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University of Rochester Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Clinical Nurse Leader / Clinical Nurse Specialist / Masters Prepared RN / Nurse Educator... - 229370 in Rochester, New York

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Clinical Nurse Leader / Clinical Nurse Specialist / Masters Prepared RN / Nurse Educator Job ID 229370

Location Pediatric Nursing Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Schedule

Full Time (40 hours)


The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit seeks a motivated applicant to improve the care of critically ill neonates. The ideal candidate is a clinical expert, knowledgeable and passionate about improving quality of care for NICU patients. Current in evidence-based practice and eager to prov ide direct support for clinical staff. Demonstrates leadership skills and is able to organize, manage, and collaborate with a diverse team. Supports the clinical and professional development of nursing colleagues through mentoring and role modeling. Provides formal and informal educational opportunities on the unit to improve clinical skills of all staff. Possesses an awareness of interpreting data on nurse sensitive outcomes for the unit to compare to system wide and national data. The candidate should work well with interdisciplinary team members and support NICU patients and staff in a variety of assigned roles and responsibilities. Candidate sho uld demonstrate skilled communication and be a strong advocate for a culture focused on accountability and excellent nursing care. A minimum of 3-5 years of NICU nursing experience in the inpatient critical care setting, of a Level III or higher NICU, is preferred. Current certification in area of practice, or ability to obtain within 6 months to 1 year. RN license and master’s degree required.


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 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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