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Children's Hospital Boston Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-CICU-(Nights)-($5K sign-on) in Boston, Massachusetts

60768BRJob Posting Title:Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-CICU-(Nights)-($5K sign-on)Department:Cardiovascular ProgramAutoReqId:60768BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:NursingJob Posting Description:This Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in the CICU will be responsible for:

• Providing care to infants, children, and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.

• Collaborating with the supervising physician, to conduct patient assessment and medical history, physical exams, and diagnose health and developmental problems.

• Caring for patients with both acute and chronic disease by managing therapeutic regimens according to approved guidelines.

• Participating in the intensive care unit medical rounds, including the presentation of clinical information and the progress and management of patients.

• Assisting with establishing a treatment plan and be included in all teaching activities conducted by the CICU attending staff.

• Completing bedside rounds at the end of the shift with the senior clinical fellow and the fellow on-call for the CICU to complete sign-off and update management plans.

• Participating with ongoing research in the CICU, and offering expertise as a consultant and educator to nursing staff.

To qualify, you must have:

•A graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.

•Prefer a minimum of 1 year of cardiac surgery operating room and/or critical care experience.

•Possess a solid medical knowledge base for cardiopulmonary critical care medicine with an interest in congenital cardiac anomalies.

•Possess critical thinking skills and adaptability on a busy cardiac surgery service.

•Communication skills to work collaboratively with medical and surgical colleagues, staff and trainees.

•A current license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Position will be permanent night position after an orientation period with rotation of up to every 4th weekend and some holidaysOffice/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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