Baystate Health is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner to join our FNP Residency Program, designed to support the transition of new graduate nurse practitioners to primary care providers at High Street Adult Health Center in Springfield, MA.
Key components of the position:
•ENHANCED READINESS FOR INDEPENDENT PRACTICE. 1 year of structured, full time, salaried/benefitted training. Mentored clinical sessions. Specialty rotations, with a focus in Women’s Health and Pediatrics. Didactic sessions in conjunction with other new graduate APs throughout Baystate. Quality Improvement training/project. Immersion in ACO-model care delivery in high performing, team-based health center
•A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. Exciting opportunity to be part of the infrastructure and development and of a new program. FNP residents will be encouraged to give feedback and participate in their own career advancement. Peer to peer – supported clinical practice.
•AN OPPORTUNITY TO WORK IN A NCQA LEVEL III PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME that is nationally recognized for its work in Academic Innovation, Patient Access, Highly Reliable Systems and Top Tier Quality.
•WORK LIFE BALANCE. Adequate and manageable panel size within a team based care delivery model. Monday through Friday, no call.
Baystate Health is increasingly focusing on the role of the AP provider. Two years ago we hired our first AP Director and now have 13 AP supervisors working to support APs throughout the system. With increased focus on AP practice overall, Baystate Health is an organization committed to full incorporation of APs. The FNP residency at High Street Adult joins an inpatient NP and ER PA residency.
Our advanced practice providers will tell you the reasons they chose Baystate Health are its unique work environment and culture. Here you are part of a collaborative team that values your expertise and wants you to contribute your ideas. At Baystate Health, our mission is to ensure that our entire community has convenient access to affordable and effective primary care. Baystate Health has the resources and support to start or advance your career. Are you ready to advance your career with us?
Candidates must have graduated from an accredited MSN or DNP program in the past 24 months, be certified of board eligible as Family Nurse Practitioner, and have a stated commitment to pursuing a career in community health. Spanish bilingual preferred.
Baystate Springfield Region
Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed independent academic medical center. BMC is our community's major referral hospital, providing the highest level of care for conditions such as cancer, acute and chronic cardiovascular illness, nervous system illness, digestive illness, and other diseases that affect the major organ systems of the body. BMC is home to the state’s second-busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level 1 trauma center. Baystate Medical Center has 20+ residency and fellowship programs, as well as educational programs for medical students, nurses and advanced practitioners. Departmental research includes participation in a number of national clinical trials that bring our patients options that might not otherwise be available in our community.
Quality of Life
Baystate Children’s Hospital is in the heart of Springfield, with inpatient services at our main hospital and outpatient clinics in the Springfield community. Iconic venues like the Quadrangle museum cluster, Basketball Hall of Fame and Mass Mutual Center give way to picturesque Forest Park and Zoo, Six Flags New England, historic towns, and great dining, shopping and entertainment. The area boasts many beautiful homes in good neighborhoods, a great selection of public and private schools, as well as prestigious colleges and universities. Living costs in Springfield are 14% lower than the Massachusetts average. Other popular towns that our providers choose to live in are Longmeadow, Amherst and Northampton, MA as well as the Connecticut towns of Enfield, Suffield and Granby.
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