40-Hour Nurse Practitioner - NSPG Extended Care Group

Peabody, MA | Advanced Practice Nurse

Overview

To provide episodic andchronic care to patients residing in SNF/LTC sites. The nurse practitioner (NP) assistsindividuals and families with their care needs by obtaining health and medicalhistories, performing physical examinations, and assessing healthproblems. The NP cares for patients withacute and chronic life limiting illnesses by managing therapeutic regimens,prescribing medications and performing other studies and activities that aredeemed appropriate. New and follow-uppatients will be seen and evaluated by the NP and physician input will beobtained as necessary as described in the nurse practitioner practice guidelines. The NP will assume SNF/LTC care managementresponsibilities and will facilitate communication with the patient, thepatient's family or significant other and the referring physician. The NP will work in collaboration with thepatients' attending physicians at the SNF/LTC facility, as well as providecontinued collaboration with the patients' primary care provider(s).

Patients evaluated bythe NP include those patients referred to a SNF/LTC site that is attended bythe Extended Care Team. The patientpopulation includes patients 50 years of age and older.




Qualifications

Required:
  • Maintain current certification inCPR.
  • Masters ofScience. Certification as Adult, Familyor Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • APRN licensure,Nurse Practitioner and MA RN licensure. Maintain current controlled substance licenses (Federal and State)

Two years experience with adult or geriatric Care NPpreferred



Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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