Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Full Time Home Health & Hospice Advanced Practitioner
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, is seeking an Advanced Practitioner to join our Baystate Home and Hospice team in western Massachusetts.
Join our community palliative care program providing patient-centered care in a supportive environment to patients and families facing advanced illness and end-of-life challenges.
Collaborate closely with a vibrant interdisciplinary team consisting of Social Work, Nursing, Spiritual Care Services, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians and hospice and homecare teams. Comfort with holding family meetings, discussing goals of care with patient and families, and developing plan of care.
Assess and manage symptoms of patients with advanced illnesses. Recommend treatment as appropriate in a consultative model with the primary care providers and other disciplines involved in the patient’s care. Complete hospice recertification visits and participate in an after hour/weekend phone only on-call rotation.
This position is full time. Part time and per Diem options also available. Schedule offers flexibility providing great work/life balance. Mileage reimbursement, phone and laptop provided.
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be Board Certified or Board Eligible Family Nurse Practitioner or AGNP/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and have clinical experience in a home care, palliative care or geriatric setting. Candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong computer skills, and have a commitment to patient-centered care.
New graduates considered, minimum of 1 year of nursing experience in a home health, hospice or palliative care required.
Baystate Home Health and Hospice (BHH) is a comprehensive home health care agency providing high quality care to patients and families throughout western Massachusetts. As an affiliate of Baystate Health, a nationally recognized health care system, you’ll enjoy unique resources which set BHH apart from other home care agencies in the region. We offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians and advanced practice providers to start and advance their career.
The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
For more information please visit us online at: ChooseBaystateHealth.org or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers.
All correspondence can be directed to:
Jean Jaoude, MD, MHA, CMD
Chief Medical Officer, Baystate Home health, Hospice & Community Palliative care
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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About Baystate Health
Baystate Health is a nationally ranked, award-winning, multi-institutional healthcare system located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley of Western Massachusetts. Baystate Health was recently recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 15 Health System for outstanding clinical performance and quality outcomes and Baystate Medical Center was recently recognized as the #5 overall “Major Teaching Hospital” in Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for their overall organizational performance in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. Baystate Medical Center is a Leapfrog, Top Hospital and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Our hospitals and practices are just steps from the ivy-covered buildings of prestigious colleges and universities, and we enjoy easy access to Boston, New York City, the snow covered slopes of Vermont, and the beaches of the Cape and Islands. Finding your niche is easy — it starts with Baystate Health.