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Clinical Nurse Specialist Virginia Piper Breast Center Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

The Piper Breast Ctr

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Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 57622
  • Provides authentic and creative leadership
  • Serves as a role model
  • Facilitates collaborative relationships
  • Provides advanced clinical consultation and education to patients and health care team members
  • Provides consultation regarding ethics in practice
  • Models professional practice through use of the nursing process
  • Advances nursing practice by providing knowledge and expertise to staff and other health care providers
  • Fosters a climate of learning and professional development
  • Provides education to clients
  • Provides clinical expertise in specialty area to enhance programs for identified patient populations
  • Utilizes, participates in, and disseminates research to enhance practice
  • Continuously seeks to increase the quality and value of services provided to our customers
  • Honors the dignity of every individual in every interaction
  • Forges multiple enduring partnerships built on a shared vision of service and quality
  • Creates an environment based on trust, which frees each person to perform at their maximum potential, and promotes individual and mutual accountability
  • Integrates knowledge, skill and experience in order to continuously improve self, customer service, and quality


  • Masters degree in nursing or advanced practice certificate



  • 3-5 years clinical experience in area of specialty


  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills:systems thinking, conceptual skills, and collaboration with others
  • Expertise in teaching others
  • Ability to collect, manage and interpret data, and interpret research findings in area of specialization
  • Experience in program development and implementation


  • Current Minnesota RN licensure
  • Advanced practice certification in specialty
  • CNS, PA or NP Required

Work Schedule

This position will support VPCI and Breast center clinics to include Abbott and WestHealth locations supporting surgeons as well as being the main provider for survivorship clinic and high risk clinic.

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Advanced Practitioner/Provider