Nurse Practitioner - GI / Home Parenteral Nutrition Program

Boston Children\'s Hospital – Boston, MA

At Boston Childrens Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. Its in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Home Parenteral Nutrition Program and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Functioning with a high level of independence, will provide care for complex, chronically ill patients with intestinal failure requiring either total or partial supplementation of parenteral nutrition or intravenous hydration via central venous catheter in the outpatient setting.
  • Daily collaboration and consultation with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Triaging new referral cases; and communicating with referring physicians and new patient families as needed to facilitate referral.
  • Educating patients and families in the inpatient setting (50%) as they prepare for discharge home. Serves as expert resource to inpatient staff.
  • Assessing and treating new and return patients in the outpatient clinic setting with collaborating physician.
  • Conducting telemedicine visits.
  • Telephone triaging of patient clinical needs.
  • Collaborating with community providers and coordinating of care.
  • Providing patient, family, staff, and community education including development of educational materials.
  • Showing innovation and leadership in developing, recommending, planning, organizing policies and procedures designed to improve the patient and family experience.
  • Working 40 hours, Monday Friday

  • To qualify, you must have:
  • Masters degree in Nursing and current nurse practitioner license.
  • 2 years of pediatric nursing experience in an acute care setting.
  • 2-5 years pediatric nurse practitioner experience. Experience with GI patients preferred. Will consider new NP graduate with significant inpatient pediatric experience.
  • Background in working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long term medications and drug interactions.
  • Strong physical assessment and diagnostic skills as well as experience in patient and family education and coordination of care.

  • Boston Childrens Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

    Boston Childrens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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