Job Posting Description
The Neurocritical Care Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Caring for patients in the Neurocritical Service. The Neurocritical Service is a consultative service supporting critically ill pediatric patients from infants to young adults who are admitted to the intensive care units at Boston Children’s hospital with neurological or neurosurgical conditions or who are at risk of developing neurological complications
The Nurse Practitioner will perform patient assessments, medical histories, physical exams, and plan and implement plans of care in collaboration with supervising Neurocritical Care Consult Attendings for patients in the Medical, Surgical, Neonatal and Cardiac ICUs at Boston Children's Hospital who are followed by the Neurocritical Care Service
In collaboration with MDs on the Neurocritical Care Service, the Nurse Practitioner will enhance continuity of care, facilitate and coordinate a comprehensive plan of care, have ample opportunities to participate and support ongoing research studies in the ICUs, and offer their expertise in nursing as a consultant to nursing and collaborating medical teams in the ICUs.
Working 24 hours per week, every third weekend rotation
To qualify, you must have:
Masters of Science Nursing
A current and valid Massachusetts state NP license
A minimum of 3 years critical care experience as a RN or NP required
New graduate NPs will be considered with strong critical care and or neuroscience nursing experience
1-3 years NP experience strongly preferred
Previous neuroscience and pediatric clinical experience strongly preferred
Excellent critical thinking and communication skills are required.
**Sign-on bonus of $3,000.00 for part-time NP hires (who have not worked at BCH in the past 2 years.)
For hires made after 11/3/21.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.