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  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant licensure (Preferred)
  • Surgery or PAT (NP or PA position): 1 year (Preferred)


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • 457(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Work Settings

  • Hospital
  • In-person
  • Inpatient
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Full Job Description

Sturdy Memorial Hospital is seeking a full time Perianesthesia Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our well-established team located in Attleboro, MA.

We are committed to providing the highest quality health care services to patients planning for surgery. With convenient hours and quick access to major highways, it is easy for our patients to get quality health care locally.

About the job:

  • Full-time position, no nights or weekends required.
  • Under the supervision of the anesthesiologist, you’ll have an exceptional opportunity to work as part of a clinical team – primarily evaluating, coordinating, and optimizing patients for elective surgeries.
  • Function as a clinical leader in the unit, coordinating patient care, safety, satisfaction, and quality outcomes.
  • Independently perform preoperative history and physical examinations on patients.
  • Evaluate patients, review and coordinate appropriate testing, and arrange consultations as needed.
  • Independently evaluate and assess adult patients scheduled for elective surgeries.
  • Communicate and coordinate care directly with patients and between care teams.
  • Order lab work, EKGs, X-rays, and medical or subspecialty consultations as appropriate to optimize preoperative preparation.
  • Coordinate ongoing review of all screening lab work, EKGs, X-rays, and subspecialty consultations for patients undergoing procedures requiring anesthesia.
  • Perform final check of all patient charts, including lab work, EKGs, X-rays, and consultation reports the day before planned surgery.
  • Communicate and collaborate with acute care units to ensure patients are optimized and ready for surgery.
  • May be exposed to all patient care elements within the hospital setting.
  • Work collaboratively with anesthesia, nursing, and other medical and surgical specialties.
  • Additional responsibilities include serving as a resource in all phases of perianesthesia care.
  • Maintain a patient-centric mindset to provide safe, highest-quality service and patient care.
  • Grow as a clinician by learning from new colleagues.


  • Strong organizational skills, mature clinical judgment and the ability to independently evaluate and assess patients being considered for elective surgery
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Graduate of an accredited and/or approved Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, or ability to obtain licensure
  • Must have or eligible for, and maintain, a current DEA registration and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
  • Current certification in ACLS and BLS required
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years of experience in perianesthesia as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Location: Sturdy Memorial Hospital, 211 Park Street, Attleboro, MA

Comprehensive Benefits: We offer a competitive salary with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, and more.

  • Guaranteed base salary
  • Signing bonus
  • Professional liability insurance
  • 4 weeks PTO, 1 week CME, and 10 paid holidays
  • Reimbursement stipend for CME expenses, memberships and dues, licensure and DEA fees
  • Retirement plans including pension plan, 403B plan with employer match, and 457B deferred compensation plan
  • Pet health insurance
  • Free parking
  • Medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts (FSA)
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Identity theft protection

Contact: Please submit your application materials through the link on this page. For any questions, please contact Alison Bruyn, Director of Provider Recruitment, at [email protected].

Why Sturdy Health:

Located in Attleboro, MA, Sturdy Health is an integrated health care system that offers hospital-based care, emergency care, urgent care, primary care, and a wide range of specialty care at 26 ambulatory locations throughout our region.

Sturdy Memorial Hospital is an independent, financially stable, acute care, 132-bed community hospital. We serve a population base of 170,000 in suburban communities of Boston and Providence. Attleboro is within 25 minutes of Boston and 15 minutes of Providence, RI.

Our ambulatory network, Sturdy Health Medical Group, is made up of over 30 practices, all within a 10 mile radius of each other. As a preferred community health care provider we are comprised of over 150 providers and offer expertise in the following areas – Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Pulmonary, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Rheumatology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Hematology, Oncology, Surgery, Orthopedics, Physical Therapy, and Urology.

As a premiere community healthcare system, Sturdy Health is committed to providing the highest level of health care to our primary service areas of Attleboro, Foxboro, Mansfield, North Attleboro, Norfolk, Norton, Plainville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Wrentham, in Massachusetts nearby Rhode Island. However, we will provide care to anyone who needs it regardless of their place of residence.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Sturdy Health is an equal employment opportunity employer. There is no discrimination because of race, color, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or disability.

COVID-19 Policy: For the protection of the patients, employees, visitors and all who enter our facilities, Sturdy Health requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $95,000.00 – $145,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Perioperative Care
  • Surgery

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Hospital
  • Inpatient
  • In-person


  • Surgery or PAT (NP or PA position): 1 year (Preferred)


  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant licensure (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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