Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Hospital Medicine (HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital)
Company: UMass Memorial Medical Group
Posted on: October 13, 2019
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everyday.Requisition #: 193056
Title: Advanced Practice Provider
Department: Hospitalist Service, HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital,
Leominster and Clinton Campuses
Posting Date: May 1, 2019
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group - 201 Highland St, Clinton,
MASummary: The Advanced Practice Provider will staff the Med-Tele
Unit from 7 PM to 7 AM at the Clinton campus, and will also respond
to calls from nurses at the Leominster campus as discussed below.
S/he will practice under the general supervision of a Hospitalist,
who will be available by telephone at the Leominster campus.
Qualifications: Candidate must be the graduate of an approved Acute
Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) program and must have passed the
ACNP Board certification exam or be a graduate from an accredited
Physician Assistant program with current NCCPA certification. S/he
must also possess a current Massachusetts license, current
Massachusetts Controlled Substances registration (or eligible),
current Federal DEA Controlled Substance registration (or
eligible), and current ACLS certification. Minimum of 1 year of NP
or PA experience required. Experience in Hospital Medicine would be
Responsibilities: The APP will be responsible for responding to
requests from the Emergency Room physicians to consider admitting
patients to the Clinton Med-Tele unit.
S/he will evaluate any patients who are admitted with a complete
history and physical, review pertinent labs and imaging studies,
order any additional evaluations that are deemed necessary, and
initiate appropriate therapeutic interventions.
The APP will also evaluate and treat previously admitted patients
on the Med-Tele unit and the Geri-Psych unit as requested by the
nursing staff or the day Hospitalist, for any developing problems
S/he will respond to floor nurses' requests for assistance with
Leominster campus inpatients who have developing problems which, in
the opinion of those nurses, can be handled without a face-to-face
visit by a provider.
The Night Hospitalist at the Leominster Campus will be responsible
for telephone consultation as needed, for any questions regarding
patients at the Clinton campus. The Hospitalist will also address
any issues on inpatients at the Leominster campus that the NP/PA
feels require assessment and treatment by the Hospitalist.
The APP will participate in department driven practices including
on call scheduling, alternating weekends, etc.
Standards 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
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