Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.
BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
The role of the Clinical Instructor encompasses employee orientation, development, coordination and implementation of a variety of education programs; assessment and maintenance of staff competency and involvement in quality improvement and research utilization to enhance patient care.
- Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate nursing program required; current matriculation in or a Master's Degree in Nursing required.
- Licensed to practice professional nursing as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required.
- Demonstrated expertise in clinical nursing practice and three to five years of progressively responsible clinical experience.
- Previous teaching experience strongly preferred; demonstrated ability to apply principles of adult learning required.
- Basic Cardiac Life Support certification required; BCLS/ACLS instructor certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities
- Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct quality improvement / research utilization projects.
- Advanced interpersonal and writing skills in order to develop and conduct educational programs, presentations, communicate with interdisciplinary team, and perform leadership responsibilities.
- National certification in Staff Development strongly preferred.
- Basic computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access and enter data from computerized information systems Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
- Ability to effectively supervise and evaluate the clinical competence of probationary employees.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills appropriate to the patient and staff populations served.
- Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities in accordance with practice setting demands for the patient populations regularly served.
- Multilingual skills (beyond that of English) appropriate to the patient populations served by the medical center preferred.
- Ability to manage frequent stress due to critical patient issues, changing organizational climate, and personnel issues.