Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology
Lancaster General Hospital
3505 Nursing - Administration
Clinical Nursing Specialty
This position is located at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist.
The CNS would be responsible for supporting and enhancing the delivery of safe, quality nursing care to patients throughout the Lancaster General Health Care System. The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) supports interdisciplinary care delivery through the measurement and ongoing management of patient outcomes. They are self-directed, motivated and empowered clinicians that utilize the nursing process to diagnose and treat illness and promote health within their defined area of specialty. The CNS utilizes evidence-based nursing care standards and programs of care designed to achieve quality cost-effective patient focused outcomes across the three spheres of influence: Patient/Client, Nursing/Nursing Practice and Organization/Systems. They are educated as advanced clinical practitioners, educators, consultants, researchers and role models.
HOURS: Fulltime, Monday – Friday, primarily dayshift hours.
For more information about our Oncology Services and the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, click here
Lancaster General Health, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Fourth consecutive designation as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Lancaster General Hospital has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2017-2018. The hospital was ranked sixth among Pennsylvania hospitals and named a Best Regional Hospital. LGH is one of only 48 hospitals in the nation to earn the “high performing” rating in all nine types of common procedures and conditions.
Lancaster General Health combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provide opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a drive away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, shopping and dining, and local sports teams makes Lancaster a great place to Live, Work, and Play.
- Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN).
- RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing
- Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from National Certifying Body.
- Certification in specialty area (Oncology).
- Clinical Nurse Specialist license issued by the PA Board of Nursing License.
- Five (5) years of professional clinical experience in the area of specialty (Oncology).
- A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
- Three years (3) of clinical experience as advanced practice provider in area of specialty (Oncology) is preferred.
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Posted on 07/09/2018