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Clinical Nurse Specialist-Contingent-Days

Company: Henry Ford Health System
Location: West Bloomfield
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY+ Under general supervision of the Nursing Administrator(s)/Leadership, provides leadership and clinical expertise within the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) spheres of influence to improve patient care, advance nursing practice and impact the health care delivery system.+ Functions as a leadership team member as a partner with the Nurse Manager/Director to assure competence, practice standards, orientation and education.+ The CNS serves as a clinical expert providing teaching, mentoring, consulting, research, management and systems improvement in a specific practice area or with a patient population.+ Direct interaction with patients, families, and groups of patients to promote health or wellbeing and improve quality of life. Characterized by a holistic perspective in the advanced nursing management of health, illness and disease states.+ Working jointly with others to optimize clinical outcomes. The CNS collaborates at an advanced level by committing to authentic engagement and constructive patient, family, system, and population-focused problem-solving.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE+ Current Michigan Registered Nurse license required.+ Current Michigan Clinical Nurse Specialist certification and license required. Candidates not possessing current CNS certification & licensure hired as `Nurse Practice Specialist until CNS certification and licensure obtained (within 90 days of hire).+ Master's Degree in Nursing required.+ Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively more responsible experiences as a registered nurse in a clinical setting with expertise substantiated through education, experience and credentials required.+ Evidence of expertise in clinical knowledge, skill and judgment directly linked to specialty area of expertise. Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Keywords: Henry Ford Health System, Detroit , Clinical Nurse Specialist-Contingent-Days, Healthcare , West Bloomfield, Michigan

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