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7Mar

Clinical Specialist - Clinical & Professional Development - Full Time - Days

MercyOne, Dubuque, IA

Under general supervision of the Department Director and works collaboratively with the Director of Clinical and Professional Development, (in collaboration with nursing leadership) the Clinical Specialist functions in the acute care setting in the three spheres of influence (patient care, nurse/practice, organizational/system). The role works collaboratively with other Mercy team members to assure that care is evidence based and standardized across like-populations as appropriate. The Clinical Specialist is a member of the Mercy Medical Center Dubuque and Dyersville education team and is accountable for advancing and maintaining nurse competence, enhancing professional nursing practice, and supporting achievement of career goals, and building on the educational and experiential bases of nurses across the novice to expert continuum for the ultimate objective of ensuring delivery of efficient, effective, safe, quality, and compassionate patient care. He/she cultivates an environment that promotes an appetite for lifelong learning by supporting the development of effective, quality, innovative, creative, and engaging continuing education activities, implementing evidence-based practice innovations, and continually evaluate further learning needs and/or practice changes. He/she supports a shared leadership philosophy and advances the professional practice model for patient care services.

  1. The Clinical Specialist must hold an active license to practice nursing in the state of Iowa and maintain continuing education units per state licensure requirements. An MSN is required.
  2. Experience and leadership in clinical and professional practice development is preferred. Certification by a nationally recognized nursing organization an appropriate specialty area recommended, as is membership in an appropriate professional nursing organization.
  3. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire.
  4. Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) will be required within 30 days of hire and every 2 years thereafter.

 

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Job Details

Req Num 127276
ID 603169
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education Masters

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