Nurse Practitioner - Hospital Medicine - 7a to 7p - Rounding

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 151570-1A
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2018

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Hospital Medicine – ROUNDING AP

Under the general direction of the collaborating hospital medicine attending, responsible for providing varied medical services, including: assessing acute and chronic patient illnesses; obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating and implementing a diagnosis and treatment plan; seeking consultation or referral as necessary; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; counseling patients and families. Practitioners will work one-on-one with a physician, sharing a patient census. Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related field.

 

Qualifications

 

Education: 

Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Program. Documentation of registration for next NCCPA Board administration or successful completion of NCCPA Board and maintenance of appropriate CME.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

 

Practitioner RN: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing.  Maintain currency through Clinical Education Units.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration: 

Certification and current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  

DEA number and Mass Department of Public Health Division of Food and Drug Restricted Substances registration number as appropriate. 

Written prescription privilege protocols signed by all attendings with whom the individual will be working.

 

Shift:7a to 7p