Supports complex patient-care issues, identifies patients at risk for suboptimal outcomes, and proposes a proactive plan of care. Coordinates and/or supports patient education programs and evaluates impact of patient education programs.
Interprets and/or establishes practice standards, policy and procedures, standards of care, protocols, and critical pathways. Monitors practice standards and evaluates impact on patient care
Identifies problematic systems/process issues, develops plans to improve, and monitors outcomes. Develops/implements process improvement and/or clinical best practice initiatives at the organizational and unit level.
Acts as a change agent, evaluates environment for change readiness, and develops and implements plans for change. Monitors change driven outcomes.
Monitors and evaluates nursing practice. Identifies professional growth needs of the nursing staff. Implements and evaluates a plan to address nursing staff, orientation, training, growth and development needs. Evaluates the impact of staff education on patient care.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master’s degree in health related field
Three to five years’ experience in specialty
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Master’s degree in Nursing
Past teaching experience in formal/informal settings with knowledge of learning principles for population served
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
Certification is required for Clinical Specialist serving the Diabetic and Oncology populations. For other populations, certification is preferred.
The Clinical Specialist is responsible for providing formal and informal education programs and clinical expertise in his/her specialty area to optimize patient/family, nurse, and systems outcomes and:
directly or indirectly plans, implements and evaluates patient and family specific care appropriate to the complexity of the problems and resources of the system
assesses and evaluates care delivery models; implements changes based on outcome data
develops education programs to improve patient outcomes and quality of care
supports the practice of nursing through orientation, training, staff development, research and involvement in professional organizations
contributes within the institution to establish clinical best practice system processes
coordinates with multiple disciplines to solve system issues
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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