RN MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist CSICU

Norfolk, VA
Dec 22, 2017
Jan 15, 2018
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is currently recruiting a RNMSN clinical Nurse Specialist.

Sign On Bonus Available!!!

Serving as a destination medical center in the mid-atlantic region, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is one of just five Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia, home to the Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, region's first Magnet® hospital and Nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer you advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services.

The selected candidate will assist with publications and research. Must be knowledgeable of best practices and standards related to operations in CSICU. Must be willing to teach and support and drive quality outcomes. Will oversee the ICUs.

  • Identify/implement evidence based nursing practices
  • Lead research initiatives
  • Develop educational offerings
  • Provide expert consultation to improve patient outcomes
  • Identify improvements in the health care delivery system

The patient types in the areas include:
  • ICU
    • CSICU
      • Cardiac Bypass
      • Valve replacement
      • ECMO
      • VAD
      • Heart Transplant
    • CICU
      • Acute MI or STEMI
      • Cardiogenic Shock
      • Balloon pumps and Impella's
      • VAD's (chronic not immediate post op)
      • Transplant (chronic not immediate post op)
      • Pulmonary Hypertension

The Clinical Nurse Specialist demonstrates advanced and specialized clinical knowledge and skills to facilitate the provision of patient / family-focused care to promote health and/or well-being, improve quality of life; and enhance the profession of nursing. This individual facilitates nursing practice and care, either directly, or by influencing nurses and nursing personnel through direct care, leadership, coaching, research, ethical decision making, collaboration, and consultation.

Education Level
RN-Master's Level Degree

Required: Nursing - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Basic Life Support, Cert Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Active Listening, Communication, Leadership, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Must be certified in specialty area deemed eligible for CNS as recognized by State Board. Advanced Cardiac Life Support required for Intermediate Care and Critical care units.

External Posting Description
For the 17th consecutive year, the Cardiology & Heart Surgery program at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is ranked among the nation's Top 50 heart programs in the U.S. News & World Report annual ‘Best Hospitals' edition.

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