Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.
Join us and make a difference every day.

In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.

  • Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.


Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description:

We Are:
At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), we recognize and champion the role of the
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and the value it adds to our organization in meeting the specialized needs of our patients with cancer. Our highly skilled nursing team at MSK includes over 40 Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Our CNS’s are dedicated to ensuring quality and excellence in the art and science of professional nursing practice. This is consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.

We have an exciting opportunity for an I
npatient Acute Care CNS for our main campus site in New York City!

The CNS at MSK will have the opportunity to:

  • Use the tenets of primary nursing: knowledge, accountability, and continuity to foster a culture and structure supportive of caring and therapeutic relationships between nurses and patients and families
  • Inspire a culture of excellence and accountability by setting clear goals, expectations, and benchmarks for performance
  • Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Lead and support staff during periods of transition; communicate purpose and empower staff to embrace change.
  • Demonstrate understanding and ensure the specific needs and care requirements of the patient population are met.


  • Current New York State RN license with CNS qualification required
  • MSN
  • National certification
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience in an advanced nursing role is strongly preferred
  • Self-direction and strong interpersonal skills are crucial

Shifts: Four 10-hour shifts


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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