AdventHealthClinical Nurse Specialist RN
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Whole Person Wellbeing and Mental Health Resources

  • Employee Discount Program, including tickets, travel, Pet Insurance, and More!

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-time, Exempt

Shift: Days, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: 601 E Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • AdventHealth Orlando is a lush tropical campus and our flagship hospital.

  • This 1,414-bed hospital serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America.

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 50,000 inpatients each year.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is responsible for providing clinical expertise in his/her specialty area to optimize patient/family, nurse, and systems outcomes. The CNS directly or indirectly plans, implements, and evaluates patient and family specific care appropriate to the complexity of the problems and resources of the system. Also assesses and evaluates care delivery models, and implements changes based on outcome data. The CNS develops education programs to improve patient outcomes and quality of care.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Supports complex patient care issues, identifies patients at risk for suboptimal outcomes and proposes a proactive plan of care. Coordinates and/or supports patient education programs and evaluates impact of patient education programs.

  • Interprets and/or establishes practice standards, policy and procedures, standards of care, protocols, and critical pathways. Monitors practice standards and evaluates impact on patient care.

  • Identifies problematic systems/ process issues, develops plans to improve, and monitors outcomes. Develops/implements process improvement and/or clinical best practice initiatives at the organizational and unit level.

  • Facilitates the development of nurse’s advocacy and moral agency through teaching, coaching, and role modeling. Seeks additional educational options that support his/her clinical expertise in practice. Serves as a nursing leader through publications, research, consultation, presentation, or clinical practice.

  • Knowledgeable about current research and evidence-based practices in area of expertise and recommends changes in practice as appropriate. Incorporates research findings into policies and procedures and standards of care. Conducts formal and /or informal research in areas identified by performance improvement, clinical issues and unit/hospital identified needs. Suggest areas of research and assist nurses who are involved in developing research projects/protocols. Participates with the Institutional Review Board and Nursing Research Council.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in clinical nursing specialty

  • Three to five years experience in specialty

  • Current, valid State of Florida or multi state license as a registered professional nurse

  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice in specialty

  • Skill in the use of specialized equipment used in respective area of practice

  • Ethical decision making and patient advocacy

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of learning principles for population served

  • Past teaching experience in formal/informal setting

  • Previous experience with diabetic or oncology populations

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $45.89 - $68.84

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24016215

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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