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A clinical nurse specialist or CNS, is an advanced practice registered nurse who specializes in a niche practice area. Clinical Nurse Specialists are highly educated healthcare leaders with a master’s degree preparation and advanced knowledge of nursing practices. Besides their specific areas of specialty, CNSs are trained in physical assessment, physiology, and pharmacology. Clinical Nurse Specialists are key resources in healthcare facilities, making them in demand specialists.  Clinical Nurse Specialists are highly sought after on Vivian with prestigious healthcare facilities seeking Clinical Nurse Specialists for positions around the country.

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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalConvergence Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Greenbrae, California
Convergence Medical Staffing
6 hours ago
$3,600/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Clinicaltrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
St. Helena, California
trustaff
6 hours ago
Clinic RN for a 13-week travel contract.Clinic RNs assist physicians in ambulatory care facilities by performing duties such as monitoring vital signs, providing patient care, perf ...
$3,240/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Medford, Oregon
Focus Staff
6 days ago
$2,717/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Williston, North Dakota
Ardor Health Solutions
5 days ago
Location: Williston, ND Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Clinic - Clinic to join our travel team in Williston, ND! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$2,680/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalSkyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Williston, North Dakota
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
10 hours ago
$2,660/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Williston, North Dakota
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,304/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Keene, New Hampshire
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,304/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,074/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Mason City, Iowa
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,843/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Anacortes, Washington
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,797/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Larkspur, California
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,728/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,659/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Saratoga Springs, New York
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,590/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Clinicaltrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Chicago, Illinois
trustaff
6 hours ago
Clinic RN for a 13-week travel contract.Clinic RNs assist physicians in ambulatory care facilities by performing duties such as monitoring vital signs, providing patient care, perf ...
$1,520/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Lake Forest, Illinois
trustaff
6 hours ago
Clinic RN for a 13-week travel contract.Clinic RNs assist physicians in ambulatory care facilities by performing duties such as monitoring vital signs, providing patient care, perf ...
$1,520/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Indianapolis, Indiana
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,498/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Clinicaltrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Boston, Massachusetts
trustaff
6 hours ago
Clinic RN for a 13-week travel contract.Clinic RNs assist physicians in ambulatory care facilities by performing duties such as monitoring vital signs, providing patient care, perf ...
$1,440/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Clinicaltrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Boston, Massachusetts
trustaff
6 hours ago
Clinic RN for a 13-week travel contract.Clinic RNs assist physicians in ambulatory care facilities by performing duties such as monitoring vital signs, providing patient care, perf ...
$1,440/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalOR Nurses - Southeast
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Springdale, Arkansas
OR Nurses - Southeast
6 hours ago
$1,437/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - ClinicalTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Lewiston, Idaho
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,427/wk
Travel contract
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What are the best agencies for Clinical Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Clinical Nurse jobs are trustaff (42), TotalMed Staffing (33), and American Mobile Healthcare (23).

How Much Do Clinical Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Tuesday, June 22nd 2021, the average weekly salary for a Clinical Nurse is $1,862, but can pay up to $3,600 per week.

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  • min - $468
  • avg - $1,862
  • max - $3,600

What does a Clinical Nurse Specialist do?

CNSs predominately work with either adults or children within a specialty and responsible for education and training of nursing staff. They also influence healthcare innovations by evaluating patient-specific and population-specific programs of care and facilitating alternate solutions to deal with specific patient care issues.

CSNs also educate, mentor, and support other nurses. As such, clinical nurse specialists perform patient assessments, order diagnostic and laboratory tests, and develop treatment plans. The exact scope of practice of a CNS varies by state, which includes state laws regarding independent practice and prescriptive authority issued by state licensing boards. Other duties vary based on their area of specialty and the facility that employees them.

Where do Clinical Nurse Specialists work?

Hospitals are primary employers of CNSs, but they also may work in other healthcare settings. Clinical Nurse Specialists may work in outpatient care facilities, long-term care facilities, psychiatric care facilities, home health care organizations, and private practices. No matter the practice setting, a clinical nurse works with a specialty, which is typically identified by population, setting, disease, type of care required, and/or type of medical problem.

What skills make a good Clinical Nurse Specialist?

CNSs are highly trained medical professionals with extensive clinical skills and advanced knowledge of medical practices, hospital systems, and technology. They have strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to help them with complex cases and research tasks. CNSs are natural leaders with the ability to inform, guide, and motivate others. Their exceptional interpersonal and written and verbal skills are assets when collaborating with other healthcare professionals and for establishing therapeutic relationships with patients. The ability to remain calm during challenging situations, compassion, empathy, and patience are just a few of the many other important skills they bring to the workplace.

How to become a Clinical Nurse Specialist

Working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist requires a Master of Science in Nursing or higher, which can be earned after becoming a registered nurse. Prerequisites include earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited education program, passing the NCLEX-RN exam, and completing all state licensing requirements to obtain RN licensure. Depending on the specialty, certifications like  Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support may be required.

Many future CNSs work as RNs while earning their MSN to gain practical nursing experience. Besides an advanced nursing degree, future CNSs must choose a specialty and seek specialty certification based on their area of care. 

 Population-level CNS credentialing can be obtained through the American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

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Posted on May 06, 2021
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Posted on Apr 07, 2021
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Travel Assignment Pay Package Breakdown

Posted on Feb 20, 2021
One of the biggest benefits of travel nursing is being able to move around freely and explore the country, often making significantly more money than you would as a staff nurse. Travel nursing pay is often based on demand for nurses, and travel nurses need to decide if you are willing to be flexible with…

Need for nurses in Indiana during pandemic raises their prospects for higher pay

Posted on Nov 25, 2020
Indiana’s rise in cases means there is a need for traveling nurses here in Indiana. In fact, Hundreds of those positions are open across the state right now. News8 David joining us now. The president of Indiana’s hospital association said increasing hospitalizations are putting a strain on hospitals which creates staffing shortages in Indiana and…

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