and systems.
  • Directly interacts with patients, families, and groups of patients to promote health or well-being and improve quality of life. Characterized by a holistic perspective in the advanced nursing management of health, illness, and disease states.
  • Consults with and seeks opportunities to advise nurses and other health care team members in the care of the complex patient and family by assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing, and evaluating care. Supports consultee in the process of problem-solving based on specialized clinical expertise.
  • Acts as a resource and role model for collaboration by mentoring nursing staff in their roles, and mentoring members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Influences resource utilization in order to promote safe, high quality, and cost-effective patient care aligned with the IOM Aims.
  • Provides resource for continuous quality improvement related to quality of care issues and efficient use of clinical resources by working with appropriate committees and management structures.
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