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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Magnet Program Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Magnet Program Director

Boston, Massachusetts

Department: Patient Care Services Professional Development

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At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center our nurses make a difference each and every day. Here you will work in a collaborative environment where our patients come first. You are a patient advocate delivering compassionate care while ensuring safe nursing practices. We are Harvard with a heart and strive to build on our legacy of nursing excellence.

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  • Level: 1 + Years

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  • 2,955

nurses at BIDMC, ensuring

every patient receives

personalized care

  • 92%

of our nurses have a

bachelor's, master's,

or doctorate degree

  • 130,000

dollars in scholarships awarded annually for

academic advancement

in nursing


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Department Description:This highly visible role will report up through PCS Professional Development to centrally support all activities related to the Magnet Accreditation .

Job Location:Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID:43403BR

Job Summary:The Magnet program director oversees and coordinates the American Nurse Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Accreditation process at BIDMC .This individual is knowledgeable about the Magnet program and all associated requirements. This highly visible leadership role organizes and directs activities that contribute to advancing professional nursing at BIDMC and Magnet Accreditation. Is a liaison to teams throughout the organization to communicate Magnet goals and to facilitate cross-departmental work. Brings a thoughtful, analytical approach to the Magnet process, issuing recommendations as needed. Collaborates with leadership and clinical staff across the organization to promote and enculturate Magnet principles throughout BIDMC.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the organization's Magnet Program expert and coordinator for application, interim reporting, documentation, and appraisal process.

  • Serves as the liaison to the ANCC Magnet Program Office.

  • Collaborates with clinical nurses and nursing leaders to develop and implement evidence-based programs that promote nursing excellence and the Magnet Accreditation.

  • Supports nursing leaders and clinical staff in the identification and collection of evidence and outcome measures that highlight nursing excellence and support the Magnet document.

  • Prepares the Magnet document and associated evidence for submission; manages associated data and performs data analytics related to Nursing Satisfaction, Patient Satisfaction and Nurse Sensitive Indicators.

  • Supports Professional Governance and other nursing workgroups or committees in activities that promote nursing excellence and the Magnet accreditation.

  • Directs and coaches nursing and interprofessional colleagues related to the Magnet Accreditation process.

  • Facilitates and coordinates work with consultants as needed

  • With the associate chief nurse for professional development and research, oversees the Magnet budget.

  • Advises the nursing leadership team on progress toward readiness and issues needing recommendations.

  • Has the responsibility to lead and support managers and directors in developing and improving operations to create optimal performance levels. Direct Reports: None Indirect Reports: None

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing or related field required.

  • License Registered Nurse required.

  • 5-8 years related work experience required and 1-3 years supervisory/management experience required

  • If master's is in related field, a BSN is required.

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.


  • Decision Making:Ability to make decisions with significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a major department or multiple departments. Participates in decisions on overall strategy and direction of the organization.

  • 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 priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices and programs. Manager or Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.

  • Written Communications:Ability to communicate complex information in English effectively in writing to all levels of staff, management and external customers across functional areas.

  • 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 broad and comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex and/or unprecedented situations across multiple functional areas.

  • Team Work:Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

  • 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.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally

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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. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.Learn more ( about this requirement