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Beth Israel Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Practice Specialist - Obstetrics Services in Beverly, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

The Clinical Practice Specialist (CPS) is a professional nurse, an expert practitioner in nursing and a member of the nursing leadership team who implements the mission and philosophy of Northeast Hospital Corporation. The CPS promotes safe care for patients by keeping patient safety as a focus of all unit operations and clinical practices. The principal role of this position is to ensure that clinical practice is consistent with standards and evidence-based policies and procedures. The CPS serves as a consultant, teacher and role model to all Nursing Staff and the novice workforce. The CPS contributes to the delivery of patient care through development and support of nursing staff, collaboration with patients and their families and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The CPS is the nursing champion to the medical staff and collaborates with the highest degree of competency in the area of nursing research and nursing professional practice. As an expert in clinical practice, the CPS functions in the role domains of clinical practice, consultation, education, research / clinical outcomes and population management drawn from the highest standards of evidenced-based benchmarks and practice. The CPS supervises clinical practice of the staff, and empowers nursing staff through education, consultation, clinical support and the development of supportive programs and standards of care. The CPS proactively recommends improvements in standards of practice. This person serves as an advisor to direct care providers and participates in special projects and related duties.

Job Description:

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's degree in Nursing is required, or currently enrolled in program

  • Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration

  • BLS required

  • ACLS certification preferred or to be obtained within 6 months

  • National certification in specialty nursing is preferred

  • Nursing education and quality improvement experience preferred

  • Member of relevant professional organization

  • Current knowledge of evidence-based practice including but not limited to, national standards and guidelines, principles and practice of safety science, regulatory requirements and current resources.

  • Participation in relevant professional development activities

  • Demonstrates high degree of independence and decision-making

  • Ability to address clinical problems by analyzing, synthesizing, and integrating current research and best practice models.

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively to promote teamwork among all care providers.

  • Ability to coordinate and provide interdisciplinary educational programs utilizing a wide variety of modalities, including computer programs, drills and simulations.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills

  • Cross Campus requirement

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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