Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner

Company Details

The Department of Neurosurgery at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, one of Boston’s premier Health Care Organizations, is seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician (ACP) for its expanding academic practice that includes a significant team of Advanced Practice Clinicians. This position will assist a Lahey spine surgeon at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA. The successful candidate will provide both inpatient and outpatient care in a practice that emphasizes clinical excellence.

The responsibilities include outpatient clinic, inpatient and may include assisting in the operating room. This position will give interested APCs an opportunity to interact with attendings, residents, and nurses in a supportive and caring environment. Our department is dedicated to clinical expertise, education, and research, in a cooperative and supportive environment. We are part of a comprehensive Neuroscience Center, which includes Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, and Interventional Neuroradiology.

Job Requirements Education: 
Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Program. Practitioner RN: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Applicable professional certification and eligibility for applicable licenses to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. CPR certification from American Heart Association. Maintenance of appropriate CME

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Excellent communication skills.  Ability to interact effectively with medical staff, nursing staff, and other clinical and administrative colleagues as well as with patients and their families.  Knowledge of applicable clinical procedures and protocols.  Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and the ability to provide appropriate emotional support. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.  

Experience: 
Direct patient care experience (preferably to include inpatient care) prior to graduation and /or clinic experience while in the program.

Shift:
DAYS with Weekend and call coverage.