The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert is an RN that practices as a full partner on the health care team and consistently demonstrates and role models safe practice within the organizational professional practice model.
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Clinical Nurse 3 position description addendum.The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains.
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert coordinates and independently provides quality patient care through expert practice and the application of the nursing process for assigned patients. Assigned patients may range in age from infancy to the elderly.
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert assumes accountability for the nursing care outcomes of his or her patients and actively participates in the development and ongoing evaluation of nursing practice on his or her unit.
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert demonstrates within the competency domains of Continuous Quality Improvement, Evidence Based Practice and Research, Leadership, Person and Family Centered Care, Professionalism, Safety, Teamwork, and Technology/ Informatics (Definitions listed below).
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert works closely with the interprofessional health care team to facilitate the coordination of care across the continuum. The nurse focuses on expanding the knowledge and skills of others to provide individualized care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, safety, and age appropriate considerations of assigned patients.
The Clinical Nurse 3 Expert provides clinical leadership and guidance by serving as a preceptor or charge nurse and is an active member of a committee. The nurse demonstrates how nursing practice impacts the organizational vision, mission, and goals and the care delivery system. The nurse complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Bachelor's Degree BSN degree from an accredited school of Nursing
3+ years relevant professional nursing experience, at least 1 year of experience at the Clinical Nurse II Colleague level.
Pennsylvania RN licensure
PA, NJ, and DE RN licensure depending on geographic location and scope of responsibilities
BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association
Valid Driver’s License
Have a Car
Infusion experience highly preferred
Certification in a National Nursing Specialty, appropriate to practice needs or patient population. (Highly recommended).
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