Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical-Surgical Units

Location: Gainesville, FL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $77,189.00 - $127,296.00
Degree: Master of Science; Doctorate;
Date: 8/11/2017
Job ID: 02511414
Job Description
This is an opportunity to join a top-ranked, academic, Magnet, medical Center with 900+ Beds.  Reporting to the AVP, Nursing the Clinical Specialist serves as a clinical officer for patient care programs and services throughout the Med/Surg nursing units by providing clinical and operational leadership support. Provides clinical and analytical support to the nursing leadership to plan and predict patient care needs based on benchmarking, patient acuity/care trends, staff clinical education needs and patient satisfaction.  Provides leadership to ensure excellence in nursing research, education, and practice. The Nurse Specialist provides clinical and leadership support to achieve the organization's mission of excellent patient care and nursing's vision of setting a new standard of excellence in autonomous and accountable nursing practice committed to patient advocacy and innovative patient care in a climate of trust and collaboration.  This is one of 6 Clinical Specialists within the organization.  

Masters degree in Nursing is required. DNP/Ph.D. preferred. National nursing board certification in specialty area required. Minimum of 3 years in advanced practice/leadership role in nursing services in acute care.   Evidence of progressive leadership in performance improvement, outcomes management, and implementation/evaluation of evidence-based practice and research. Excellent interpersonal relationship skills.  Demonstrable leadership in integrating programs that cross services, units, and disciplines and influence organizational mission of excellence in patient care and Nursing's vision of setting a new standard of excellence in autonomous and accountable nursing practice, committed to patient advocacy and innovative patient care in a climate of trust and collaboration.