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*Clincial Nurse Specialist


CHRISTUS Sherveport/Bossier


Nurse Practitioner


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CHRISTUS Highland-20300


1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA  71105


Full Time

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The Clinical Nurse Specialist functions in the role of expert clinician, educator, consultant, case manager, and researcher in Adult Critical Care areas: ICU, Telemetry and Cardio Vascular Step Down Unit. In collaboration with the medical staff and nursing staff, monitors the clinical care of patients and provides clinical support to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Incorporated within each of these role functions, the critical care educator is a role model, patient advocate, change agent, leader, and cost-effective practitioner. The role of critical care educator is based on autonomy of practice, in-depth theoretical nursing knowledge, clinical expertise, and research application. The primary focus of this position is the advancement of expert nursing practice.

  • A. Education/Skills:
    • Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant preferred
    • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
    • Strong customer service/interpersonal skills
    • Inter and Intra Departmental coordination of patient care activities.
    • Delegation skills required
    • Ability to multitask is essential
    • Ability to function in stressful/emergent situations is essential
    • Strong detail orientation required
    • Computer skills required
    • Excellent personal time management skills required
    • Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required
    • Other: excellent written and verbal communication skills. English required, bilingual (English/Spanish-English/French) preferred
  • B. Experience
    • Three years Critical Care Nursing experience that includes sufficient clinical and teaching experience to assure competence.

     C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

    • Current Louisiana RN license
    • National Certification in area of specialty
    • BLS
    • ACLS
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