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PER DIEM Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA), Hospital Medicine Unit

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*** This is a PER DIEM position ***

New graduate NP/PA applicants: Please list clinical rotations (including institution and specialty) in your resume.

This innovative opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP), either a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or a Physician Assistant (PA) to partner with attending Hospitalists in inpatient care. This partnership aims to reduce length of stay and increase efficiency in care delivery through the entirety of inpatient care. This role includes direct care of medical inpatients through co-management with the attending of record. The APP will follow a total of 6 patients on average, with one possible admission per day. The APP promotes a collaborative relationship and effort between the Hospitalists, Private Physicians, Nurses, and the interdisciplinary health care team toward resource management.

Applicants for this position should be patient-centered, motivated, and energetic clinicians that want to be part of a large academic team of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Physicians. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to lead a care team in collaboration with MD/DO colleagues and NP/PA peers.

PLEASE NOTE: This is an every other Weekend Rounding position for your first year of employment, after your onboarding period. The weekend requirement may be reduced in subsequent years with ongoing employment.

Current Massachusetts Licensure, with all associated active certifications, as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, in good standing, is a must.

General medical inpatient experience is preferred; however, those with other APP experience and new graduates will be considered. ALL new graduates MUST include their clinical rotations in their resumes and should include prior work experience. If a new graduate then must be in good standing to complete necessary program with subsequent candidacy and completion of above prior to start date. Candidates with direct patient care experience on an inpatient medicine floor or in the ICU is strongly preferred.

NP: A minimum of two years of inpatient RN experience is strongly preferred for new graduate NPs, ICU experience is a plus PA-Cs: Inpatient medicine rotation preferred for new graduate PA’s

  • Qualified in all basic and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) standards as established by the American Heart Association.
  • Possess the ability to care for critically ill adult patients with a broad range of medical problems.
  • Possess the maturity, self-confidence, and ability to follow complex patient management plans.
  • Eligible for state and federally controlled substances registration.
  • Diagnose and treat health problems; obtain patient histories, perform comprehensive physical exams, do simple diagnostic tests, prepare a diagnosis and implement treatment procedures for illnesses; and prescribe medications.
  • The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit.

EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Primary Location MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus
Work Locations MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston 02114
Job Advanced Practice Nurse
Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule Per Diem
Standard Hours 1
Shift Day Job
Employee Status Limited Term / Per Diem
Recruiting Department MGH Medicine
Job Posting Feb 16, 2024