Salem, MA | Advanced Practice Nurse

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Pain Clinic, Salem Hospital


About Us

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multi-specialty physicians group north of Boston, is a leader in innovative practices. We are explorers at heart! Here, ideas come from everyone—to the benefit of everyone we serve.

We continually seek the best ways to streamline care for both patients and providers. Our medical team of more than 400 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other care professionals is consistently working together to discover new ways to improve and enhance our practices to benefit the health of our patients and the careers of our providers. Through our team-based approach, the goal is to make our practice of medicine smarter and more efficient.

With NSPG as your employer, you’ll experience clinical excellence, supportive practice environments, and opportunities for career advancement!

The Opportunity

We are seeking a full-time, 40-hour Pain Clinic Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant.


Salem Hospital


Days, 8:00am to 4:30pm

Our Team

The Center for Pain Management at Salem Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals who suffer from chronic pain, through interventional pain procedures and clinical collaborations. We create individual multimodal and multidisciplinary treatment plans for our patients to reduce their pain and improve their functionality.

We provide state of the art interventional pain management services through our hospital-based outpatient facility. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians and medical assistants/LPNs specialize in treating patients suffering from spine, joint, and muscular pains including lumbar/cervical radiculopathy, stenosis, joint and spine arthritis, post laminectomy syndrome, and myofascial pain. .

  • General Responsibilities
    • Comprehensive pain evaluation with detailed history gathering and physical examination
    • Develop comprehensive pain management plans including diagnostic testing, injection therapy, non-opioid medications, physical/occupational therapy, and appropriate referrals
    • Provide non opioid pain medication recommendations and management. We do not prescribe or take over opioid medications but will provide safe and appropriate prescribing or weaning practices
    • Follow up care of chronic pain patient care plans
    • Coordination of care with specialists and primary care physicians
    • Timely response to patient messages, medication refill requests, peer-to-peer reviews
    • Thorough and timely documentation including billing on all appropriate services
    • Respond appropriately in an emergency situation
    • Adhere to established standards of care and evidence-based care practice models
    • Attends, participates and contributes in group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures as necessary
    • Show compassion and respect for all


• Preferred: 1 year experience as a nurse practitioner/physician assistant, chronic pain experience

• Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nurse practitioner or physician assistant program with a Master's degree
• Required: Current Massachusetts state license as a registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Katherine Melanson
Talent Acquisition Partner

Salem, MA
With NSPG, you’ll experience:

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.

Clinical excellence

NSPG’s MHQP Patient Experience surveys show that we perform higher than the state mean in all domains with 92% of patients indicating that they would recommend NSPG services.

Our physicians are polling in the top 75th percentile of AMGA Satisfaction metrics for almost every major category—the highest physician satisfaction scores of any medical group in the Boston region.

25th percentile in MGMA cost benchmarks and top 75th percentile in revenue benchmarks.

The North Shore area offers an excellent quality of life:
  • 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.
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