Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Company: South Shore Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
If you are an existing employee of South Shore Health then
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LOC0026 - 101 Columbian Street101 Columbian StreetWeymouth, MA
SSH Medical Oncology Cancer Center
Day (United States of America)
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) is an
advanced practice clinician who demonstrates clinical expertise and
leadership skills. The NP/PA uses advanced skills in the
evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with diseases and
adverse health conditions. The NP/PA manages therapeutic regimens
for acute and chronic problems associated with such diseases and
conditions. The NP/PA provides anticipatory guidance, patient and
family education, and psychosocial and emotional support. The NP/PA
has prescriptive authority which includes Schedule II through V
controlled substances in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The NP/PA meets all requirements of the registered nurse's
responsibilities which include assessment, planning, implementation
and evaluation of nursing care for a complex patient population.
Patients have a wide range of ages, acuity, and hematological
and/or oncological diagnoses.
The NP/PA is a member of a multidisciplinary care team that
requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers
and staff at the Institute and other collaborating institutions and
agencies. The role requires critical thinking, an understanding of
research principles and practices, and an expanded scope of
clinical practice and leadership that improves the quality of care
and advances the practice of nursing throughout the work setting
and community. The Mission, Vision and Core Values of the
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of
Monday - Friday 4, 10hr days
Responsibilities if Required:
Education if Required:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart
Association (AHA) (Including courses offered through SSH),
Certified Nurse Practitioner - Board of Registration in Nursing
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