Job Description

Category:
Allied Health/ Other Nursing

Facility:
SMG - Boston/Brighton Area

Department:
Steward Medical Group: Boston/Brighton Area

Req Number:
52741

Job Details:

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patients live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

Description:
Steward Medical Group is currently seeking an experienced full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our expanding neurology department at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, in Brighton, MA as the coordinator for the Stroke Program. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will collaborate with hospital clinical and administrative leadership and professional organizations to facilitate the development of the Stroke Service at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (SEMC), participates in meetings as appropriate to assure effective communication, and provides expertise in the areas of stroke specialization. This position will develop and promote a standard of care consistent with decreasing inpatient resource utilization, and contribute to service excellence at the hospital and outpatient level in accordance with the goals established in the guidelines of JCAHO and SEMC policies and procedures.

Qualifications:
* Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant degree required
* Two to five years of NP/PA experience in Neurology preferred
* Current Massachusetts Board of Registration Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant License
* Current certification through either American Academy of Nurse Practitioners if applicable
* Current Federal DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance registrations



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