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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Chelsea Adult Medicine

Company: Partners Healthcare
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

This is a part-time opening for 24 hours per week

Seven Patients Per Session!!!

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

The MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center Adult Medicine Practice, a large academic internal medicine practice located at MGH Chelsea servicing a very diverse patient population in the Chelsea Community. Promotes a collaborative relationship and effort under the direction of Senior Leadership. The nurse practitioner, working in partnership with a designated group of physician's partners, primary RNs, and medical assistants will play an integral role in providing timely complete physical exams, chronic disease management, preventive healthcare, and urgent care to a designated group of primary care patients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides direct care to patients at the MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center in collaboration with the physician. Performs and records the patient history and physical exam and discusses findings with the Physician. Utilizes advanced nursing knowledge to identify, prevent or solve complex and/or recurring patient care problems. Follows and manages patients (in collaboration with MD) enhancing continuity of care. Performs (oversees/assures completion of) specialized procedures particular to the MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center Adult Primary Care population mutually agreed upon with collaborating physician. Performs medically delegated aspects of patient care as agreed upon by nursing and medical administrators according to practice guidelines. Collaborates with unit staff and physicians to facilitate a comprehensive plan of care and coordinate resources. Writes orders which are in accord with current guidelines. Maintains and practices in accord with practitioner guidelines per state and hospital regulations.

Provides consultation to both nurses and physicians. Serves as a resource to staff in the area(s) of expertise. Serves on appropriate intra and interdepartmental committees. Participates in the development of formal and informal educational programs for the unit-based nursing staff. Develops educational programs within the area of expertise. Collaborates with unit staff, clinical teachers, clinical specialists, staff specialists, and other health care professionals to meet staff and patient educational needs.

Monitors patient outcomes in accordance with defined standards of patient care. Collaborates with nurse managers, clinical nurses, and medical staff to plan, implement and evaluate pertinent change in practice and health care delivery. Identifies system-wide factors contributing to undesirable outcomes, such as complications, length of stay, and over-utilization.

Facilitates patient movement through the system and efficient use of resources through interdepartmental collaboration. Supports research efforts to advance knowledge and to promote research-based practice. Evaluates own practice and program effectiveness. Identifies pertinent nursing and health delivery problems for investigation. Evaluates current research findings for clinical specialty and determines applicability to unit practice.

Responsible for own professional growth and maintenance of required credentials. Maintains the standards and educational requirements specific to the position and licensure. Identifies own learning needs and goals. Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current health care practice/research.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Time Management: Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively and complete tasks; Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures.
  • Leadership: Highly motivated, independent, and capable of performing in a complex environment; Strong sense of initiative and perseverance to carry through to completion of tasks; Demonstrates forthrightness and integrity. Ability to identify issues/projects and initiate plans to address asking for direction when appropriate.
  • Interpersonal/Communication: Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication.
  • Information Systems/Technology Skills: Computer skills (including operating systems, word processing, electronic mail, Internet)
  • Critical Thinking/Decision Making: Ability to appropriately evaluate all aspects of a situation and to independently make appropriate and timely decisions.
  • Discretion and Confidentiality: Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters discreetly and to ensure confidentiality guidelines are maintained by staff.
  • Safety/Compliance: Knowledge in aspects of safety applicable to the position; Knowledge of and compliance with institutional, the Joint Commission, HIPAA, and other regulatory bodies standards.
  • Process Improvement experience helpful

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Community Health Center serving high risk diverse population.

    Qualifications

    LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS (if applicable):

    Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a registered nurse in the expanded role required.

    National certification in advanced practice nursing is required.

    EDUCATION:

    Master's Degree in Nursing required.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Preferred Bilingual: Spanish speaking.

    Minimum of two-plus years of experience in adult/family primary care medicine.

    EEO Statement

    Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare, Chelsea , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Chelsea Adult Medicine, Healthcare , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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