Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery
Company: UMASS Memorial Medical Center
Posted on: December 5, 2019
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless
of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and
leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care
system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we
can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000
employees, working together as one health care system. And
everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part,
everyday.Requisition #: 195218
Title: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Posting Date: October, 24, 2019
Hours: 40 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center - University CampusPosition
Summary:Conducts comprehensive health assessments, demonstrating a
high level of autonomy and expert skill in the diagnosis and
treatment of complex responses of individual, families, and
communities to actual or potential health problems. Formulates
clinical decisions to manage acute and chronic illnesses and
promote wellness.Integrates education, research and management,
leadership and consultation into clinical role and functions in
collegial relationships with nursing peers, physicians,
professionals and others who influence the health care environment.
Provides health care in accordance with standards of practice as
delineated by state practice guidelines and national board
certification organizations.Major Responsibilities:
- Provides diagnostic and assessment services. Secures a health
history from patient and/or family, records findings, and evaluates
them. Performs a complete in-depth physical examination.
Orders/performs pertinent diagnostic tests based on age and
- Analyzes data collected to determine health status and identify
differential diagnoses based on history, physical exam, and
- Partners with physicians regarding proposed plan of care.
Formulates this plan of care with the patient.
- Manages therapeutic regime as outlined by established protocols
for patients with acute illnesses. (Protocols are guidelines
concerning patient care that are established between the physician
and nurse practitioner. The guidelines outline subjective and
objective findings, treatment plan and follow-up). Reassesses and
modifies plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.
Confers with physician for clinical direction as outlined by
- Documents patient care outcomes to determine effectiveness of
plan of care. Communicates outcomes with physician.
Required:Masters or doctoral degree with current Massachusetts
license registration required.Experience/Skills:
Required:3-5 years of experienceStandards of Respect:We're striving
to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial - for
our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new
caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge,
Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind,
to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business
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