Clinical Nurse Specialist - Intensive Care/Critical Care Units

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist –Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit


We are: At MSK, we recognize and champion the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist and how it enhances the clinical setting and the value it provides to our patient population.
Our highly skilled nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) includes over 40 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Each of us is dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.
You are:

• A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
• Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, information across multiple treatment sites
• Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
• Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities.

You will:

• Provide clinical leadership in the areas of evidence based oncology nursing practice, education, consultation and research.
• Provide support to MSK's patients with a cancer diagnosis and the nursing staff who care for them.
• Coordinate implementation of practice standards with colleagues across sites.
• Demonstrate positive patient and staff quality outcomes as it relates to nurse sensitive indicators and patient and staff satisfaction.
• Promote a patient centered environment through collaboration with the nursing  leaders and multidisciplinary teams.
• Support and foster Relationship Based Care in all aspects of care delivery.
• Disseminate MSK oncology nursing practice standards and outcomes through abstract submission, podium presentation and evidence based research findings.


You have:

• Current NYS RN license with CNS qualification required
• National certification
• 3+ years of related experience in Critical Care and ICU
• Experience in an advanced nursing role strongly preferred
• Self-direction and strong interpersonal skills are essential
 Hours: 10-hour days flexed Monday – Friday 


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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