Imagine a world-renowned health care organization where all work is teamwork. Picture a patient-centered culture where the nurse has a powerful voice. Envision a commitment to education and training that touches all our nurses and connects them with the entire Lahey community.  

Welcome to Lahey's Department of Nursing 

 At Lahey, we do everything in our power to make sure these themes are a reality for each of the 1200 nurses on our staff. Our commitment to our patients and to each other is not only absolute; it's all-encompassing. Throughout our organization, you'll find only the most dedicated nurses-all completely focused on providing the best possible care for the patient and the best possible working environment for their colleagues.

Our Unique Nursing ResourcesNurse manager Carol Martel, RN

  • Nurse manager and assistant nurse manager on each unit
  • Unit based clinical educators on each in-patient unit
  • 12 central educators including off-shift educators
  • Rapid Response Nursing Team on all three shifts
  • Full-time IV Team
  • Oncology clinical nurse specialist
  • Critical Care clinical nurse specialist
  • Nurse Research Scientist
  • Two enterostomal therapy nurses
  • Simulated Learning Lab
  • The Center for Clinical and Professional Development on-site with 5 classrooms and a computer lab
  • The Gail Matthews Nursing Resource Center

Why Nurses Want to Work at Lahey

Some of the most compelling reasons nurses seek employment at Lahey include:

  • Patient and family-centered care  
  • A Professional Practice Model that puts the patient at the center  
  • Nurse reviewing a patient's case with a colleague by phoneA Shared Governance structure ensuring the voice of nurses is heard  
  • Professional development supported through loan forgiveness, tuition assistance, and on-site collaborations with academic institutions  
  • Academic-level medicine in a suburban location  
  • Teaching hospital for Tufts Medical School, Harvard Medical School and Boston University  
  • Affiliation with 20 Schools of Nursing  
  • An opportunity to help treat a broad range of diverse, complex diseases in an internationally renowned institution  
  • Tremendous growth opportunities, with nursing positions in outpatient clinics, critical care, inpatient floors, community practices, operating rooms, emergency services and a number of specialty areas (e.g., endoscopy, interventional neuroradiology and clinical research).