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 a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Assessment and collaborative management of inpatient plastic and oral surgical patients from newborns to adults. Includes: physical assessment, forming differential diagnoses, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, developing treatment plans, performance of therapeutic procedures, emergency management, clinical data synthesis and outcomes evaluation, patient and family education, quality improvement initiatives and clinical research activities.
Assisting with care coordination, monitoring and counseling of patients during the pre and post-operative period, including telephone consultation.
Collaboration with departmental team and others to establish new and revised processes and protocols around patient care, safety and quality improvement.
Performing urgent consultations in collaboration with the healthcare team.
Timely discharge planning.
Contributing to the knowledge base of the profession and specialty programs through publications, presentations and participation in professional organizations.
Will consider 40 hours or 36 hours. Will work night shift during the week and day shift on the weekend; every other weekend requirement.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master of Science in Nursing and certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner.
MA licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
1-3 years of current Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner experience; Pediatric ICU or inpatient surgical experience preferred.
Will consider new grad NP with 2-3 years pediatric ICU or inpatient surgical nursing experience.
Flexibility in schedule required.
Superb communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with a team. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-through. Strong written and verbal skills and EMR competency. PALS certification required in first 3 months.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
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.
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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.