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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Pediatric Pulmonary)
CHOP | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Job Summary

In collaboration with the health care team, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides expert family-centered clinical care and clinical consultation within her/his area of expertise to improve outcomes and to promote integrated health care that is safe, equitable, timely, effective, and efficient.

Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Manages the care of complex and/or vulnerable populations through expert direct care, care coordination, and collaboration with patients and families and other members of the health care team. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by being knowledgeable about evidence and best practices for safety, speaking up about safety issues, and changing practice to enhance safety.  Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms and communicates these with appropriate leadership.  Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.

 

  1. Supports other members of the health care team, including nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals through collaborative clinical practice, education, research/evidence-based practice, and consultation.  Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, students and other health care providers.

 

  1. Facilitates change and innovation for patients/populations within the department, the health care system, and the community. Analyzes and utilizes data, including patient satisfaction data, QI data, other data relevant to specialty populations, and incident report/safety net data to identify opportunities for improvement and to develop a plan of action to improve outcomes.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

4. Participates in scholarly activities including research and evidence-based practice. Participates in personal professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs, and seeking appropriate educational offerings.  Presents research and evidence-based practice findings to unit staff.  Participates in regional/national programs relevant to specialty practice.  Develops departmental and hospital policies, procedures, and standards based on the best available evidence.

 

5. Demonstrates health care informatics competencies to manage patient care, outcome data, and current and emerging health care technology, which includes:

  • Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail, word processing, and shared network file space.
  • Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet and Internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice, and evidence-based decision-making;
  • Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools, and the ability to discuss, evaluate, analyze, and present outcome data depicted in charts and tables.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

RN - Registered Nurse

CNS - Clin Nurse Spec

Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree from an accredited graduate school of nursing.

  • Nationally certified as a pediatric clinical nurse specialist or clinical nurse specialist in specialty area of practice.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Ability to work in a team setting with multiple responsibilities.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, including MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.

About CHOP

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking third in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents.

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