Clinical Nurse Leader Hematology Oncology Peabody

Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 160345-1A
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2020
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

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 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.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Clinical Practice and Leadership
  • Staff Development
  • System Coordination
  • Quality Improvement
  • Resource management
    • Human
    • Fiscal
  • Information 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 environment, handling multiple/changing priorities and dealing with demands associated with a  tertiary patient care environment such as, varying patient needs and staffing resources.

 Qualifications:

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.

Oncology experience--1-2 years is mandatory and Radiation Oncology experience is strongly preferred. 
The CNL is responsible for the operations of the department in Peabody.

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.
  • American Heart Association Life Support Certification: BLS

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.