At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Neurosurgery Team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant will be responsible for:
Providing care to infants, children, and young adults with both acute and chronic diseases and disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system often involving serious symptoms that may call for complex surgical treatments; including ventriculoperitoneal shunts/ hydrocephalus, craniotomies; brain tumors, epilepsy surgery, trauma, tethered spinal cord, and myelomeningocele.
Collaborating with the supervising physician to conduct patient assessments, medical history, physical exams and to diagnose health and developmental problems.
Participating in daily rounding on the inpatient pediatric neuroscience unit through multidisciplinary collaboration.
Assisting with care coordination, monitoring and counseling of patients during the pre and post-operative period, including telephone consultation.
Working closely with departmental team to establish new and revised processes and protocols around patient access, safety and quality improvement.
Developing and conducting research/outcomes studies to optimize patient care.
Contributing to the knowledge base of the profession and specialty programs through publications, presentations and participation in professional organizations.
Offering expertise as a consultant and educator to nursing staff.
36 hours rotating days/nights
To qualify, you must have:
A Masters of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN). Or Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
PNP/FNP or PA license.
A minimum of 3 years NP or PA acute care pediatric experience. Neuroscience experience preferred.
For NPs, will consider 1-3 years NP experience with RN experience in an acute care setting.
Certification within Neuroscience expected within 1 year.
*Sign-on bonus of $5,000 This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus of $5,000. For hires made after 2/13/20.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 2996202
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.