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Beth Israel Lahey Health Clinical Advisor, Education - Emergency Department/ED (Full Time) in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. Using evidence based nursing practice, the Clinical Advisor in the educational track is responsible for needs/assessment, planning/development, delivery, coordination and evaluation of clinical education programs specific to their knowledge and expertise. This role is recognized as a key educational position within the medical center with a focus on developing and coordinating orientation programs for new staff members; and developing educational programs that support the professional nursing practice needs of the entire nursing staff. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with nurse leaders in professional development activities. Coordinates orientations specific to the clinical specialty. Guides preceptor development. Participates actively in continuing education, in-service presentations.

  • Participates with Nursing Director in evaluating clinical competency of staff members.

  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team in initiating and contributing to quality improvement initiatives as well as ensuring adherence to standards of clinical practice.

  • Acts as a clinical resource for staff. Assesses patient and their family issues, level of acuity, staff and physician concerns and takes appropriate action. Updates nursing staff, delegates duties and ensures follow through to address patient issues.

  • Provides clinical consultation to nursing staff or directs them to other resources as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.

  • License Registered Nurse required.

  • American Heart Association – Basic Life Support Certificate required.

  • 5-8 years related work experience required.

  • Demonstrated leadership through progressively responsible nursing assignments.

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing preferred.

  • Experience in a teaching hospital and specialty area expertise.


Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues.

Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.

Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.

Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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