Clinical Nurse Specialist
Reporting to the Program Director for Program issues and the Chief of Professional Practice and Nursing for professional issues, the Clinical Nurse Specialist provides expert nursing care to patients/residents and families and functions as a clinical leader in a particular speciality within and/or across programs. Consults and collaborates with Clinical Group/Service Leaders, other nurses and health care professionals to improve and advance nursing practice and patient/resident outcomes both in the area of speciality and in nursing practice initiatives throughout Providence Health Care.
Master’s degree in Nursing. Current practising registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). Five years of Nursing experience with three years of recent, related experience in a clinical area relevant to the area of specialty
Skills And Abilities:
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs in areas of clinical practice.
Ability to perform in-depth holistic patient/family assessments, plan, implement and evaluate care for complex care situations, and guide interdisciplinary team members in care planning.
Ability to be an effective consultant for individuals and groups.
Ability to conceptualize research questions and collaborate with researchers to conduct research.
Ability to role model expert nursing practice.
Ability to assist in the development of professional and leadership skills of the nursing staff.
Ability to synthesize and utilize research findings in practice.
Ability to present clinical/research work in a scholarly way.
Prepared to be affiliated with a university school.
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
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