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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.
Neurosurgery
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
Advance Practice Provider (APP)
The Department of Neurosurgery 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 Neurological Surgery at UMass Memorial Medical Center, we provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art care to patients suffering from diseases of the spine and brain.
  • 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
Position Responsibilities include:
  • Work collaboratively with our well-established team of eight neurosurgeons, five residents and twelve APPs
  • Focused care for Neurosurgical Adult/Pediatric patients in the ED, ICU and acute care floors
  • Provide continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, the patient, and the patient’s family.
  • Once fully trained, perform neurosurgical consultations, minor/major procedures as needed, pre and post-op care in collaboration with APP team, Neurosurgery residents and Neurosurgery attendings.
  • Opportunity to work in outpatient setting as well as assist with outpatient management such as, patient inquiries, imaging follow up, referrals and occasional clinic coverage.
  • Opportunities for OR coverage as needed, but not required.
  • Outstanding orientation is provided, will consider new graduates.
  • This is a full-time position. Mixed days/nights, 12hr shifts vary with < 25% night coverage and 1:3 weekend rotation.
Position Qualifications:
  • Acute Care/Critical Care clinical experience a plus, but not required.
  • Master or Doctoral degree from an NP or PA accredited program and board certification is required.
  • Massachusetts State License, State Controlled Substances Registration and Federal DEA Controlled Substance required.
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.
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