Nurse Practitioner - Urgent Care (full time)

Location: Lynnfield, MA
Job ID: 158201-1A
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2019
Category: Non Physician Provider

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Health Urgent Care, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health.   Lahey Health’s Urgent Care centers provide convenient and affordable quality care close to home. Our staff, specially-trained in emergency, family, or urgent care medicine, includes board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, radiology technologists and certified medical assistants. We know urgent medical situations often happen unexpectedly, so Lahey Health Urgent Care centers are  here when you need us, open daily on a walk-in basis or also by appointment within 24 hours.  We diagnose and treat non-life threatening illnesses, infections and injuries. Our centers include also include on-site lab and X-ray services. 

About the Job

We are currently searching for a full time Nurse Practitioner to work in our Urgent Care clinic at Lynnfield MarketStreet. Under the general direction of a collaborating primary care physician, responsible for providing preventative patient care in addition to assessing acute and chronic patient illnesses, planning and providing treatment programs and seeking consultation or referral as necessary. Other responsibilities include:

  • Performs thorough physical examinations while obtaining complete physical history
  • Maintains patient record and relevant statistics by documenting patient information and care provided
  • Evaluates/interprets data in an effort to ascertain preliminary diagnoses and to make therapeutic plan recommendations
  • Administers medication and injections in compliance with state law and employer guidelines
  • Obtains specimens for lab analysis, schedules and prepares patients for diagnostic testing.
  • Provides instructions to patient, family and care providers relative to required medications, acts as a care advocate in providing recommendations

Education:

Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

Nurse Practitioner 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.

Experience:

The successful candidate will have received some formal training in suturing and be comfortable practicing in a fast-paced urgent care setting. Individual must be dedicated to the delivery of outstanding care and customer service to patients and their families; have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to function autonomously in the care of challenging patients. Experience as an NP in urgent care or another type of emergency care is ideal, but not required.