Nurse Practitioner – Boston, MA – Full time

Nurse Practitioner – Boston, MA – Full time

Nurse Practitioner


POSITION TYPE: Advanced Practice Professional

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Stroke Service Support

LOCATION: Boston, MA

SHIFT: 3 days per week - 13 hour Shift

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


Job Description:


We are looking for an experienced, dedicated, and Registered Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our growing team of medical professionals. You will provide direct patient care, discussing patient symptoms and concerns, and perform thorough examinations to diagnose their medical problem and prescribe medication or create a treatment plan if necessary. You will also administer treatment and observe patients' functioning over time.


Furthermore, your duties as a licensed nurse practitioner will include recording the medical histories of patients, perform physical exams, administer diagnostic tests, and create patient care plans. When required, you will collaborate with our physicians to treat for more advanced illnesses or injuries. 


To be successful as a nurse practitioner, you should be empathic but resolute in your decision-making, and attentive to detail. Ultimately, a top-notch nurse practitioner will exhibit cultural competence and exceptional teamwork skills.


Responsibilities:


  • Perform physical examinations and screenings of patients.
  • Record the patient's medical histories and symptoms.
  • Facilitate new patient consultation and health history review.
  • Create patient care plans and contributing to existing ones.
  • Order, administer, and analyze diagnostic tests, including bloodwork.
  • Review and interpret test results to diagnose health problems.
  • Recommend further treatment options or future appointments if needed.
  • Monitor and operate medical equipment.
  • Administer medicine and other treatments.
  • Provide referrals to other practitioners when necessary.
  • Detect changes in the patient's health and modify treatment plans, as needed.
  • Provide after-care/ongoing care information and resources to patients and their families.
  • Consult with healthcare professionals and families.
  • Train patients and their families to manage and prevent illness and injury.
  • Ensure patient records are kept up to date including test results, immunizations, condition changes, etc.


Job Benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement


Requirements:


  • Master's degree in nursing required. Completion of an accredited educational program for nurse practitioners required.
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with authorization by the Board of Registration in Nursing to practice in an expanded role.
  • Current certifications (variable depending on the facility).
  • Registered with the ANCC or other accrediting organization for Nurse Practitioners.
  • Registered with the State of Massachusetts and DEA for prescription writing privileges.
  • Current BLS and ACLS Certification.
  • Prior experience in similar clinical setting/specialty preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs and information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology.
  • Able to operate as part of a team, alongside physicians and other nurses.
  • Proficient in EHR medical charting system and computer-based data management programs and information systems.
  • A sound understanding of all pertinent federal and state regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of disease prevention.





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