The Clinical Nurse Leader is an advanced generalist who directs and can provide comprehensive preventative and wellness care, as well as the spectrum of acute, episodic, chronic and end-of-life to our patients. The CNL serves as a leader, mentor and consultant to the healthcare staff; she/he demonstrates both analytical and creative approaches to management of complex patient care and serves as a clinical resource for nursing and ancillary staff. As a change agent, the CNL promotes an environment that embraces knowledge, innovation and improvement. The CNL, as a member of the expanded team, promotes patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention and wellness, based on the patient s goals. The CNL refines data systems to identify trends and opportunities for improvement; she/he facilitates practices that are in compliance with Core Measures and The Joint Commission requirements. She is a role model for nursing staff and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to integrate care process for positive outcomes.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Certified CNL in the State of New Jersey by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing within two years. BSN required or currently matriculating. Masters Degree in Nursing strongly preferred. BLS and ACLS certified.