Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - Lahey Outpatient Center (Danvers) and Addison Gilbert Hospital (Gloucester)

Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 168759-1A
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2021
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

Addison Gilbert Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy. 

About the Job

The Center for Healthy Aging provides experienced compassionate care for seniors age 65 and over.  The Center is a multi-disciplinary, outpatient clinic providing both geriatric medicine consults and geriatric behavioral health.

 The Center for Healthy Aging is searching for a part-time Geriatric Nurse Practitioner to join our team caring for patients at Lahey Outpatient Center in Danvers and Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester. The team includes a geriatrician, geriatric psychiatrist, adult psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers (LICSW), and clinical support team. The candidate will report to the Geriatrician for clinical supervision; and will report to the Administrative Director for non-clinical issues. Ideal candidate has some experience in geriatric medicine and geriatric syndromes.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct geriatric patient care services including comprehensive geriatric evaluations.
  • Diagnosis, treatment, planning and consultative care for treatment of patients with multiple illnesses including dementia.
  • Teaching patients and their caregivers how to manage illnesses and provide supportive care.
  • Must be comfortable and enjoy working with the geriatric population.
  • Ideal candidate would be 16 hours/week at Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers and 8 hours/week Addison Gilbert Hospital Ambulatory Clinics.         
     
     
    Education:
  • Graduate of a Master’s Program in Nursing
     
    Certification/License:
  • Current NP license in the state of Massachusetts