Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Per Diem

Date Posted: 
Thu, 10/15/2015
Hours: 
Per Diem/as needed
Grade and Status: 
Non-Exempt
Job summary: 

LOCATION:    780 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide comprehensive, high quality primary, episodic and/or recuperative care at various clinical sites staffed by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.
  • Work at respite facility, shelter based clinic, or hospital based clinic.
  • Elicit an appropriate history, perform physical examinations, order diagnostic studies, interpret results and initiate therapy in accordance with Program guidelines.
  • Refer patients as appropriate to medical specialists, hospital admission, recuperative care and detox facilities, providing appropriate information for continuity of care.
  • Track patients through follow-up visits and labs.
  • Participate in collaborative relationship with BHCHP physicians according to the Regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Provide on-call coverage with other BHCHP clinicians to ensure 24 hour availability and to provide on-site holiday coverage at the respite facilities.
  • Provide education to patients on health promotion and disease treatment and prevention.
  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary team in caring for patients.
Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Registered or eligible to be registered with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Bilingual preferred - English and Spanish
  • Experience in working with underserved populations, mentally ill, homeless and/or persons with substance abuse problems preferred.
How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this position please forward your resume and cover letter to the BHCHP’s Human Resources department.  Our preferred method of submission is through email to jobs@bhchp.org with a subject of NP/PA – Per Diem.  One may also apply by mail to Human Resources, BHCHP, 780 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, or by fax to (857) 654-1095.

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