Clinical Nurse Specialist – Pediatrics

Job Posting Number: 11473

Nursing – Clinical Nurse Specialist
New York, NY
June 16, 2017
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2016. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pediatrics

We are: At MSK, we recognize and champion the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist and how it enhances the clinical setting and the value it provides to our patient population.

Our highly skilled nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) includes of over 40 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Each of us is dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.

You are:

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities.

You will:

  • Provide clinical leadership in the areas of evidence-based nursing practice, consultation, education and research in the following areas:
    • Inpatient Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Urgent Care Center
    • Pediatric ICU
    • Pediatric Day Hospital
  • Participate in and set standards for nursing practice in the multidisciplinary management of pediatric patients to ensure the delivery of exemplary nursing care across the care continuum.
  • Disseminate MSK oncology nursing practice standards and outcomes thru abstract submission, podium presentation and evidence based research findings.
  • Promote a patient centered environment through collaboration with the nurse leader and multidisciplinary team.
  • Support and foster Relationship Based Care in all aspects of care delivery.

You have:

  • Current NYS RN license with CNS qualification required
  • MSN
  • National certification
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience in an advanced nursing role caring for pediatric patients strongly preferred

For further information on obtaining a NYS CNS Certification, please visit the Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Information Page.

Hours: 10-hour day shifts flexed between 7:00am – 7:30pm


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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