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MUHA RN41 - Clinical Practice Expert II -ICU

Company: Medical University of South Carolina
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

**Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)**

**Hours per week:** 36

**Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:** Day/3 12 hour shifts per week

**Fair Labor Standards Act Status:** Salaried

**Job Summary/Purpose** : The Clinical Practice Nurse Expert II (CPNE II) reports to the Unit Manager. The CPNE II is responsible for clinical practice on their respected unit(s). The CPNE II functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary, unit based team to provide nursing expertise for a defined microsystem. This position leads quality care initiatives to improve patient outcomes and patient safety. This role recognizes practice opportunities and works with the intraprofessional team to remove barriers and enhance evidenced based practice standards.

**Minimum Training and Education:** MSN or DNP/PhD required, if BSN, then graduate degree in related field acceptable. Three years of clinical experience in area of expertise required. Achievement of RN III. Excellent collaboration and consultation skills required. Excellent communication and teamwork skills required. Basic computer knowledge including Microsoft Office. Familiar with quality improvement methodology. Advanced certification in a specialized field preferred.

**Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:** Licensure as a registered nurse by the state of South Carolina or compact state required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

**Physical Requirements:** Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required.

Keywords: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston , MUHA RN41 - Clinical Practice Expert II -ICU, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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