Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist Inpatient Psych Job Req 90011
| Clinical Nurse Specialist
| Behavioral Health Psych
90011 - This leading academic children's hospital medical center has a great opportunity for a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist to join their Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In collaboration with the psychiatric team, the Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in Inpatient Psychiatry addresses a wide range of mental health needs, working to diagnose, treat and prevent emotional and behavioral problems for patients from infancy through age 18 with the goal of helping them manage their conditions and live a full life. Their team of psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers is dedicated to improving child health in their family-centered care environment. Their inpatient program includes 85 beds at three locations. The Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatry has demonstrated skills in physical assessment, diagnosis, well-child care, management of illness, leadership, consultation, research and teaching. The CNS in this role provides age and developmentally appropriate, direct care from medical and psychological perspectives that includes data collection and documentation, development and monitoring of plans of care, initiation and interpretation of laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures, prescribing and managing medication and development of outcomes as measurable goals. The Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatry at this leading children's hospital is an educator, a role model and a mentor who is a resource for other departments in the hospital and contributes to department and organization continuous performance and quality improvement projects. This leading children's hospital medical center began treating children more than 120 years ago and today is ranked among the leading children's hospitals in the nation, providing state-of-the-art care for children who come to them for treatment. It has attained Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It is ranked one of the top three children's hospitals by Parents Magazine, and is ranked number three in the top ten children's hospitals in U.S. News and World Report's Best Childrens Hospitals for 2016-17. It is a leading research institute and teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. For more information, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 886-7906. Thank you. Qualifications: MSN, required; current license to practice nursing in the State of Ohio, required; Clinical Nurse Specialist with dual certification in psychiatry to treat both children/adolescents and adults, required; certificate to prescribe as applicable, required; two years of pediatric nursing experience in psychiatry, required; experience as a psychiatric CNS, required; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, required.