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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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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Holyoke, Massachusetts
Travel Nurses, Inc.
4 days ago
$2,765/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Access Healthcare
11 hours ago
$2,736/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
Salinas, California
TotalMed Staffing
11 days ago
$2,637/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Medford, Oregon
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
$2,531/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Trinity Health
Minot, North Dakota
Access Healthcare
11 hours ago
$2,462/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Life Geisinger Lewiston
Yeagertown, Pennsylvania
Access Healthcare
11 hours ago
$2,462/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Life Geisinger S Wilkesbarre
S Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania
Access Healthcare
11 hours ago
$2,462/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Medford, Oregon
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
$2,454/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Mercy Medical Center
Williston, North Dakota
Access Healthcare
11 hours ago
$2,432/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Davis Memorial Hospital
Elkins, West Virginia
Access Healthcare
6 hours ago
$2,189/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Elkins, West Virginia
Focus Staff
5 hours ago
$1,900/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Davis Medical Center
Elkins, West Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
6 hours ago
$1,757/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Minot, North Dakota
Travel Nurses, Inc.
a day ago
$1,728/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
10 hours ago
$1,719/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Jaffrey Family Medicine Clinic
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
TotalMed Staffing
9 hours ago
$1,680/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Roanoke, Virginia
Focus Staff
6 hours ago
$1,675/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
San Antonio, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
9 hours ago
$1,499/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Cooweescoowee Health Center
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
TotalMed Staffing
7 hours ago
$1,459/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Southeastern Health
Lumberton, North Carolina
TotalMed Staffing
19 hours ago
$1,451/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Clinical
Boston, Massachusetts
Focus Staff
a day ago
$1,446/wk
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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 TotalMed Staffing (45), American Mobile Healthcare (25), and Focus Staff (20).

How Much Do Clinical Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Wednesday, May 19th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Clinical Nurse is $1,861, but can pay up to $2,765 per week.

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  • min - $1,145
  • avg - $1,861
  • max - $2,765

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 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…

Day in the Life: COVID-19 ICU Nurse

Posted on Nov 11, 2020
As the nation’s daily count of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, we are again seeing a major demand for nurses and travel nurses in facilities across the country. For some of us, we have experienced this public health catastrophe in waves, while others have been working COVID crisis contracts since March. Either way, nurses have…

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