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Clinical Nurse Educator

The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) leads nursing educational initiatives to promote nursing practice, evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence, and professional development. As a member of the nurse leadership team, the CNE oversees the development and implementation of nursing education programs (e.g., orientation, continuing education, in-services) and serves as a resource and liaison for quality and performance improvement initiatives and other programs, committees, and workgroups. The CNE acts as a liaison to nursing academic departments to develop and support clinical rotations for nursing students.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Oversees and ensures the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing education services in collaboration with nurse leadership.
  2. Collaborates with clinical leadership to share expertise in planning and decision-making to optimize safe, coordinated, and comprehensive patient care.
  3. Assists in the development of clinical policies, procedures, guidelines and order sets to promote nursing practice within the scope of nursing.
  4. Collaborates with nursing leadership and nurse preceptors to develop and implement new employee orientation content and experiences with a focus on retention and growth.
  5. Collaborates with nursing leadership to develop and implement education and competency plans for changes to nursing roles and responsibilities (e.g., new product, policy, procedure, process).
  6. Coordinates and assists with presentation of mandatory education and tracking completion to support supervisory nurses responsible for ensuring completion adherence.
  7. Incorporates research, evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence and benchmarked best-practices into educational planning and to guide practice decisions.
  8. Participates in development and implementation of nursing process improvement plans and quality measurements.
  9. Supports academic partnerships and oversees nursing student placement in clinical rotations.
  10. Maintains proficiency in clinical areas and serves as a resource and role model for nurses and students.
  11. Monitors resource allocation and utilization by considering cost-effectiveness of activities.
  12. Participates in planning, implementing, and monitoring nursing goals and objectives consistent with the Fenway Health Strategic Plan.
  13. Attends clinical and administrative meetings and participates in committee functions and activities as nominated or assigned.
  14. Adheres to organizational and departmental policies and procedures in collaboration with other departments and in accordance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines.
  15. Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as an effective healthcare team member.
  16. Demonstrates initiative and commitment to continuously improve services and processes that positively impact patient care and organizational goals.
  17. Demonstrates a positive attitude with patients and establishes collegial relationships with the internal and external healthcare team members, agencies, and healthcare facilities.
  18. Demonstrates initiative and commitment to continuously improve services and processes that positively impact quality and utilization of care


  • Education: Master's degree level or higher in nursing required.
  • Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) license degree required.
  • Current BLS from AHA is required.
  • Five (5) years of experience in ambulatory, hospital, or public health nursing is preferred.
  • Two (2) years of education development and delivery experience is required.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals is required.
  • Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment is required.
  • Authentic interest in LGBTQIA+ and community health is required.
  • Proficient in the use of the computer and associated software, i.e., MS products is required.
  • Experience with working within a complex healthcare system with multiple product lines is preferred.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
OSHA Category 1: involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues
Physical Requirements
  • Regularly required: sitting; using hands to manipulate objects/tools/controls; reaching with hands and arms; talking; hearing
  • Frequently required: lifting and/or moving up to 10 lbs.
  • Occasional required: lifting and/or moving up to 25 lbs.
  • Vision abilities required: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception, ability to adjust focus
  • Noise Level: usually conversational
Shift: ability to work a standard 37.5 hour work week

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.
LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.