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Nurse Specialist - Medical/Surgical

Job Details

Job ID: 88541
Location: Tacoma, WA
Entity: MultiCare Health System
Category: Nursing - Clinical Education
Specialty: Critical Care
Department: Nursing Ed and Prof Practice
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Join the exciting work to assist staff as a Nurse Specialist with The Center for Clinical Practice and Development.

Position Summary:
The Nurse Specialist (NS) 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 NS 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 NS also designs strategies and interventions to promote optimization within 3 spheres of impact (patient, nurse and systems). The NS functions as an expert clinician and patient advocate.

Minimum Requirements:
Five (5) years of experience with the assigned patient population

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Master’s Degree in Nursing, DNP or PhD preferred
Nursing Certification or related professional certification; if not in possession at time of hire, must acquire within 1 year of hire

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