Home Health and Hospice Nurse Practitioner
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our organization.
• Join our community palliative care program providing patient-centered care in a supportive environment to patients and families facing advanced illness and end-of-life challenges.
• Collaborate closely with a vibrant interdisciplinary team consisting of Social Work, Spiritual Care Services, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians and hospice and homecare teams. Comfort with holding family meetings, discussing goals of care with patient and families, and developing plan of care.
• Assess and manage symptoms of patients with advanced illnesses. Recommend treatment as appropriate in a consultative model with the primary care providers and other disciplines involved in the patient’s care. Complete hospice recertification visits and participate in an after hour/weekend phone only on-call rotation.
• This position is full time. Part time and per Diem options also available. Schedule offers flexibility providing great work/life balance. Mileage reimbursement, phone and laptop provided.
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: The ideal candidate will be Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Nurse Practitioner or AGNP/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and have clinical experience in a home care, palliative care or geriatric setting. Candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong computer skills, and have a commitment to patient-centered care.
New graduates considered, minimum of 1 year of nursing experience in a home health, hospice or palliative care required.
To learn more about our health system and living in western Massachusetts, please visit our website at www.choosebaystatehealth.org. Interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
To learn more and express interest, please contact:
Ariana Caradiaz, MBA, CPRP
Sr. Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiter
Are you ready to advance your career with us?
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.
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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