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Children's Hospital Boston Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - CICU, 5K sign-on in Boston, Massachusetts

74226BRJob Posting Title:Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - CICU, 5K sign-onDepartment:Cardiovascular ProgramAutoReqId:74226BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:NursingJob Posting Description:Brief Overview

We are expanding our Advanced Practice Provider team in a state of the art 42 bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in a brand-new Heart Center here at Boston Children’s Hospital. We are looking for diverse and motivated individuals to join our team here in Boston. When you join our team you will work with a supportive group of Advanced Practice Providers, Attending Physicians and Fellows. You will be responsible for taking care of Pre and Post-operative highly acute cardiac patients, along with children who have cardiac medical needs in the intensive care unit. We have an extensive Orientation Program to prepare you for taking care of these critically ill patients and to thrive here at Boston Children’s. Come join a supportive, multidisciplinary and collaborative team that puts the patient and families first through exceptional care and the latest Pediatric Cardiac Research.

This Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in the CICU will be responsible for and experience:

  • Providing care to infants, children, and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.

  • Caring for patients with both acute and chronic cardiac disease.

  • Collaborating with the CICU Attending physician, to conduct patient assessment, medical history, physical exams, and diagnose health and developmental problems.

  • Participating in CICU medical rounds, including presentation of clinical information, plan development and continued management and modification of the plan for patients throughout the shift.

  • Pre and Post-Op care of critically ill cardiac patients that involves management of ventilators, inotropic support, ECMO, CVVH, emergency situations and sedation titration.

  • Procedures such as Intubation and Central lines, will be taught in both Simulation and during real-time, hands-on events.

  • Extensive Orientation Program with a designated preceptor, simulation and didactic classes along with hands-on experience. Access to in-person and Zoom lectures by Heart Center experts as well as electronic recordings on OpenPediatrics.

  • Participation in ongoing research and committees in the CICU.

  • Offer consultation and education to all staff, patients and families.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A graduate degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.

  • A minimum of 1 year of critical care RN, NP or PA experience.

  • Possess a solid medical knowledge base for cardiopulmonary critical care medicine with an interest in congenital cardiac anomalies.

  • Possess critical thinking skills and adaptability on a busy cardiac intensive care unit.

  • Communication skills to work collaboratively with medical and surgical colleagues, staff and trainees.

  • A current license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

  • 40 hours, up to a 50% rotation to nights after an orientation period with rotation of up to every 3rd weekend and some holidays.

  • Option for permanent night position available after an orientation period with rotation of up to every 4th weekend and some holidays

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, childcare 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 teamworkOffice/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only