51200 - Rehabilitation Unit - Clinical Nurse Specialist/Clinical Nurse Leader/Masters Prepared RN - Level V

Rochester, NY


The Nurse Educator for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, will have an exciting opportunity to work with a group of talented master’s prepared, highly motivated educators on the Neuromusculoskeletal Service. The candidate will work to assess, design/develop, implement, and evaluate programs and initiatives at the service and unit level assuring all regulatory requirements are met. The primary areas of focus will include, but not limited to, providing educational resources and leadership support for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program; CARF designation compliance, staff professional development, practice standard review, onboarding/nurse residency coordination, competency development and assessment, teaching/in-services, as well as monitoring and developing action plans to improve quality metrics. This person must also be able to demonstrate strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities. Must have demonstrated strong clinical base with approximately 30% dedicated clinical support time. Requires a master's degree related to nursing practice. Physical rehabilitation experience is preferred.


Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Clinical Nurse Specialist influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Location: Medical Surgical Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT position available, primarily days, with some off-shift flexibility