Clinical Nurse Specialist- Obstetrics

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Tacoma, WA

Tacoma General Hospital

Nursing - RN Educator

Nursing Ed and Prof Practice

Other Professional RN/LPN

Employment Type:
Full-Time Regular


Full-time Exempt

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Position Summary:
The CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) leads the advancement of nursing practice at the micro and macro levels. Clinical judgement and collaboration enhance nursing care and its impact on the unique characteristics of the patient in order to devise a plan of care that ensures advocacy. The incumbent translates evidence to achieve safe, quality, and cost-effective outcomes. The CNS leads organizational and system changes using systems thinking to optimize resources and improve outcomes. Additional responsibilities include analyzing and evaluating data to ensure practice is patient-centered, safe, timely, effective, and efficient. The CNS also designs strategies and interventions to promote optimization within 3 spheres of impact (patient, nurse and systems). The CNS functions as an expert clinician and patient advocate.

Minimum Requirements:
Eight (8) years of experience with the assigned patient population

Masters in Nursing
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or practicing in a CNS role for 3-5 years preferred.
Nursing Certification or related professional certification; if not in possession at time of hire, must acquire within 1 year of hire
ALS Certifications: PALS, ACLS, NRP per specialty area required
Current WA State RN License

Supporting Obstetrics.

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