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Clinical Nurse Specialists are employed by various healthcare facilities and are usually specialized in a certain area like cardiology or gerontology. Usual work activities described in a Clinical Nurse Specialist resume sample are conducting research, managing staff, providing consultation services, training less experienced nurses, and assessing performance. The best written example resumes highlight skills such as nursing expertise, leadership, analytical thinking, coaching, teamwork, and organization. Clinical Nurse Specialists are registered nurses and hold at least a Master's Degree in Nursing Science.

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Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Provided a strong nursing knowledge base on caring for infants, children adolescents and their families experiencing cardiac interventions for complex cardiac anomalies and physiology.

  • Contributed and advanced the knowledge base if staff through presentations, unit
  • Developed detailed care plans for individual infants and children after complex cardiac
  • Advocate for patients, families, and the nursing profession within the organizational
  • Successfully unraveled the strict barriers to family visitation to create a more open
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
MS
Pediatric Critical Care
2

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Developed policy/procedure/protocol based on standards of care for intrapartum, newborn nursery, and neonatal intensive units

  • Developed competency based orientation for intrapartum, postpartum, newborn nursery, and neonatal intensive care units
  • Facilitated change with the development of programs and activities to enhance quality of nursing care including practice change to Mother/Baby care
  • Coordinated and implemented the certification of labor and delivery staff in fetal monitoring
  • Involved in 1997 JCAHO review and subsequent certification
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
3

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Proficiently managed and directed the delivery of care for complex medical and surgical patients in a dynamic inpatient unit with an average daily admission, discharge and transfer rate of 14 patients.

  • Mentored junior nurses and paraprofessional staff, and developed their critical skills and nursing judgments, ensured delivery of quality patient care at all times.
  • Assisted in data collection and supported implementation of a Rapid Response Team - a quality improvement initiative designed to reduce the incidence of failure to rescue patients.
  • Designed an educational pamphlet on Patient Controlled Analgesia, it improved the quality of patient education.
  • Analyzed event reports, identified practice gaps, and developed effective interventions that resulted in 20% decrease in inpatient fall and 10% decrease in medication errors.
  • Spearheaded a team of professionals that standardized inpatient pressure wound prevention and treatment plans across the Organization.
  • Acted as the Super Trainer for the inpatient electronic medical record, and improved documentation practices.
  • Lead other Clinical Nurse Specialists and helped revise and standardize all departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and manuals.
  • Participated in the nursing research project "Back to Basic" by reviewing nursing articles and facilitated implementation of the Research Project.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Medical Technology
BS
Nursing
4

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Quality Management/pi Dept

Stroke Coordinator NYS DOH Designated Stroke Center. Responsible for overall stroke program requirements: JC Core Measures and NYSDOH; AHA Get-With-the-Guidelines program. Success: Gold Plus Award 2010, 2011; 95% composite score for JC Core measures 2010/2011.

  • AHA GWTG Stroke Gold Plus Award; Blue Cross Distinction Award for Total Knee/Hip
  • Specialist for 2 other Core Measures: Immunizations and Pain Management.
  • Assisted with Surgical Oncology initiatives (Breast and Robotic Prostatectomy) that led to Cancer Center certifications.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Health Care Management & Policy
5

Clinical Nurse Specialist Intern

Performed between 75 and 100 full psychiatric evaluations with a variety of diagnoses and complex problems

  • Provided individual psychotherapy for a caseload of 6 patients with a wide variety of diagnoses
  • Utilized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with a psychodynamic approach in psychotherapy.
  • Participated in a PTSD couples group and would lead the group on occasion
  • Observed, provided input, and evaluated with supervision psychopharmacology assessments with preceptor
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Psychiatry
6

Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Directed development of professional nursing practice in oncology, in collaboration with nurse managers

  • Served on the I.R.B., Chairman of [company name]
  • Facilitated joint clinical studies with Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Coordinated comprehensive 3 day Oncology Nursing Course
  • Launched Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant program, including research, design, implementation and evaluation of clinical pathways
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
7

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Performed History and Physical's on patients in both hospital and clinic setting

  • Performed Pre-surgical cardiac consultations for patients scheduled for orthopedic surgery
  • Performed Discharge summaries for hospitalized patients
  • Provided medical and nursing care to patients seen in clinic setting, assisted in the management of patient's with various health conditions
  • Assisted in the scheduling of patients to be seen in clinic setting as well as assisted in scheduling patients for cardiac testing
  • Reviewed diagnostic tests and labs, interpreted these results and informed patients of these results
  • Provided patient education to clinic and hospital patients regarding patient's health condition and plan of care
  • Performed and recorded documentation in both paper and electronic medical records
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BSN
Clinical
MS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
8

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinically managed patients and coordinated patient care under auspices of Family Practice Physicians.

  • Coded and audited provider's medical records for ICD-9CPT coding practices.
  • Provided in-service education to providers for improving medical records documentation for Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Assisted in the implementation of traditional paper chart records to Electronic Medical Records to improve office workflow.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
MS
Master of Science
9

Clinical Nurse Specialist (cns)

Expert clinician, educator, consultant, and researcher thereby increasing the quality and cost effectiveness of outcomes for patients, nurses, and the organization.

  • Provided expert consultation, training and education for all critical care nursing staff.
  • Developed and implemented numerous programs/projects that led to improvements in health care delivery systems.
  • Integrated nursing practice, which focuses on assisting patients and their families in the prevention or resolution of illness, with medical diagnosis and treatment of disease, injury or disability across the care continuum.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
MS
Physiological Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
10

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Active member of the Clinical Governance Committee, group responsible for providing clinical leadership and oversight for the company.

  • Chair, Research and Audit Group - subcommittee of the Clinical Governance Committee, responsible for ensuring that content
  • Responsible for authoring clinical content for use within the various clinical applications.
  • Trained clinical users on the use of the clinical applications.
  • Performed Clinical Integrity Checking of the telephone algorithms (TeleGuides) used in IntefleCS Contact Centre/Medical Call
  • Participated in implementation activities, including system configuration and clinical engagement.
  • Customized clinical content as per customers' specification, utilizing the appropriate tools applicable to the content set.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Nursing

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