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CNC has launched the promotional campaign, Why Hire a CNL?, to educate employers and recruiters on the value of CNL Certification and the unique competencies that only a certified CNL demonstrates. Resources include:

"The CNL has expertise in Microsystems, and has the ability to make complex systems more efficient and streamlined. Their unique position has resulted in numerous positive outcomes for our patients... These all can be qualified as cost avoidance and a huge savings for any healthcare organization..."

Linda Rusch, MS, RN, APN-C
Past CNO of Hunterdon Health Care System



Benefits to Hiring and Retaining Certified CNLs

  • CNLs have a positive impact on patient care, patient safety, and clinical outcomes.
  • Employing certified nurses demonstrates to patients and the public that your healthcare team adheres to nationally recognized standards.
  • CNLs are valued as employees due to their unique knowledge and skills.

Other Career Services

For information about the CNL Job Bank, CNL certification verification, and other career services visit, www.aacn.nche.edu/cnl/professional-development/career-service.

Contact Information

For more information, contact Tracy Lofty, CNC’s Executive Director, at tlofty@aacn.nche.edu.


CNLs are change agents utilizing unique competencies in various healthcare settings. Hire a certified CNL to make today’s healthcare system the system of tomorrow!