Clinical Nurse Specialist

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Variable Hours
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  108853

Job Summary

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.


Provides direct/indirect specialized, comprehensive care, emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention and collaborative management strategies. Participates in clinical, educational, leadership, consultant and research activities of service area.  Provides leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and standards of practice.  Provides 24x7 support for nursing and targeted patient populations.


Demonstrates advanced knowledge and analysis of nursing practice issues related to clinical specialty.  Provides consultation, within area of expertise, to health care team regarding complex patient care needs.  Provides direct and indirect expert patient/family care in specialty area. for patients of all ages, who have unique or complex needs.  Provides highly complex assessment, care planning, care, treatment and discharge/transition planning and placement to specified patients.


Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy and goals of Carilion Clinic.  Provides leadership in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration to implement outcome-focused patient care needs. Provides leadership for establishing and implementing goals related to nursing practice. Participates in decision-making processes which impact nursing practice at all levels.  Provides leadership regarding evidence -based nursing practice and integrates research into establishing patient care standards, guidelines, and protocols. Participates in conduct of/ or implementation of research. Critically analyzes research findings and recommends evidence-based practice changes to improve patient outcomes.  Assists/mentors staff to develop and implement evidence-based projects to improve patient outcomes.


Interacts frequently with nursing staff, physicians, students and other members of the health care team to coordinate care.  Maintains patient, staff and customer confidentiality.  Maintains accessibility throughout system and in the community as a resource person.  Moderate risk of exposure to infectious diseases, hazardous materials and combative patients.  High risk, stressful environment due to demands on time from multiple sources and need to shift priorities frequently.  Supports the Culture of Excellence and actively practices the Carilion Health System Mission, Values, and Guiding Principles.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: . Master's Degree in Nursing required.  Doctorate preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience in specialty preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Current nursing licensure and specialty certification. Registration as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the state of Virginia or will obtain within six months of hire.

Other: . Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Ability to think globally and communicate a vision

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 108853 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Variable Hours 
Shift Details: Primarily Dayshift, but with variable hours as needed
Recruiter: ROBERT J WAY 
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5189 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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