Nurse Practitioner, Center for Spina Bifida/Spinal Cord
Boston Children's Hospital
June 23, 2018
At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Spinal Cord team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Coordinating care for patients with complex medical needs in a fast-paced clinic.
Performing complete health history, physical exam and interpreting the findings.
Planning, implementing, and evaluating treatment with an interdisciplinary team to include Physicians, NPs, Nurses and Clinical Psychologist.
Coordinating care with multiple services including Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Urology, Renal Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and Complex Care Service.
Participating in interdisciplinary team meetings for complex patients; ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies and therapeutic interventions necessary to augment the patient's physical findings and treatment plan.
Communicating clearly and concisely with the health care team and appropriately consulting and utilizing resources to meet the patient's needs; writing/dictating notes, communications to referring providers, as well as demonstrating proficiency with the electronic medical record, including meaningful use knowledge.
Engaging in health teaching and counseling with the patient and their family in collaboration with the health care team.
Participating in informal and formal teaching opportunities, conferences and presentations with interdisciplinary team members including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical assistants and staff nurses.
Position includes rotation to satellites as well as working on Main Boston campus.
Eventual role expansion to include NP run clinics.
To qualify, you must have:
A BSN and Master's in Nursing (graduate of a certified NP program).
MA NP license.
3-5 years' experience as a staff RN and 1-2 yrs of FNP or PNP experience in an acute care setting.
(Will consider a new grad NP with strong inpatient acute care pediatric RN experience).
This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Bonus
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.