Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation Services Unit

    Job Locations US-MA-Dedham
    Job ID
    2018-2152
    Category
    Research/Medicine
  • Overview

    Outstanding opportunity to join a phenomenal team of providers at NewBridge on the Charles in Dedham. 48 bed, state of the art rehabilitation facility on a gorgeous campus just off of Route 128.  Provide excellent quality of care with a dedicated, skilled multidisciplinary team. 

    Responsibilities

    • Performs initial and periodic assessments of patients and appropriately identifies and documents problems issues in the medical record.
    • Evaluates episodic illnesses and issues appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic orders.
    • Collaborates with physicians and other multi-disciplinary team members to manage episodic and chronic medical needs of the patients.
    • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic interventions as indicated.
    • Implements plan of care in a safe and effective manner.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of previously implemented treatment.
    • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings as indicated.
    • Documents patient visits within a timely manner (typically within same day) using the appropriate medical record system
    • Using electronic charge capture system, or other established process, submits charges for each patient visit within 72 hours of completing the visit
    • Identifies utilization and service delivery problems and participates in their resolution.
    • Participates in quality assessment activities including but not limited to record reviews, outcome measurement and review and revision of policies and procedures.
    • Provides education and training to residents, caregivers and staff in relevant topics.
    • Serves on appropriate committees; participates in staff meetings.
    • Enhances professional growth and self- development through participation in research activities, other professional activities, educational programs, current literature, in-service programs and workshops.
    • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

     Masters Degree required. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

    Licensed as nurse practitioner by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

     National Certification as Geriatric, Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner preferred.
     Experience:
    ·         Four years of Nurse Practitioner experience preferred.
    ·         Two years as nurse or nurse practitioner in geriatric facility preferred.

     

     

     

     

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