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MacNeal Hospital is proud to announce that we are now part of the nationally ranked Loyola Medicine Health System. Located in Chicago's southwest suburb of Berwyn, Illinois, MacNeal Hospital offers a dynamic environment for nursing professionals, including a department of psychiatry and behavioral health that is celebrating 50 years of service to the community. Here is your opportunity to be part of a talented team that delivers comprehensive, high-quality, individualized care in an adult inpatient setting.
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST Full-time position
The professional we select will coordinate with the Executive Director of Professional Practice and the Nurse Leaders of Critical Care/Telemetry as a clinical expert for the nursing division. This individual will incorporate and apply theories of nursing and a skill set of advanced knowledge, collaboration, consultation, and education to improve care and enhance delivery outcomes within the three major areas of the clinical nurse specialist practice sphere: patient/family, nurses/nursing practice, and organizational system. Additional responsibilities include:
Providing formal and informal education for nurses and other health professionals throughout inpatient acute-care areas.
Serving as a resource for staff nurses and providing evidence-based practices to support safe-quality nursing practices.
Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams using the nursing process to integrate the nursing perspective into a comprehensive plan of care for the patient and family.
Identifying/prioritizing the nursing care needs for a select population and assisting staff with related processes.
Designing and evaluating innovative educational programs for nursing staff, patients, and families.
Collaborating with others to resolve issues related to patient care, communication, policies, and resources.
Mentoring nurses to help them develop new skills and long-term career prospects, and incorporate evidence into practice.
Creating and revising nursing policies, protocols, and procedures using evidence-based information.
Acting as a shared governance facilitator.
Master's degree in nursing (MSN) from a college or university.
Current licensure as an APN.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.
Recent ICU experience essential.
Three or more years of experience in a clinical acute-care setting.
Current CPR/BLS and ACLS certifications.
Demonstrated analytical ability and strong written/verbal communication/interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule.
Give your career even more significance, and advance the well-being of our community with MacNeal Hospital. We offer exceptional training and development resources, advancement opportunities, excellent benefits, and flexible schedules. Interested candidates may apply online at: