The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a generalist prepared at the Masters degree level. The major thrust of the CNL role is knowing the patient, communication, and lateral integration of care. The CNL has specialized knowledge in horizontal leadership is accountable for the management of care and the care environment. The CNL is responsible for a specific cohort of patients. In his or her day-to-day practice, the CNL develops an overall view of patients, families, and caregivers and establishes strong partnerships with them to deliver optimal care and enhance outcomes.
Ability to perform physical activity, including, but not limited to: repetitive motions, feeling, grasping, fingering (pinching, typing, handling, etc.) lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, standing, reaching, crouching, and stooping. Current licensure in the State of Florida as a Registered Nurse, Minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing with an emphasis on the Clinical Nurse Leader role and required competencies. Clinical Nurse Leader certification required. Three to five years of clinical nursing experience also required. Pediatric experience highly recommended. Extensive clinical knowledge of the patient population is preferred but may be acquired over time under mentorship of senior staff. In addition, qualified candidates will possess the knowledge and skills to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process and care management principles. Cognitive skill required to safely administer medication. Physical ability to perform all aspects of patient care, including CPR on all patients ranging in age from neonate to adult. Read write/speak and understand English. Auditory, Sensory and visual ability to assess and provide nursing care. Ability to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians, ancillary and support staff. Ability to effectively manage within an environment of emotional and physical stress
Human Resources is a program under All Children's Hospital. All Children's Hospital
is the only specialty licensed children's hospital on Florida's west coast. Founded in
1926, All Children's has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is
dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research and advocacy in child health.