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Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


The essential duties of a Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Cardiovascular Department include:
-Supporting patient safety initiatives by maintaining an environment of safety for patients, self and others
-Assessing clients' health status
-Identifying alternative possibilities as the nature of a healthcare problem
-Diagnosing and managing collective clients' acute and chronic health problems within an advanced practice nursing framework
-Assessing and monitoring the usage and effect of pharmacologic agents
-Prescribing and implementing therapeutic and corrective non-pharmacologic nursing interventions
-Planning for situations beyond the clinical nurse specialist's expertise and consulting with or referring clients to other health care providers 
-Formulating strategies to promote wellness and prevent illness
-Promoting and practicing in collegial and collaborative relationships with clients, families, individuals and other health care professionals 
-Initiating, establishing and utilizing measures to evaluate health care outcomes and modifying nursing practice decisions 
-Assuming leadership for the application of research findings 
-Synthesizing and analyzing multiple sources of data
-Integrating education, consultation, management, leadership and research into the clinical nurse specialist role

Other duties as assigned.


Candidate is required to have a Master's Degree in Nursing, be recognized by the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina, have a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification and have at least three (3) years of nursing experience.
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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