Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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The cardiovascular nurse practitioner (NP) is a member of a dynamic advanced practice provider (APP) group providing comprehensive care to a cardiology focused patient population. The NP is an expert practitioner and key member of the multidisciplinary team who has responsibility for the delivery of care to a panel of complex cardiovascular patients across the continuum including; planning, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of outcomes. This position is required to work closely and collaborate with all members of the cardiovascular care team and primary care providers to deliver the best possible longitudinal care to cardiovascular patients.


A. Patient Care Organization

  • Provides direct care, counseling, and teaching to a select patient population.
  • Performs physical examinations and provides preventive health measures appropriate to patient needs.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate lab and diagnostic tests to assess patients' clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Arranges for appropriate plan of care and follow-up based on outcome of diagnostic, lab, and physical assessment findings.
  • Performs laboratory tests appropriate for specific patient population.
  • Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Records pertinent patient care findings in the medical record.
  • Sets priorities for appropriate and efficient management of patient care that reflects cost effective management of time, available human resources, supplies and equipment
  • Maintains interdisciplinary approach to planning and communicating patient care information by discussing patient data with appropriate physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Incorporates the concepts of health maintenance, prevention, and promotion into daily practice through patient education and counseling.
  • Demonstrates awareness of community resources and assists staff, patients, and families to effectively utilize them.

  • B. Quality of Care
  • Assists in the development, implementation and revision of nurse practitioner guidelines and monitoring requirements for prescription writing in collaboration with their designated physician and Nursing Director or Executive Nursing Director .
  • Evaluates outcomes of own patients' care and makes necessary revisions in care plans.
  • Seeks and provides consultative services as required.
  • Participates in departmental and organization quality improvement program.
  • Utilizes quality improvement data and research findings to enhance patient care.

  • C. Coordination
  • Demonstrates appropriate collaborative and consultative relationships with other providers within the institution and community.
  • Serves on Nursing and Hospital Committees and assumes responsibility for disseminating and communicating information to staff.

  • D. Budget
  • Participates in setting productivity metrics and in cost effective management of personnel, time, supplies, and equipment in his/her area.
  • Collaborates with the Nursing Director/Practice Manager/Executive Nursing Director in the recommendation of appropriate staffing patterns for their clinical areas.

  • E. Personnel Management
  • Participates in selection process of new employees in group or team practice as requested.
  • Provides input into evaluation of other staff as appropriate.

  • F. Education
  • Acts as preceptor for nursing students and staff as requested.
  • Participates in orientation of new staff.
  • Participates in Departmental and organization continuing education programs.
  • Identifies own learning needs and updates clinical knowledge and skills through formal and informal education and review of current literature.
  • Educates lay and/or professional groups through lectures, papers, publications, and educational materials.

  • G. Planning
  • Develops annual objectives and reviews with Nursing Director or Executive Nursing Director and collaborating M.D. at time of performance review and at appropriate intervals.
  • Completes annual credentialing process through the Nursing Department credentialing program.
  • Assists in determining, evaluating, and/or implementing clinical area goals and objectives.
  • Maintains interdisciplinary approach for planning and communicating information for patient care and operation of practice.
  • Maintains current knowledge of legislation that may affect the health care delivery system.

  • H. Research
  • Participates in nursing research at a level consistent with educational background and experience.
  • Maintains understanding of current research of others in related clinical areas through review of relevant publications.
  • Participates in grant writing as appropriate.

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

    • Masters' (or) DNP (or) PhD Degree in Nursing required. Completion of a Master's or post Masters' degree in adult or family NP program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
    • Current Adult/Geriatric or Family Nurse Practitioner Certification by an accredited APRN certifying body required.
    • Valid prescriptive authority from both MA DPH and Federal DEA required.
    • Current APRN License to practice in Massachusetts Required.
    • Minimum 2 years recent clinical nurse practitioner experience in an ambulatory setting required.
    • Minimum 5 years recent clinical nursing experience caring for a cardiology focused patient population required.
    • Cardiology focused experience as a nurse practitioner strongly preferred.
    • Clinical experience in a highly matrixed academic medical center strongly preferred.

    EEO Statement
    Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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