Children's Hospital Boston Nurse Practitioner -Neuroscience/Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in Boston, Massachusetts
51709BRTitle:Nurse Practitioner -Neuroscience/Epilepsy Monitoring UnitDepartment:NeurologyAutoReqId:51709BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:30 Shift:Day, WeekendJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Epilepsy and Neurology Teams and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Joining our Center for Excellence in Epilepsy and Neurology, with care focusing on children and families with epilepsy and neurological diagnosis. This is a 30 hours/week position on a 31 bed pediatric neuroscience unit, inclusive of a 4 bed step up unit, and 6 bed epilepsy monitoring unit.
First line care of Epilepsy and Neurology patient population on the inpatient neuroscience unit, including assessment and medical history, physical exams, diagnosis, and family centered care of patients and their families.
Consulting in an interdisciplinary manner on all assigned inpatients during daily rounds and managing assigned patients throughout the course of the day.
Participating in ongoing research and quality improvement initiatives, as well as facilitation of patient/family and multidisciplinary team education.
Assisting with care coordination, monitoring and counseling of patients, including telephone consultation.
Assisting with the transition to home, continuity of care across the continuum, and family support and education.
Contributing to the knowledge base of the profession and specialty programs through publications, presentations, and participation in the work of professional organizations.
Working a schedule of every other weekend and one day during the week, 10 hour shifts.
To qualify, you must have…
Master’s in Nursing and Licensed PNP or FNP.
3 years minimum acute pediatric RN experience required.
1-3 years NP experience preferred. Excellent critical thinking and communication skills are required. Certification with specialty area expected within 2 years.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.