Clinical Nurse Specialist, OB


OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Brick Requisition # 2018-58534 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaries Address425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, 08724

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Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Meridian includes:

  • Functioning as an expert clinical nurse resource assisting team members, physicians, patients, and the community in new or complex interventions
  • Acting as a role model by demonstrating current trends and providing professional development opportunities for team members
  • Independently developing, implementing, and evaluating an educational plan to meet the needs of team members
  • Actively participating in the research process and utilizes the information to further enhance patient care
  • Functioning in the role of the clinical nurse specialist to nursing staff, administrators, physicians, and the community
  • Facilitating patient teaching and support programs utilizing the nursing process

The role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist is that of a practitioner, educator, leader, researcher, and consultant. As a practitioner, the Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates positive behavior and the ability to perform ongoing clinical assessments of the patient, establishes and implements a plan of care and evaluates the outcome of that care, utilizing the nursing process. As an educator, the Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates behavior which includes assessing the learning needs of all levels of nursing staff, establishes and implements curriculum, and evaluates educational outcomes. As a leader, the Clinical Nurse Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the mission, vision, and values of the Meridian Health System are integrated with all aspects of the team members training. As a researcher, the CNS utilizes the research process to promote quality patient care and promotes evidenced based practices related to staff development. This position will be assisting with OB nursing education, nursing orientation, EPIC training, competencies and new education initiatives

Qualifications

  • Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license is required
  • Active American Heart Association (AHA) BLS/CPR certification is required
  • Masters of Science Degree in Nursing required
  • National Certification via the ANCC
  • 5 years of OB experience required
  • 2 years of Nurse Educator experience required

Our Network

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.