Clinical Nurse Specialist- Neuro Surgery

Job Description

Job ID: 1190131
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Neuroscience nursing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers rewarding and challenging opportunities on two neuro medicine floors, a neurosurgical step-down unit as well as a 20-bed neuro intensive care unit. Our Neuro ICU is one of the nation's largest and most sophisticated neurological neurosurgical intensive care unit, treating and researching conditions that include strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages, subdural and epidural hematomas, intraparenchymal hemorrhages, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, neuro-muscular diseases and spinal injuries.  As a major teaching hospital, Barnes-Jewish is continually advancing the neurosciences. In these areas, nurses experience something new every day.


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Role Purpose

Utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized area of nursing to diagnose, prescribe, and treat patients within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s) to support a designated clinical service.


Responsibilities

  • Provides direct care and consultation in the management of patient care.
  • Improves the quality of health care by providing educational services to patients, families, community and health care professionals.
  • Educates, develops and supports clinical practice.
  • Conducts scientific investigation and research.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited CNSProgram)
  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited CNSProgram)

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Neurosurgery -
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    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer