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Clinical Nurse Specialist - ProHealth Care

Location:  Waukesha
Job Type:  Days - 1st Shift
Weekly Hours:  40

We Are Hiring:  Clinical Nurse Specialist  


Begin your story with ProHealth Care. ProHealth Care was recognized in 2020 by Forbes as the best-in-state employer for Wisconsin. The award is a testament to the more than 5,000 employees and providers who have spoken up about their love for their jobs and the work that they do. Enjoy our video series featuring our own employees sharing why they choose ProHealth Care and what they enjoy about working here.


At ProHealth Care, we offer a culture that's warm, welcoming, and vibrant. Additionally, we offer a generous benefits plan and resources to help you further your education. After all, it's the way you should be treated.


Culture is built every day, and we want you to be a part of this. If you're like us and are passionate about providing exceptional patient care, we'd like to meet you!


Schedule Details: Work Monday - Friday with 8am - 4:30pm hours. Hours during the week may vary to meet the needs of stakeholders 


What You Will Do:

The Advanced Practice Nurse, functioning in the three spheres of influence (patient care, nurse/nursing practice, organization/system) of the clinical nurse specialist (CNS), is the clinical leader for a program or area of nursing practice.  Population served is based on their education, experience and certification.  The advanced knowledge and skills required for this role includes (1) clinical expertise in a focused area applied to direct care competency, (2) consultation competency, (3) systems leadership competency, (4) collaboration competency, (5) coaching competency, (6) research competency, and (7) ethical decision-making, moral agency, and advocacy, and (8) informatics competency.  The specialized knowledge and skills are used within the three Spheres of Influence: nurse-patient/family; nurse-nurses and nursing practice, and nurse-organization/system.  The CNS coordinates and guides clinical practice activities/projects of nurses within a practice area.  The CNS is accountable for collaborating with members of the health care team to design, implement, and measure safe, cost-effective, evidence-based care strategies.  The CNS is responsible for maintaining current professional knowledge and competencies and contributing to the advancement of nursing practice at the unit/system, local, state, national, and/or international level.


  • Graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) in nursing with a clinical focus from an accredited school as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS)
  • Certification as a CNS

Minimum Experience

• Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing experience required and which occurred within the past 5 years.
• Clinical knowledge in specialty area. Demonstrated skills at the level of an advanced practice nurse in direct patient care, consultation, systems leadership, collaboration, coaching, research, ethical decision making/moral agency/advocacy, and informatics as evidenced by portfolio, recommendation letters, references, interview, and demonstration.
• Demonstrated ability at the level of an advanced practice nurse to utilize evidence to develop, teach, guide, and implement practice standards and policies. *CA #LI-MO


Why Join ProHealth Care: 

We have nearly 5,000 dedicated clinical and non-clinical employees and physicians who work together every day to serve the health and well-being of our community. At ProHealth Care everyone contributes to the care our patients receive. And, everyone is treated with kindness and respect in our welcoming environment.


This Position Will Offer You:

  • Engaging and community focused culture
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Opportunity for professional career growth
  • Robust benefits including: Generous PTO; Choices in insurance; HSA; Tuition reimbursement; immediate 401K match; discounted tickets to various entertainment, social and sporting events


ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee