Clinical Practice Specialist - Emergency

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 171065-1A
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

POSITION SUMMARY:    

The Clinical Practice Specialist (CPS) in Emergency Services is a professional nurse, an expert practitioner in emergency nursing and a member of the Emergency Services nursing leadership team who implements the mission and philosophy of Northeast Hospital Corporation.  The CPS shares overall management responsibility for Emergency Services.  The CPS promotes safe care for patients by keeping patient safety as a focus of all unit operations and clinical practices.  The principal role of this position is to ensure that new to practice nurses are supported and their clinical practice is consistent with standards and evidence-based policies and procedures.  The CPS serves as a consultant, teacher and role model to the emergency services nursing staff. The CPS contributes to the delivery of patient care through development and support of nursing staff, collaboration with patients and their families and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.    As an expert in clinical practice, the CPS functions in the role domains of clinical practice, consultation, education, research / clinical outcomes and population management drawn from the highest standards of evidenced-based benchmarks and practice.  The CPS supervises clinical practice of the staff, and empowers nursing staff through education, consultation, clinical support and the development of supportive programs and standards of care.  The CPS proactively recommends improvements in standards of practice. This person serves as an advisor to direct care providers and participates in special projects and related duties.  

Scheduled Hours

40 hour, exempt position, night shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Nursing is required, or currently enrolled in program
  • Minimum of three to five years recent clinical experience in emergency nursing is required.
  • BLS and NRP and/or ACLS certification required
  • National certification in specialty nursing is required, or to be completed within 6 months of hire
  • Nursing education and quality improvement experience preferred
  • Member of relevant professional organization
  • Current knowledge of evidence-based practice including but not limited to, national standards and guidelines, principles and practice of safety science, regulatory requirements and current resources.
  • Participation in relevant professional development activities
  • Demonstrates high degree of independence and decision-making
  • Ability to address clinical problems by analyzing, synthesizing, and integrating current research and best practice models.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively to promote teamwork among all care providers.
  • Experience with project development and management
  • Experience with staff education and quality improvement
  • Ability to coordinate and provide interdisciplinary educational programs utilizing a wide variety of modalities, including computer programs, drills and simulations.
  • Ability to conduct evidence-based nursing research and present research conclusions to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to travel to multiple campuses