Clinical Nurse Leader, 7 East

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 152305-1A
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience.  It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.


We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health.  With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits.  We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Position Summary:   Under the general direction of the Nurse Manager and in collaboration with Nursing Education, the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) practices within the Lahey Hospital & 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 extenal customers and continuous service improvement.


Areas of Responsibility Include:


Clinical Practice and Leadership

Staff Development

System Coordination

Quality Improvement

Resource Management



Informational Systems and Technology

Professional Growth/Lifelong Learner


The CNL provides care indirectly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members.   The CNL works productively and effectively within a complex of environment, handling multiple/changing priorities and dealing with demands associated with a tertiary patient care environment such as, varying patient needs and staffing resources.


Full time; 40 Hours Days

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care - right care, right time, right place - is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve.   Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for future growth.   Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.


Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.  The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans