Per diem Nurse Practitioner

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston and Springfield

Job Description

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner role is a hospital- wide position, responsible for promoting expert compassionate nursing care for patients and their families. This role is both a leadership and a clinical practice role encompassing patient health assessment, treatment, evaluation; staff and patient education. Also includes nursing research and community outreach.

Promotes nursing care for patients and families through assessments, physical exams, collaboration and management of patients. Will also work with Patient Care Staff to plan, implement and evaluate changes in practice and health care delivery.

Works closely with the multidisciplinary team, identifying system wide factors contributing to undesirable outcomes.

Participates in active Research protocols of the Burn Research Center; will individually conduct research in collaboration with Burn Associates; assist nursing and medical colleagues in their research efforts.

Assures service readiness for the American Burn Association (ABA) verification as well as other regulatory reviews; prepares required documentation.

Active participation in the Burns Service Outreach Program; participates in community based prevention activities, written communication with referring/primary care physicians. Establishes alliances with pre-hospital providers as well as local and state prevention committees and task forces.


Current MA Nurse Practitioner Licensure; 2 years plus critical care experience as a staff nurse or nurse practitioner, or 2 years outpatient experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Master's Degree in Nursing ( PNP, FNP)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required; Instructor preparation preferred.

We offer medical, dental and vision benefits to per diem employees. We also offer a 403b retirement savings plan with a match!

Please submit your resume IN A WORD DOCUMENT to ddozier@shrinenet.org or fax it to 617-371-4939.

Employment Type

Per Diem