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Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA), Cardiac Surgery ICU
Take advantage of this opportunity to join our high-functioning Heart Center Surgical ICU team, managing complex cardiac surgery patients in an environment where an emphasis is placed on a consistent and sustainable work -life balance. Here, you’ll benefit from a culture committed to minimizing the risk of burn out, as OT is completely voluntary and we work hard to ensure nights/weekend shifts are equitably shared among the team.
We have NEW COMPETITIVE RATES and are offering a sign-on bonus of up to $20,000 for experienced APPs who are new to the MGH system, based on eligibility.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the care of patients on the Cardiac Surgical Service, under the general supervision and direction of the Cardiac Surgeons. Responsibilities include participating in daily rounds with nurses, other Advanced Practice staff, residents and multidisciplinary caregivers; performing bedside diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, participating in the development and implementation of care plans, coordinating tests and consultations, implementing treatment plans, communicating with referring physicians, performing patient education, and preparing patients for discharge, all while keeping Surgeons updated as required.
Our practice environment reflects the values of our hospital, combining knowledge, skill and compassion to create a workforce that is caring, innovative, scientific and empowering. If you share our commitment to deliver the highest quality patient care and excellence in clinical practice, we invite you to join us.
Qualified candidates will have:
- Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a registered nurse in the expanded role.
- Master’s degree in Nursing.
- National certification in acute care advanced practice nursing.