Nurse Practitioner, Spine Program - Newton & Wellesley at Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH)

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Newton, Massachusetts





Job Description:

About Us



Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a comprehensive medical center located in Newton. We provide the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality, safe, efficient medical care to each of our patients.


We are a proud member of Mass General Brigham, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Our affiliation allows us to provide our patients with access to the best community-based medicine and the most advanced specialty care in the world.


Our continued goal at Newton-Wellesley Hospital is to meet our patients' (and their families'!) health care needs and build long-term relationships that provide them with exceptional care and service.



The Opportunity


We are seeking a full time, 40-hour Nurse Practitioner to join the Spine service line at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. The team is looking for added mid-level support five days per week (Monday-Friday) with flexibility on how the hours are staggered. The NP will spend 2 days per week at the Ortho Walk-In Clinic located at 978 Worcester Street, Rte 9 East, Wellesley, MA 02482 and 3 days per week at the Spine Clinic located at 159 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA 02459.


Under the clinical supervision of the Chief of the service line, the Nurse Practitioner will oversee and participate in the care of patients with both acute and chronic back pain primarily in the outpatient setting, with additional involvement in the inpatient setting to facilitate continuity of care. The NP will maintain an independent panel while working in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team including Physiatry, Surgery, Behavioral Medicine, other mid-levels, and support staff.


The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:


  • Performing evaluations

  • Ordering appropriate diagnostic tests

  • Coordinating and participating in treatment plans including pain management in adherence to the Standards of Practice for Opioid management

  • Navigating patients to appropriate level of care and provider support

  • Monitoring and documenting patient progress

  • Educating patients for discharge

  • Supporting the Spine Center Case Conference

  • Participating in Quality Improvement Initiatives

Are you ready to bring your talent to this team and join us in driving medicine forward? In this full-time role, you will have access to a competitive benefits package tailored to meet your needs!



Qualifications

Qualifications



  • Certificate of registration from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nurse Practitioners

  • CPR (BLS/ACLS) certification required

  • 3 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider preferred

  • 1 year of experience in related ortho/spine patient care preferred






EEO Statement

Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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