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Working at Boston Children’s

Boston Children’s is one of the most exciting, dynamic and challenging places to practice nursing. From new hires to seasoned professionals with 50 years of experience, our exceptional nursing team thrives in a challenging, exciting and supportive work environment. This is what draws the top echelon of nurses to work here, and what keeps them excited to stay. Boston Children’s nurses are united in their purpose: to provide the very best care to patients and their families—and to do so with integrity, compassion and expertise.

Nurses teaching A Teaching Institution

At this world-renowned teaching institution, nurses are immersed in an environment in which they care for patients undergoing state-of-the art treatment, often using innovative technology, and participating in cutting edge research . Ongoing educational and advancement opportunities and a host of innovative programs are designed to help nurses reach their goals - both inside and outside the workplace.

Our Nursing Workforce

More than 3,100 staff nurses work in practice in settings on the main campus and throughout multiple locations in our Community of Care. Our nursing workforce includes:
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
    • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
    • Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) – Child / Adolescent Psychiatric, Mental Health, Pediatric
    • Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Acute Care, Family, Pediatric Primary Care
    • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Case Manager (ANCC designated RN-BC)
  • Certified Nurse Educator (NLN designated CNE)
  • Certified Informatics Nursing (ANCC designated RN-BC)
  • Clinical Assistant (CA)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

Learn how being a nurse at Boston Children’s means having a career that matters: our history, our science-driven care and our commitment to the community.

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