Boston, Massachusetts

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Clinical Nurse Specialist will be responsible for:
  • Working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role, a clinical expert who works as a mentor to support and educate staff at the bedside with a multitude of clinical needs from the novice to the expert.
  • Actively participating in patient care by evaluating current practice, facilitating development of policies, procedures and guidelines for patient care management, and serving as a subject matter expert in all aspects of nursing care, including wound prevention and management.
  • Integrating knowledge, research findings, and experience to support the incorporation of evidence-based practice into excellent bedside nursing care.
  • Consulting and collaborating across all disciplines. 
  • Providing leadership in practices, on committees, in quality improvement initiatives, and in research.
  • Working primarily four 10-hour shifts Monday – Friday with occasional off shifts for educational needs and to provide support during periods of increased unit activity.

To qualify, you must have:
  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Current Massachusetts RN licensure required
  • Current CNS certification granted by Board recognized certifying organization
  • 5 years pediatric critical care nursing experience
  • Previous CNS experience and a background in clinical research preferred. 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills are required.
Exciting opportunity in the Critical Care Program at Boston Children’s Hospital for a Clinical Nurse Specialist in our Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit. The Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit is a 30 bed unit  providing critical care services to medical, general surgery, transplantation, neurosurgery, craniofacial reconstruction, orthopedics, otolaryngology, neurology, renal, esophageal atresia, oncology, bone marrow transplantation and trauma patients ranging in age from newborn to adulthood.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)

We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations.

Our team of physicians and nurses has been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, and we're proud to share some notable examples with you here.

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