Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - CNS
at Kirby Clinical Inc.

Date Posted: 7/20/2017

Job Description


Join our award winning team as our new CNS in Central Tennessee. This position serves patients in the CVICU as well as ICU and also handles in-services and education for pulmonary and cardiac step-downs.  We serve a population of over 300,000 people with our teams seeing cases flown in from all over the state. Enjoy our quiet, outdoor lifestyle with close proximity to major cities and low cost of living!


  • 300 bed full service medical center
  • Largest full service medical center within 60 miles
  • Over 75 years of history
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals
  • Ranked #1 for Cardiology Services
  • Top 50 US hospitals for Cardiovascular Services


  • Up to $98,000
  • Employer matched retirement
  • Full benefits + PTO
  • Onsite child care


  • Monday – Friday
  • Days
  • NO weekends
  • NO holidays
  • NO call


  • Performs rounds on patients
  • Develops and implements educational information, materials, and programs
  • Coordinates and develops educational opportunities for staff
  • Disseminates research findings through presentations and publications
  • Critically analyzes current nursing research methods and results
  • Serves as a mentor in the development of evidence-based standards/clinical pathways
  • Keeps current of evidence-based findings and informs staff and other departments as needed

Job Requirements


  • Masters in Nursing (MSN)
  • Unrestricted Tennessee license
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in cardiology and/or critical care
  • Minimum 1 year as in a Clinical Educator setting

With over 10 years of experience, Kirby Clinical specializes exclusively in the recruitment of Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Over 86% of our candidates stay with our clients for 5 years or more, and report back an average of 97% job approval rating after their first 3 years. It goes without saying that your information will be held in confidence.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/20/2017

About Us

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For over 10 years, Kirby Clinical has specialized exclusively in full time, permanent placement of Clinical Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. We fill 92 of our clients' roles in less than 30 days and do so with a candidate retention rate of 86 beyond 5 years of employment.

We are a family owned, faith based organization that prides ourselves on bringing candidates and clients together in a way that is mutually beneficial for the long term success of each.

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