NP Fellow - Cardiovascular ICU


  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Posted: May 22, 2019

Job Description


The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients. The Fellowship Program Mission is to prepare certified Nurse Practitioners in the specialty of Cardiac Vascular Critical Care to be members of a multidisciplinary team. The CVICU NP Fellow will be involved in an intensive training period that includes multiple rotations, didactic sessions, procedural experience, and mentorship. The NP Fellow will interface with various medical professionals throughout their fellowship.

Essential Responsibilities:
Performs and documents preoperative evaluation (history and physical examinations).
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
Examples and evaluates pre and postoperative patients in the inpatient cardiovascular ICU.
Writes orders for medications, treatments, and diagnostics.
Performs bedside procedures.
Required Qualifications:Master's degree in Nursing required.
License Nurse Practitioner License required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required., and Certificate 2 Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.
0-1 years related work experience required.
Statement of Intent, 3 Letters of Recommendation, and Official Transcripts required.
Graduate from an accredited Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Program (or eligible to graduate) required.
National Board Certification required for NPs prior to start of the fellowship program.
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Preferred Qualifications:RN experience in a critical care unit preferred.
Competencies:Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.
Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.
Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.