Lahey Health Maternal Child Health - Clinical Practice Specialist (Winchester): 40 Hours in Winchester, Massachusetts
Winchester Hospital is 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 environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
As a Maternal Child Health Clinical Practice of our Nursing Staff Development Team, you will be responsible for the following:
Develop, implement and assess all education tools and resources for the maternal child health nursing staff
Become a strategic player in the hospital’s performance improvement projects and initiatives as well as foster a commitment to the success of these goals and directives
By providing clinical consultations, collaborate with Nurse Managers to foster an environment of best practices, using research and clinical expertise to improve patient outcomes and nursing competency through the unit(s)
Serve as the clinical expert in the patient’s healthcare team, providing consultation on the patient’s plan of care in order to optimize patient outcomes
Mentor and support nurses through professional development including advancement of educational degrees, specialty certifications and organizational membership
Act as the clinical and operational resource for Nursing Staff Development while participating with Nurse Managers to acclimate and educate new staff members
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and actively pursuing Master’s Degree (nursing or relevant field). Must obtain Master’s Degree within 5 years of hire. Preferred: Masters Degree upon hire
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with 90 days of hire. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification within 1 year of hire.
Evidence of clinical experience in Labor and Delivery
Certification in clinical specialty required within 12 months. Preferred: Certificationin clinical specialty upon hire.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm (generally a day position, however schedule fluctuations may be required based on department and unit needs).
Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.
Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.
Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.