Nurse Practitioner

Tufts Medical Center

Job Description

Boston, MA

Department::Pediatrics: Gastroenterology

Schedule:Full-Time Regular
Shift:Day shift
Job Details:
Master's degree is required
Licensure Required
Experience is required
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the Pediatric GI Clinic within the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. This clinic provides tertiary care to children and young adults with gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis Celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, failure to thrive, liver disease and feeding and swallowing disorders. The candidate should also be familiar with managing and replacing enteral feeding tubes. The position will have opportunities to participate in education of patients/families, students and medical professionals. The position will require collaboration with Pediatric Gastroenterologists and pediatric GI RN's, as well as members of other specialty services. Candidates must be open to practice changes based on the needs of the patient and ongoing quality review within the clinic program. Provision of care includes but is not limited to: comprehensive physical assessment; ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests; management of chronic and acute medical conditions, counseling for health promotion and disease prevention; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments. Basic Qualifications and License: Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program. with a minimum 3 to 5 years of pediatric experience, Current Massachusetts license and certification by a national certifying organization to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. Must be eligible for Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration and Federal DEA Certificate. TN

Job ID: 123769

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