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Children's Hospital Boston Nurse Practitioner- Neurosurgery -$3,750 sign on bonus in Boston, Massachusetts

71435BRJob Posting Title:Nurse Practitioner- Neurosurgery -$3,750 sign on bonusDepartment:Patient Services-NursingAutoReqId:71435BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:36 Job Posting Category:NursingJob Posting Description:This Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Providing care to infants, children, and young adults with both acute and chronic diseases and disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system often involving serious symptoms that may call for complex surgical treatments; including ventriculoperitoneal shunts/ hydrocephalus, craniotomies; brain tumors, epilepsy surgery, trauma, tethered spinal cord, and myelomeningocele.

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

  • Participating in daily rounding on the inpatient pediatric neuroscience unit through multidisciplinary collaboration.

  • Assisting with care coordination, monitoring and counseling of patients during the pre and post-operative period, including telephone consultation.

  • Working closely with departmental team to establish new and revised processes and protocols around patient access, safety and quality improvement.

  • Developing and conducting research/outcomes studies to optimize patient care.

  • Contributing to the knowledge base of the profession and specialty programs through publications, presentations and participation in professional organizations.

  • Offering expertise as a consultant and educator to nursing staff.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Masters of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN).

  • PNP/FNP license.

  • A minimum of 3 years NP experience preferred.

  • Will consider 1-3 years NP experience with RN experience in an acute care setting.

  • Will also consider new grad NPs with previous pediatric acute care RN experience.

  • Pediatric & Neuroscience experience preferred.

  • Certification within Neuroscience expected within 1 year.

  • Ability to work 24-36 hours- nights or will consider day/night rotation.

*Sign-on bonus of $3,750 for NPs who have not worked at BCH in the past 2 years.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only