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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant

Worcester, MA

The Department of Neurointerventional Radiology at UMass Memorial Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our growing team. We welcome and support caregivers to join us in our relentless pursuit of healing.

The Department:

  • In the Division of Neurointerventional Radiology and the Integrated Cerebrovascular Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center, we provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art minimally invasive care to patients suffering from vascular diseases of the brain and spine, including aneurysms, malformations, and stroke. Our team includes world-renowned physicians, fellows and advanced practice providers.
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center: University Campus is a level-1 Trauma Center and a certified comprehensive Stroke Center of Excellence to treat acute stroke and cerebral aneurysms
  • Well-established team with three Neurointerventional Radiologists, two Fellows and six Advanced Practice Providers

The Position:

This APP position will focus on caring for Neuro-Interventional radiology patients in the inpatient and outpatient practice setting.

  • The APP is responsible for helping to care for patients diagnosed with brain aneurysms, subarachnoid hemorrhage and acute stroke in collaboration with physician colleagues.
  • The APP will perform pre-procedure History and Physical Examinations, consultations and provide post procedure follow up visits in the practice setting.
  • The APP will manage the patients post procedure in the inpatient setting as well as co-management of patients in the ICU; they will perform secondary prevention evaluations in the outpatient practice setting.
  • The APP provides continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, the patient, and the patient’s family.
  • After training, The APP will perform minor procedures including lumbar punctures, suturing and first assisting as needed.
  • The APP serves as a link, integrating relevant research and best practices for the highest quality care.
  • This is a 36 hour/week Mixed Shift position with < 25% night coverage and mix of inpatient and outpatient. There is a weekend rotation of Every 3rd weekend.

Caregiver Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Current Massachusetts license, issued by the Physician Assistant Board, and current NCCPA certification.
  • A Master’s degree and graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Preferably ACNP/AGACNP
  • Acute Care/Critical Care clinical experience required
  • Board Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
  • Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance Registration are required.

Why UMass:

  • Centrally located in Massachusetts, UMass is the premier health care system in the region, noted for our academic excellence and leading cutting-edge research.
  • All of us are continuously learning, therefore we prioritize professional development and an investment in the growth of our caregivers.

Our Benefit Highlights:

  • Relocation Bonus of up to $5,000
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Loan Forgiveness
  • Matching 401k and Pension Plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME Time and Practice Allowance
  • Top Tier Medical Insurance (Health/Dental/Vision)