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Clinical Nurse Leader MICU

Job ID 149351 Date posted 07/24/2018

Under the general direction of the Nurse Manager and in collaboration with Nursing Education, the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) practices within the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Professional Practice Model, MA State Nurse Practice Act and ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Hospital and Medical Center?s core values that reflect its mission. The CNL role provides horizontal leadership accountable for the management of care and the care environment through knowing the patient, communication and lateral integration of care. The CNL serves as a change agent to translate and integrate evidence into practice; to design and evaluate care and improve outcomes. Implements change and willingness to challenge established ways of doing things in a constructive way. Exemplifies a strong, positive attitude toward internal and external customers and continuous service improvement.


Maintains extensive clinical knowledge of the patient population and possesses current clinical and leadership skills as defined by nursing specialty organizations and in compliance with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Masters of Science, Nursing or equivalent advanced degree in health related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in order to have full understanding of Nursing leadership and Education functions is preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:
- Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- Life Support Certification: BLS with American Heart Association

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Possesses analytical ability to define unit or service procedures, to independently oversee the application of methods guides and processes, to apply sound judgment in choosing proper course of action among multiple options, to interpret policies to assists in planning short to mid-range goals and determining measures and to assess and monitor progress toward unit goal attainment. Advanced critical-thinking skills, and the ability to identify improvement in clinical operations. Conflict resolution skills, including diplomacy, tact and listening skills, are required. Ability to prioritize in order to optimize time most effectively and efficiently and problem solve various situations. Must exhibit advanced interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal. Ability to lead, teach, mentor and develop staff. Ability to motivate others. Ability to present information that is easily understood by learner and able to select and modify materials provided to patient and other health care staff based on the learners ability. Computer competency: Shows how to use a standard desktop and windows based computer system, including a basic understanding of email, e-learning, intranet and computer navigation. Competency in the use of spreadsheets, databases, and functions of the job.

Experience: Progressive experience in health care including involvement in direct patient care, staff education, and problem solving of unit or organizational issues. 5 years current, relevant nursing experience is required. An additional 1-3 years of training and education experience is required, preferrably in a healthcare setting.


DAYS, 8hr shifts Monday - Friday

About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

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