HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Practice Lead (RN) Critical Care in Charleston, South Carolina

The clinical nurse leader (CNL) is the clinical leader for a program (Critical Care Services) or area of nursing practice within Trident Health. The advanced knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical expertise in a focus area, evidence-based practice, collaboration, consultation, education, mentoring, and change leadership. These are essential to advance the practice of nursing and the professional development of nurses. The specialized knowledge and skills are used within three major areas of focus: patient/family, nurses and nursing practice, and the organization/system. The CNL and the Director & Manager of Critical Care are partners in leading the nursing clinical practice area. The CNL coordinates and guides clinical activities/projects of nurses within the following 3 areas: ICU, PCU, and 3 Tele. The CNL is accountable for collaborating with members of the health care team as well as the management to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies. The CNL is responsible for maintaining current professional knowledge and competencies and contributing to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the unit/system, local, state and/or national and international level.

*Education: *Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. If not present on hire, must enroll in graduate program within 12 months of hire. Graduate preparation to include advanced preparation in clinical specialty.

*Licensue/Certification: *Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina.

Experience: Hospital nursing experience in a specialty area preferred. Experience should include responsibilities as a staff nurse, preceptor, or leader with demonstrated ability in management, leadership and communication skills with unique adult teaching abilities.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Clinical Practice Lead (RN) Critical Care

Location: South Carolina-Charleston-Trident Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00062-19392