Melrose-Wakefield Hospital Nurse Practitioner Critical Care in Melrose, Massachusetts
Nurse Practitioner Critical Care
Department: Intensive Care Unit
Schedule: Per diem
Shift: Day/Evening/Night Rotation
Req #: 8581
Under the general supervision of a physician, the Nurse Practitioner for Critical Care is responsible for providing varied medical services, including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; assist/perform invasive procedures; counseling patients and families. Integrates education, research and management, leadership and consultation into clinical role and functions in collegial relationships with nursing, physicians, professionals and others who influence the health care environment. The Nurse Practitioner understands the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the Nursing Services and provides for their implementation. Graduate of an accredited and/or approved Nurse Practitioner basic program. Current license as an RN and Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Current certification in CPR and ACLS required. Current ANCC certification required. A minimum of 2 years of experience in critical care. Good interpersonal and organizations skills are necessary. The ability to work with detailed, confidential material and computer experience is required.