St. Lukes Health System is currently seeking a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) to join our team in Boise, Idaho! The Clinical Nurse Specialist applies advanced nursing knowledge and specialized expertise and experience in the promotion of quality nursing care specifically focused around Perinatal. This position will report to our Director of Nursing Practice in the Center of Excellence for Nursing and Patient Care Services.
The Center for Nursing Excellence is committed to Evidence Based Practice, system collaboration in sustainment and pursuit of Magnet designation, original research, innovation, and professional development of your nursing career at the bedside and beyond. We partner with nurses to provide assistance with certification, mentorship, advanced education, EBP projects, research and manuscript publishing.
Conducts comprehensive nursing practice assessments using known or innovative evidence-based techniques, tools, and direct and indirect methods
Provides consultation to staff nurses, medical staff and interdisciplinary colleagues. Provides leadership in maintaining a supportive and healthy work environment
Facilitates the provision of clinically competent care by staff/team through education, role modeling, teambuilding, and quality monitoring
Performs system level assessments to identify variables that influence nursing practice and outcomes. Recommends nursing practice and system interventions that will promote patient, family and community safety
Uses effective strategies for changing clinician and team behavior to encourage adoption of evidence-based practices and innovations in care delivery
Facilitates interdisciplinary teams to address ethical concerns, risks or considerations, benefits and outcomes of patient care
Provides leadership in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration to implement outcome-focused patient care programs meeting the clinical needs of patients, families, populations and communities
Fosters an interdisciplinary approach to quality improvement, evidence-based practice, research, and translation of research into practice
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Education: Masters of Nursing Degree with Clinical Nurse Specialist focus
Experience: 5 years clinical experience in specialty area
Current RN licensure from State of Practice
Advanced Practice RN licensure from State of Practice and Current BLS-CPR Certification
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.