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RN Clinical Leader- Mother/Baby/Nursery

Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: 7a-7:30p / 7p-7:30a every other weekend and holiday rotation

Category: Registered Nurse

Department: Obstetrics 5 North

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day / Night

Hours/Week: 36.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: MNA Cambridge

Department Summary:
The Maternity Suite at Cambridge Hospital is a beautiful unit with lovely views of downtown Boston and Harvard Square. It includes a Labor and Delivery (L&D) Unit and a Post Partum Unit and helps more than 1,100 growing families every year. The 7 bed labor unit has 3 triage bays and 2 ORs. We are proud of our multidisciplinary patient care, our culturally sensitive approach to labor and delivery, and some of the lowest C-section rates in Massachusetts. The Post Partum Unit consists of 12 private rooms with a level 1b continuing care nursery. This unit provides care for mothers and infants right after birth and through the early stages of postpartum to discharge. We foster a culturally sensitive approach to couplet care and early family bonding.

Job Purpose:
To provide and oversee quality patient care according to The Cambridge Hospital standards of nursing practice. Collaborates with the Maternal Newborn services leadership team to foster skilled and quality evidence based nursing care, unit organization and cohesiveness and development of staff. The clinical leader assists the Maternal Newborn services leadership team in the overall coordination of the clinical area by assuming the responsibility and accountability for daily operations. The clinical leader assumes responsibility for and serves a resource to the staff in clinical practice, staff development, clinical leadership, and professional growth in consistent collaboration with the Maternal Newborn services leadership team. The clinical leader demonstrates advanced nursing skills in the nursing, and possesses the necessary leadership skills to direct performance improvement initiatives in collaboration leadership, and other patient care areas.

  • Graduate of NLN Accredited School of Nursing. BSN required.
  • Current Massachusetts licensure as Registered Nurse
  • Certifications: BLS, NRP. Specialty certification within one year of hire into position
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years Postpartum and Newborn Nursery experience required. 2 years charge experience required.
  • Proficient in Continuing Care Nursery (CCN). Possesses strong communication / organizational skills.

Newly hired experienced RNs interested in committing to a minimum of two years of employment at Cambridge Health Alliance, may be eligible to receive a retention bonus of $10,000. Part-time employees may be eligible for a prorated retention bonus.
Please speak with your HR Advisor for details.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

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