Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psychiatry
Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psychiatry-1702287
At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Nurse Specialist designs and implements assessments, interventions, and programs with Patients, Families, Communities, Organizations, Populations, and/or Systems; is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a TH Clinical Nurse Specialist may include the following but are not limited to:
Brief Description of Duties:
- Functions as a clinical nursing expert in the specialty area(s) assigned by modeling exemplary advanced practice nursing and patient outcomes.
- Consults and collaborates with an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Utilizes transformational leadership in partnership with the unit Medical Director, to advance patient care.
- Promotes evidence-based practice and research to generate new knowledge in the specialty area(s).
- Advances the level of quality of care provided in the specialty area(s) by contributing to and improving the patient-family experience and outcomes.
- Demonstrates proficiency in technology, products, and devices that support nursing practice in the specialty areas.
- Acts as a resource to assist the nursing staff in the assessment of patient status, establishment of nursing diagnosis, development of patient and family centered care plan, treatment and evaluation of patients in specialty area, while maintaining evidence based nursing practice.
- Assists in the provision of direct care to patients in the specialty area(s) and models best nursing practice.
- Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to coordinate all aspects of patient care and ensures adequate communication within and between members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Assesses the quality of the patient-family experience and responds to maintain the highest level of quality for patients in the specialty area(s).
- Initiates unit-level research activities, as original inquiry of the patient-family experience and the nursing/interdisciplinary role.
- Participates in organizational committees as a representative of exemplary nursing practice.
- Models collaborative practice and engages direct care nurses in the participation of interdisciplinary patient care rounds.
- Communicates with all members of the healthcare team within and across specialty areas.
- Maintains patient centered care by engaging all members of the healthcare team with the patient/family for decision-making.
- Assess and examines the Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators and acts as the administrative agent responsible for the quality of care delivered to patients and families across the specialty area(s).
- Communicates across all levels of organizational structure the quality metrics germane to the specialty area(s).
- Responds collaboratively to maintain the highest measure of quality outcomes.
- Examines and maintains differentiated and value based quality processes to ensure quality goals are met for the specialty area(s).
- Engages in specialty specific learning and educational opportunities relevant to the specialty area(s).
- Achieves and maintains specialty certification in the area of nursing practice.
- Develops and disseminates scholarly work related to the specialty area(s) at the local and national level.
Required Qualifications: Must be certified and registered as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) by the New York State Education Department (SED). Eligibility to be verified on Office of Professions website. Current New York State RN License. Master's Degree in Nursing. Minimum three years clinical experience in Psychiatry. Proficiency in MS Office.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in a Clinical Nurse Specialist position. Previous experience in clinical/staff education. Certified as a CNS or a NP in the specialty area of nursing practice.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
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Official Job Title: TH Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Field: Nursing
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Advanced Practice Nursing-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmAdvanced Practice Nursing-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Sep 26, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 26, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4