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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Acute Wound Care - St. Joseph Medical Center - Joliet (Part-time days)

Date: Sep 11, 2019

Requisition ID: 67302

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph MC Joliet

Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet

Location Address:
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL  60435-8200 United States (US)



Department: 20810105 Acute Woundcare PSJMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day




The Critical Nurse Specialist is a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) who practices within the scope of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized nursing care, based upon knowledge and experience, the nursing process and leadership skills. Serves as a specialty area expert and consultant to the staff, patients, families and operational team who work in various clinical settings. Functions as an agent of change and as a case management consultant in the health care delivery system to improve the quality of care across the continuum. 



  1. Demonstrates an understanding of equipment use in area of specialty; demonstrates technical skill in using equipment; develops staff competencies for new technology.


  1. Functions as an expert clinician, role model, consultant, researcher, and educator for patient, families, and staff. Mentors staff, establishes rapport with staff:  applies active listening skills, identifies staff strengths and needs. Facilitates problem solving; provides effective interventions and utilizes follow-up procedures.


  1. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of patient care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient outcomes. Coordinates complex clinical situations including clinical trials.


  1. Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; ability to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


  1. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. Develops practice standards utilizing current research, American Nurses Association (ANA), and specialty based standards.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                               

Master’s degree in Nursing preferred.

Three years of nursing experience preferred.


Computer Skills                                                            


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registered Nurse with a current Illinois License required. Certifications as Clinical Nurse Specialist or Advanced Practice Nurse required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) etc. are unit specific required certifications. 


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet

Job FunctionNursing 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Job Segment: Medical, Clinic, Nursing, Wound Care, Patient Care, Healthcare