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Providence Health & Services Clinical Nurse Specialist Acute Care in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Specialist (0.8 FTE, Days) to Providence Health & Services in Everett, WA

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is an expert clinician who may practice in a specialty area with expertise in teaching, mentoring, consulting, research, management and systems improvement. The clinical nurse specialist influences outcomes by providing expert consultation to all care providers and by implementing improvements in health care delivery systems.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct comprehensive, holistic wellness and illness assessment using known or innovative evidence-based techniques, tools, and direct and indirect methods

  • Use independent judgment, effectively recommending and/or taking action related to hiring, evaluating performance, disciplinary action and employee complaints and concerns

  • Patient, staff or system-focused interaction between professionals in which the consultant is recognized as having specialized expertise and assists consultee with problem-solving

  • Demonstrate ability to manage change and empower others to influence clinical practice and political processes both within and across systems

  • Work jointly with others to optimize clinical outcomes through collaboration, engagement and constructive problem solving

  • Skillful guidance and teaching to advance the care of patients, families, groups of patients and the profession of nursing

  • Serve as researcher by performing the work of thorough and systematic inquiry

  • Serve as a resource in ethical decision making, moral agent and advocacy


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Hold a master’s, post-master’s, or doctorate from a clinical nurse specialist program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) or will complete this program within 18 months of hire with eligibility to sit for CNS certification examination in specialty as required under licensure/certification/registration

  • 3 years registered nursing experience in area of specialty

  • Current RN license in the State of Washington

  • Current certification as a CNS

  • Current certification in area of specialty is required (i.e., CEN, CCRN)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of clinical leadership responsibility

  • CNS certification in area of specialty

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 216435