APP - Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - Pediatrics
Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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Facility: Children's Hospital
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1600 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40. 00
The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an expert clinician and
advocate in a particular specialty or subspecialty of nursing
practice, providing leadership in the professional practice
setting. Provides expert clinical guidance in a specialized field
and coordinates patient care quality initiatives. Monitors the
quality patient indicators utilizing evidence-based outcomes and
the development and implementation of performance and quality
improvement processes as necessary. Assesses a healthcare
facility's nursing practice and its impact on patient outcomes.
Uses the results of evaluation analysis to make or recommend
process or structural changes, including policy, procedure, or
protocol documentation as appropriate to clinical outcomes.
Provides consultative care and guidance while serving as a
consultant, mentor, coach, researcher, and educator to patients,
families and employees.
Facilitates/collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams that
contribute to role development and, directly or indirectly advance
nursing practice and health services. Develops evaluation
strategies to demonstrate patient safety, cost effectiveness, cost
benefit, and efficiency factors associated with nursing practice.
Identifies expected outcomes that are achievable through
implementation of evidence-based practices. Systematically enhances
the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
Evaluates the practice environment and quality of nursing care
rendered in relation to existing evidence, identifying
opportunities for the generation and use of research. Formally
disseminates research findings through activities such as
presentation, publications, consultation and journal clubs. Uses
research based data to assist with the development, implementation
and evaluation for improved clinical practice for all ages,
developmental needs, cultural, or psychosocial needs wherever
needed. Also uses current healthcare research findings and other
evidence to expand clinical knowledge, enhance role performance and
increase knowledge of professional issues.
Promotes the clinical practice by serving on hospital or community
committees locally or nationally. Must be able to incorporate
teaching/learning principles and adapt teaching to age groups. Must
be able to work with growth and development needs of unique client
Dependent on the market and facility, this role may also function
in the capacity of an American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Coordinator with oversight of the planning, implementation, and
evaluation of the Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
(DSMES) service in order to maintain program standards to obtain
Successful completion of a master s, post-master s, or doctorate
from a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) program accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National
League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment,
or services to an adequate number of patients in the past twelve
months or completion of an accredited CNS program in the past
twelve months. Experience must correlate to the privileges
If/When performing in the role of American Diabetes Association
(ADA) Coordinator, academic and/or experiential preparation in
program management and academic and/or experiential preparation in
the care of people with chronic disease.
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) by the American
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or an equivalent body as
applicable to specialty area of practice. Current licensure by the
applicable state. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
permit to prescribe controlled substances, if prescriptive
privileges are sought.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review
your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer
will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening
as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider
Req Number: R-0086484
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