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307117 Clinical Nurse Specialist V

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The CNS or CPL will work on our Adult In-Patient detoxification services for Mercy Philadelphia Campus are provided on a 16- bed open unit located on the second floor of the hospital (2Center) which accepts voluntary patients.The (2Center) unit is comprised of 2 single-occupancy room and 7 double-occupancy rooms, with adjoining restrooms. The Medically Monitored Detox Unit is designed to help its persons arrest the course of addiction and be withdrawn from their substance(s) of abuse in a safe and medically monitored setting. Individuals are assisted in overcoming the physical hurdles of the detox process and receive psycho-educational and psychotherapeutic services we believe are necessary to help support the furtherance of the recovery process.Through a combination of psycho-educational and psychotherapeutic services, individual and group therapy, program participants are aided in better understanding their addictions and recovery needs. In the supportive context of the treatment program, members are taught and provided an opportunity to practice those skills and behaviors necessary to effect and sustain sober living and quality recovery. The program also draws quite heavily upon the tenets of the 12-step program, AA and NA. These tenets provide an underpinning for our program and are incorporated into our program in multiple ways. Program participants are expected to attend 12- step meetings while involved in the detox program and to utilize these supports as an ongoing part of their recovery program.The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is a clinical leadership position. CNSs serve as expert clinicians within a specific patient population and partner with Nurse Managers to assume accountability for the nurse and patient outcomes on their nursing unit. Leveraging advanced education and training, CNSs are accountable for leading nursing practice by supporting nurses to care for patients at the bedside, driving practice changes at the unit, service line, and systems levels, and ensuring the use of best practices and evidence-based care to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. An important focus of the CNS role is to understand organizational goals and to design, implement, and evaluate practice change initiatives that advance these goals. A strong CNS must be able to: (a) communicate effectively toward negotiating multiple perspectives within the organization and driving change; (b) demonstrate clinical judgment and establish clinical credibility with nursing and interprofessional colleagues within his/her specialty area; (c) exhibit self-direction in maintaining professional knowledge and competence within his/her specialty area; (d) apply critical thinking and analytic skills to design and implement change initiatives; (e) build rapport with and provide mentorship to clinical nurses; and (f) partner effectively with nurse manager colleagues to advance professional nursing practice.

CNS must have their MSN and Experience in clinical practice with the patient population cared for in the unit/ area. PA RN License, certification in this specialty

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Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-02

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307117 Clinical Nurse Specialist V

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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