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Primary Care Advanced Practitioner Full Time Northern Edge Adult Medicine

Baystate Health
Springfield

Job Description

The Advanced Practitioner provides comprehensive care to patients requiring both acute and chronic medical management. Collects and assesses patient data through history gathering interviews and focused physical examinations to formulate appropriate patient centered plan of care. Implements a plan of care utilizing appropriate diagnostic studies and treatments, conducts follow-up examinations to monitor and evaluate the plan of care. Provides patient/family education and/or counseling and evaluates the outcomes of care using the clinical skills and judgments inherent in nurse practitioner education and practice. Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate. Acts as a consultant to colleagues and health care team members in the area(s) of clinical expertise; serves as a resource for the staff and other health care providers. Demonstrates ability to function independently in the outpatient setting. Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and actively seeks opportunities to broaden clinical expertise. Participates as a member of the health care team to develop policies, clinical protocols and evaluation tools. Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any applicable laws and regulations.
Valid Massachusetts Physician Assistant licensure or Nurse Practitioner licensurewith certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner, thorough familiarity with ambulatory medical care. This position includes longitudinal care and urgent care of typical internal medical practice with acute and chronic care of outpatients.

How to Apply

Please submit your application via the internet. If you wish to apply in person you can come to the following locations and submit an on-line application:

Baystate Health
280 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street
Ware, MA

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street
Greenfield, MA

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. Baystate Health recruits, hires, promotes and transfers qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. Baystate Health, in all its employment actions, also takes affirmative action to achieve prompt and full utilization at all levels and in all segments of the work force of minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, and disabled individuals.

Employment Type

Full-Time

Schedule

Regular

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