Clinical Nurse Specialist: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Job Requisition #: JR71231

End Date: 4/30/2024

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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Clinical Nurse Specialist: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

ChristianaCare has an opening at Union Hospital located on our Cecil County Campus in Elkton, MD for an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)that defines excellence within their practice. Candidate must meet completion of a graduate CNS program; be clinically focused; hold specialty certification and state-defined requirements for board licensure. This position reports directly to the Chief Nurse Officer (CNO) at Union Hospital and has a traverse control for the entire Patient Care Services within the Cecil campus.

In this role as a CNS, you will be the single incumbent, under the guise of the CNO, working with a dynamic team of Clinical Educators, Nursing Leaders, and Quality and Safety Leaders.

This role will provide you the platform to demonstrate sophisticated clinical knowledge based on in-depth understanding of the pathophysiology of medicine with extensive practical experience in either medical, surgical, critical care, emergency, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education, and mentoring. As the campus CNS you will have the ability to minimize variances in care and prevent adverse outcomes directly supporting performance improvement initiatives.

As the campus CNS, you are a clinical expert & clinical leader for nursing practice. In partnership with nursing leadership, this role serves as a change agent for bedside nursing practice; applying evidence -based research to develop, teach, guide, and implement practice standards and policies. The CNS collaborates with all members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies and contributes to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit, health system, local, state, and/or national and international level. ChristianaCare remains committed to the utilization of Clinical Nurse Specialists within acute care as we hold our values of Love & Excellence for all those that we serve.

Details: Full time, exempt, 80 hours per pay.

Location: Christianacare, Union Hospital - Cecil Campus, Elkton, MD

Benefits begin the first day of employment!

Requirements:

  • MSN required or Graduate from an accredited Clinical Nursing Specialist Program
  • APRN Certification/ Licensure in state of MD
  • 3 years' experience in adult acute medicine
  • Proven previous nursing leadership (ie Clinical Coordinator, Council / Committee Chair

About ChristianaCare

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network that includes three hospitals, and notably expanding in Cecil County. We provide the community-focused care you know and trust, supported by one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations. ChristianaCare, Union Hospital, located in Elkton, Maryland, is nationally recognized for clinical excellence in the treatment and prevention of disease. An award-winning, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing high-quality care promising a new era of growth, innovation, and nursing excellence.

We have made it our priority for over 112 years at our Union campus to remain committed to the superior quality of care that we have been known for since 1908. Guided by our values of love and excellence, we will continue to deliver the highest level of patient-centered health care to the greater Cecil County community. If you like working in a hospital that still has that warm - welcoming feel, then this could be for you.

ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system, Magnet Designated and continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital.

For more information about this incredible opportunity, please email Marianne.Foard@Christianacare.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Wednesday, March 20
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Wednesday, February 21
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

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APC Fellowship Open House (Virtual)
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APC Career Fair

Wednesday, March 20
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Christiana Hospital
Ammon Center – Main Auditorium
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

Join us to learn more about ChristianaCare and what to expect as a new Advanced Practice Clinician.

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MAR
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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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