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Children's Hospital Boston Per Diem Medical Nurse Practitioner for Behavioral Health, ED in Boston, Massachusetts

75980BRJob Posting Title:Per Diem Medical Nurse Practitioner for Behavioral Health, EDDepartment:Medicine-Emergency MedicineAutoReqId:75980BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Posting Category:NursingJob Posting Description:

The Per Diem Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Providing individualized care to the emergency department’s long-stay patient population, which is mostly comprised of patients boarding for definitive psychiatric care. Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Providing individualized care for up to 12 patients per day

  • Performing a physical examination and addressing urgent medical needs

  • Attending morning rounds with the ED Psychiatry team and the charge nurse to review the plan for each patient

  • Supporting the nursing staff and the Behavioral Response Team in treating ED patients with acute agitation and unsafe behaviors using both pharmacological and non-pharmacological de-escalation techniques

  • Depending on shift type and departmental needs, other responsibilities may include:

  • Providing emergency care to infants, children and young adults in a fast-paced, Level 1 Trauma Center with trauma-related, surgical and medical illnesses of various acuity and complexity.

  • Collaborating with a supervising physician to conduct patient assessments and physical examinations, and to diagnose and treat health problems.

  • Reviewing and addressing abnormal test results that come to the ED results pool

  • ED NP per diem requirements:

  • The per diem NP will be required to work 18 hours per month. Approximately 6 shifts per 3-month schedule block.

  • Three weekend shifts per three-month period are required

  • Holiday requirements:

  • Summer: One shift on the eve or day of either Memorial Day, July 4th or Labor Day

  • Winter: One shift on the eve or day of either Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN)

  • PNP/FNP license

  • Pediatric acute care experience preferred.

  • At least one year of RN/NP experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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