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Harvard University Nursing Staff Development Coor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

53802BRAuto req ID:53802BRJob Code:W0657P HLT Registered Staff Nurse III Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Nursing Staff Development CoordinatorSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :057Time Status:Part-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills

  • Knowledge of and previous experience working with an electronic medical record

  • Ability to organize tasks, problem solve, and respond in times of multiple demands and urgent situations

Additional Information:

  • Performs annual educational needs assessment of health assistants and nursing staff.

  • Reviews and is knowledgeable about regulatory requirements and accreditation requirements and assures policies and practices reflect those standards.

  • Designs and implements a robust educational yearly plan for nursing and health assistants based on identified needs from survey, trend data from feedback from clinical providers and managers, and other assessment tools such as safety event reporting.

  • Develops, reviews, implements, and evaluates competency tools used by HUHS.

  • Designs and implements a system for tracking and monitoring role specific educational requirements such as CPR certification.

  • Participates in the dissemination of relevant research impacting practice.

  • Serves in the clinical practice role during increased staffing needs including flu immunization clinics and pre-registration immunization clinics.

  • Assumes assigned projects as requested.


  • Adheres to the expectations and professional responsibilities of the department.

  • Employs the standards, practices, and procedures of the department.

  • Completes and complies with HUHS training requirements including HIPAA Privacy and Security.

  • Reports non-compliance incidents to the supervisor, manager, and/or Compliance Officer.

Department:Nurse ManagementPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:This is a 20 hours a week position.Job Function:Health Care School/Unit:University Health Services EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:

Plan and provide professional nursing services and patient care for students, staff, and faculty. Ensure compliance with clinicians’ orders and follow established nursing processes, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation.

Typical Core Duties:

  • Responsible for the nursing plan of care of assigned panel of patients in collaboration with other team members assigned to the same panel of patients

  • Responsible for telephone triage and patient education

  • Review medical record for pertinent previous and current medical information

  • Interview patients for assessment of current problems, medications and allergies

  • Administer medications according to policy and procedure

  • Perform nursing procedures in accordance with the clinician’s orders

  • Identify acute versus emergency situations and responds to emergencies according to policy

  • Document all care provided in a concise and complete manner

  • Ensure compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited nursing program

  • Minimum of 1 years relevant work experience

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Registered Nurse license in Massachusetts

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting (approximately 20 to 30 pounds), bending, and other physical exertion

  • Ability to stand for extended periods

Working Conditions:

  • May be required to work nights and weekends

Job-Specific Responsibilities:In collaboration with nursing staff, health assistants, nurse leaders, practice managers, and other leaders at HUHS, the Nursing Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of role specific educational programming for HUHS. Working in collaboration with leaders in individual departments, this role assists in developing appropriate orientations, monitoring and tracking of orientation and yearly competency training, and assures clinical polices are translated appropriately into observed clinical practice. The Nursing Staff Development Coordinator serves as a liaison to the Director of Quality Performance, responding to safety events with applicable educational responses and leading efforts in nursing research and practice. In collaboration with the Nurse Leader of Urgent Care, co-chairs the Nursing Research and Practice Committee and is an active member of the nursing administrative team. As part of these teams, the incumbent works to keep the staff updated on evidence-based practice and makes recommendations for changes in practice based on research.