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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company: South Shore Health
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

If you are an existing employee of South Shore Health then please apply through the internal career site.

Requisition Number:


LOC0026 - 101 Columbian Street101 Columbian StreetWeymouth, MA 02190

Department Name:

SSH Medical Oncology Cancer Center


Full time

Budgeted Hours:



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 practice.

Monday - Friday 4, 10hr days

Responsibilities if Required:

Education if Required:

License/Registration/Certification Requirements:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) (Including courses offered through SSH), Certified Nurse Practitioner - Board of Registration in Nursing (Massachusetts)

Keywords: South Shore Health, Weymouth , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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