NP Palliative Care, Per Diem, Palative Care Cert Required NSPG/NSMC

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 1/21/2017

North Shore Physicians Group(NSPG) Salem, MA

Salem, MA
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Responsible for providing family medicine services, including assessing and managing patients in the outpatient setting following established standards and practices.


* Performs a complete physical exam, obtains complete medical history and records findings.

* Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

* Interprets and integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan.

* Performs minor surgical procedures as is appropriate per skill level.

* Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients.

* Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits including same day visits.

* Administers medications and injections in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines.

* Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources as needed to meet patient and family needs.

* Actively supports patient safety program, adheres to applicable patient safety standards including NQF Safe Practices.

* Prepares written documentation as required in the patients medical record following standard clinical practice, including CPT Coding guidelines and the assigned practices policy.

* Maintains and reviews patient electronic medical record and other pertinent information.

* Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation as necessary.

* Follows North Shore Physicians Group policies and procedures faithfully, attend meetings and continuing educations opportunities as directed.

* Seeks to expand skills and professional knowledge.

Customer Service Responsibilities:

* Treats all patients courteously and with dignity and respect at all times.

* Maintains patient confidentiality


* Demonstrated competency in providing comprehensive health care including evaluation, diagnosis and treatment

* Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements

* Use of Electronic Medical Record

* Knowledge of minor surgical procedures and equipment

* CPR Certification for Healthcare Professionals


* Minimum of 1 year experience as a nurse practitioner in a family medicine, primary care or pediatric setting.


* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master's degree


* Current Massachusetts state license as a registered nurse practitioner