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Cardiac Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

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Springfield, MA

Cardiac Critical Care Advanced Practice Opportunity

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School – Baystate, is seeking an experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our organization. Our cardiac surgery service has a long tradition of clinical excellence and dedication to patient centered, innovative, collaborative service which has been recognized by being consistently ranked among Top 50 best hospital for cardiac care.

Position Highlights –

- Join our cardiac surgical team at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield MA providing care to our preoperative and post-operative patients. The team consists of 7 experienced APPs who work closely with a cardiac surgical intensivist, 5 cardiac surgeons, invasive cardiologists and heart failure attendings to provide outstanding inpatient care.
- Primary responsibilities include pre-op and post-op care of surgical patients in the ICU and step-down units across their entire episode of care. Busy traditional cardiac surgical program providing the full gamut of surgical procedures, robust mechanical circulatory support program with durable implantable ventricular assist devices and temporary circulatory support platforms including ECMO.
- Enjoy a high level of autonomy with 24/7/365 support from intensivists and surgeons. We are dedicated to providing a good balance between work and life. Our team is also able to provide excellent mentorship to those early in their careers.
- We are seeking full time APPs. Schedule is 7 12hour shifts in a 2-week period and is a mix of days, nights, weekend and holidays.

$10,000 bonus available to candidates with 3+ years’ experience in cardiac critical care (prorated to FTE).

YOU BELONG HERE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

Qualifications: BC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, experience in cardiac critical care is preferred. The successful APP will be energetic, highly motivated and ideally have previous experience in critical care of cardiac surgical patients.

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All correspondence can be directed to:
Carmen Sanderson, Provider Recruiter at Baystate Health
Phone 413-794-2346 Email

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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Baystate Health is Massachusetts’ third-largest healthcare system and consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare organizations. As a not-for-profit, mission-driven, integrated health system, Baystate Health serves a population of more than 750,000 people in communities across western Massachusetts.

With roots dating to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing skilled and compassionate health care in the Pioneer Valley for more than 140 years. The organization’s historical foundation and vision for the future has allowed it to become a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system. Recently, Baystate Health was recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes.

This is your opportunity to join an organization focused on the future of medicine — one whose physicians and advanced practitioners partner with their patients to ensure a higher state of care and better outcomes. At Baystate Health you’ll experience a deeper sense of compassion, greater breadth of diversity and a never-ending desire to raise the standard of medical excellence, regionally and nationally.

Quality of Life

Our health system resides in Hamden, Hampshire and Franklin counties which are home to nearly 800,000 people. Approximately 90 minutes from Boston, 25 minutes from Hartford, and 60 minutes from Albany, Springfield is at the heart of both the region and New England. Most popular towns chosen as home by our providers include Longmeadow, Wilbraham, Amherst and Northampton.

Many of our providers live in northern Connecticut and southern Vermont and New Hampshire due to our proximity to their borders. The area offers beautiful New England neighborhoods with classic historic homes, abundant recreational activities (skiing, hiking, fishing), proximity to the stunning Berkshires (Tanglewood is a national treasure), and vibrant cultural events. Globally known as a mecca for education, western MA is home to top-notch public schools, private schools such as Deerfield Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon, and prestigious colleges and universities such as UMass Amherst, Smith College, Amherst College and Mount Holyoke. The area has abundant cultural activities and amenities available, such as the four Springfield Museums (Art, History, Science, and Dr. Seuss), Basketball and Volleyball Halls of Fame, Forest Park and Zoo, and Six Flags New England.

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