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Emergency Services - Clinical Nurse Specialist Illinois, Chicago tcr

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 09, 2016

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Emergency Services - Clinical Nurse Specialist Illinois, Chicago tcr

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Position Title: Emergency Services - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Salary Range: BOE

Location: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, Illinois, USA

Desired Skills:

Name Level Experience Required

ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Yes

Acute Care 3 Years Yes

BLS - Basic Life Support Yes

Clinical Nurse Specialist 3 Years Yes

CNS - Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification No

Emergency Department No

RN - Registered Nurse Yes


Emergency Services - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, Illinois

Come join a progressive Community hospital as the Clinical Nurse Specialist in beautiful Illinois. Illinois offers a tremendous quality of life with a wonderful climate, low cost of living and is a great place to call home!


Under the direction of the Director, the Nurse Specialist is responsible for the effective implementation of staff orientation and education in the departments.

The Educator acts as a role model for high quality clinical skills

Coordinates nursing orientation for experienced and inexperienced staff

Assists others in the identification and fulfillment of educational needs

Responds to requests for problem resolution; coordinates and/or performs a variety of staff development functions to include: department specific needs assessments, development of goals and objectives, implementation methods and evaluation measures

Provides education support for staff with emphasis on service line development

Participates in the review and revision of evidence based women's clinical nursing practice

Develops initial and annual competencies for all staff as needed for documentation of skill and competence

Acts as a clinical resource for management and administration and responds to customer needs while enhancing the image of professional nursing.


2-5 years experience in an acute care facility required

2 years of full-time equivalent or more prior experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist


Must either hold a master's degree as a clinical nurse specialist or other qualified master's degree and certification as a clinical nurse specialist as recognized by the State Board of Nursing.

Certifications / Licensure:

Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certification

Special Skills:

Possesses advanced clinical competency in areas of nursing care and in teaching procedures and equipment use, using a theoretical nursing framework.

Assumes responsibility for maintaining current knowledge and competency in areas of specialization.

Utilizes interpersonal and effective communication skills necessary to maintain good working relationships with customers.

Flexible and adaptable in rapidly changing environments.

Is able to identify and creatively solve problems independently and cooperatively with others.

Possesses analytical skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate patient care delivery and related quality improvement activities.

Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.