Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 158592-1A
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2020
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

The Department of Neurosurgery at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, one of Boston’s premier Health Care Organizations, is seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician (ACP) for its expanding academic practice that includes a significant team of Advanced Practice Clinicians.

This position will assist a Lahey spine surgeon at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA.

The successful candidate will provide both inpatient and outpatient care in a practice that emphasizes clinical excellence. The responsibilities include outpatient clinic, inpatient and may include assisting in the operating room.

This position will give interested APCs an opportunity to interact with attendings, residents and nurses in a supportive and caring environment. Our department is dedicated to clinical expertise, education, and research, in a cooperative and supportive environment.

We are part of a comprehensive Neuroscience Center, which includes Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, and Interventional Neuroradiology.

Qualifications

Education: 

Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Program.

Practitioner RN: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing. 

Licensure, Certification, Registration: 

Applicable professional Certification and eligibility for applicable licenses   to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

CPR certification from American Heart Association. 

Maintenance of appropriate CME

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Excellent communication skills.  Ability to interact effectively with medical staff , nursing staff, and other clinical and administrative colleagues as well as with patients and their families.  Knowledge of applicable clinical procedures and protocols.  Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide appropriate emotional support.

In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:   

Direct patient care experience (preferably to include inpatient care) prior to graduation and /or clinic experience while in program. 

 Shift :

 DAYS with Weekend and call coverage.