Hackensack Meridian Health

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Per Diem - Day

Job ID
Corp Nursing Education
HMH Hospitals Corporation
Job Location
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
No Weekends Required
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


  • Maintains clinical competencies in area of specialty.
  • Articulates/demonstrates the role of the clinical nurse specialist/clinical nurse educator to nursing staff, administrators, physicians and the community. Influences the activities of an individual or group toward goal setting and achievement by serving as a role model. Accepts referrals from all units of the hospital and collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team in patient care planning. Utilizes principles of communication, change theory, and current theoretical concepts to establish positive working relationships with nursing and medical center departments to accomplish the strategic goals of the organization.
  • Functions as an expert clinical resource, assisting staff in new or complex patient care interventions. 
  • Promotes continuity of patient care within the institution, from admission to discharge, by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs an educational assessment in order to identify learning needs of the team members and plans, implements and evaluates the educational plans offered.
  • Promotes accurate administration of medications according to the Eight Rights and Four Checks of Medication Administration.
  • Actively participates in the research process and utilizes the information to further enhance the quality of patient care. Regularly incorporates new scientific findings into educational programs and/or clinical practice units in areas of expertise.
  • Facilitates patient teaching and support programs for patients/families in area of expertise, utilizing the nursing process.
  • Promotes knowledge of and compliance with regulatory requirements related to Patient Safety.
  • Identifies areas requiring clinical study for performance improvements.
  • Acts as a role model by demonstrating current trends and providing professional development opportunities for staff.
  • Independently develops, implements, and evaluates a personal continuing education and professional development plan. 
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


  • Masters degree in Nursing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills that include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.
  • NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License


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