Clinical Nurse Specialists
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|Alternate Occupation Titles||7 matches|
|O*NET-SOC Description||1 match|
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Alternate Occupation Titles
- Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Intensive Care Unit Nurse
- Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Trauma Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Direct nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.
- Collaborate with other health care professionals and service providers to ensure optimal patient care.
- Design patient education programs that include information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
- Develop and maintain departmental policies, procedures, objectives, or patient care standards, based on evidence-based practice guidelines or expert opinion.
- Develop or assist others in development of care and treatment plans.
- Develop, implement, or evaluate standards of nursing practice in specialty area, such as pediatrics, acute care, and geriatrics.
- Direct or supervise nursing care staff in the provision of patient therapy.
- Make clinical recommendations to physicians, other health care providers, insurance companies, patients, or health care organizations.
- Monitor or evaluate medical conditions of patients in collaboration with other health care professionals.
- Observe, interview, and assess patients to identify care needs.
- Prepare reports to document patients' care activities.
- Present clients with information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
- Provide coaching and mentoring to other caregivers to help facilitate their professional growth and development.
- Provide consultation to other health care providers in areas such as patient discharge, patient care, or clinical procedures.
- Provide direct care by performing comprehensive health assessments, developing differential diagnoses, conducting specialized tests, or prescribing medications or treatments.
- Provide specialized direct and indirect care to inpatients and outpatients within a designated specialty, such as obstetrics, neurology, oncology, or neonatal care.
- Teach patient education programs that include information required to make informed health care and treatment decisions.
Detailed Work Activities
- Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
- Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
- Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
- Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
- Manage healthcare operations.
- Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
- Supervise patient care personnel.
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Clinical Nurse Specialists