Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Nurse Specialist: Medical ICU in Baltimore, Maryland

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Clinical Nurse Specialist: Medical ICU

Requisition #: 174715

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Nursing

Work Shift: Rotating Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: No

Date Posted: Sept. 12, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Medical ICU

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, Maryland

Pay Grade: RN

Join the Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing team and become part of a collaborative work environment at a world renowned, Magnet designated academic medical facility. Johns Hopkins nurses are committed to patient safety, clinical excellence, optimizing outcomes through evidenced based practice, and life-long learning.

  • We Care by assuring continuity and patient-family centered care.

  • We Influence through interprofessional collaboration, shared decision-making, and quality improvement.

  • We Empower our nurses to govern their professional practice characterized by autonomy, mutual accountability, and trust.

  • We Excel in clinical expertise and innovation. Our nurses have a variety advancement opportunities and possibilities for success.

Candidates for the Clinical Nurse Specialist position on the Medical ICU must maintain active RN licensure in the state of Maryland. Master's Degree in a CNS track from an Accredited School of Nursing required. Three years of full-time RN experience in the area of specialty is required .

The Clinical Nurse Specialist practices as an expert in the application of the nursing process and theory within a specialty area. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Nurse Specialist is to advance patient care directly in the role of expert clinical practitioner and indirectly in the roles of educator, consultant, researcher, change agent, collaborator, clinical leader, role model, and patient advocate. The CNS:

  • Applies change theory to nursing practice.

  • Identifies and acts upon impending changes in patient condition.

  • Uses advanced clinical and theoretical knowledge to analyze data and to participate in the development of multidisciplinary plans of care.

  • Uses evidenced based practice strategies to evaluate patient outcome data in order to enhance the quality of patient care.

  • Understands and uses principles of negotiation and collaboration.

  • Identifies and analyzes staff, patient, and system issues that impact on patient care; develops, initiates, and evaluates corrective actions.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.