Nurse Practitioner, ED Behavioral Health - 30hrs *$3,750 sign-on
Boston Children's Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3275413
The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Providing individualized care to the emergency department's long-stay patient population, which is mostly comprised of patients boarding for definitive psychiatric care. Daily responsibilities will include:
Providing individualized care for patients boarding with behavioral health emergencies
Addressing urgent medical needs
Attending morning rounds with the ED Psychiatry team and the charge nurse to review and coordinate plans
Supporting the nursing staff and the Behavioral Response Team in treating ED patients with acute agitation and unsafe behaviors using both pharmacological and non-pharmacological de-escalation techniques
For non-behavioral health patients, other responsibilities may include:
Providing emergency care to infants, children and young adults in a fast-paced, Level 1 Trauma Center with trauma-related, surgical and medical illnesses of various acuity and complexity.
Collaborating with a supervising physician to conduct patient assessments and physical examinations, and to diagnose and treat health problems.
Reviewing and addressing abnormal test results for discharged ED patients
30 hours per week, shifts are Monday through Sunday and include days/evenings/overnights/weekends/holidays. (Eligible for full time benefits)
To qualify, you must have:
A Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN)
Pediatric acute care experience preferred.
At least one year of RN/NP experience in an acute care setting preferred.
*Sign-on bonus of $3,750.00 (who have not worked at BCH in the past 2 years.)
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.