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  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Everyone Is a Caregiver
At UMass Memorial Health, everyone is a caregiver – regardless of their title or responsibilities. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health system of Central Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 16,000 employees, working together as one health system in a relentless pursuit of healing for our patients, community and each other. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, every day.
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 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)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial Health – for our patients, our community and each other. Our six Standards of Respect are: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player and Be Kind. If you share these Standards of Respect, we hope you will join our team and help us make respect our standard for everyone, every day.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Memorial Health recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.