Indiana University Health

Clinical Nurse Specialist IU Health Bloomington Hospital

IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Job Location

IU Health Bloomington Hospital
601 West 2nd St


Nursing Support

Date Posted

May 27, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

The Clinical Nurse Specialist interacts with all components of the organization and community to explain and define nursing and to set standards of nursing practice, through the 3 spheres of influence: patients, nurses, and organization. The CNS practice domains include expert practitioner, researcher, consultant, educator and leader. Creates and/or refines existing strategies and interventions for care of patients. He/she manages utilization of economic, technological, and human resources over a quality-based continuum of care to achieve the outcome of health maintenance and prevention. Models advanced level practice for all nursing staff and students. Provides expert care to patients in their area of expertise. Examines current practices to improve patient care outcomes. Designs, plans, and operationalizes new nursing care programs to optimally reflect trends in health care. Serves as a leader in educational experiences throughout the organization and community. Serves as a representative of advanced practice nursing in the community-at-large.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Clinical Nurse Specialist Role

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification required. Other , advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies. Certification within specialty area within 2 years of accepting position.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the practice of nursing validated by five years of current clinical practice and two years in the area of specialty practice.
  • Requires current Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
  • MSN in Nursing from an accredited nursing program through Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) required.
  • In employment, if job duties include performing moderate complexity testing procedures, must demonstrate proficiency in performing moderate complexity testing skills related to specimen processing, test performance, and test result reporting according to CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments) through training and clinical competency assessments.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.