Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Clinton, MD

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Position Summary:

Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Care at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

MedStar Medical Group (MMG) offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. MMG at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is currently seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to join our Palliative Care Team. Located in Clinton, Maryland, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is a full-service, acute care facility that is leading the way by providing the highest quality of clinical care with advanced technology, innovative medical services and the region’s top physicians. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that’s right for you. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:
  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match
  • A Monday-Friday schedule; no on-call or holiday obligations

Position Summary:
The nurse practitioner (APRN) is a professional nurse with advanced knowledge and assessment skills in a specialty area of pain and palliative medicine. Duties will be performed to assist families with navigating the healthcare system, to foster seamless rather than fragmented care, and to maximize quality of life for the patient and their family. The APRN demonstrates the role functions of advanced clinician, consultant, educator, researcher, and leader/change agent. The APRN responds to individual, professional and societal needs related to the experience of serious or life-threatening illness through the nursing process.

  • Education: Master’s degree from an accredited nursing school required. Graduation from a nurse practitioner program accredited by a national nursing accrediting body required.
  • Experience: Two years’ experience in palliative care, geriatrics and/or pain management preferred.
  • License/Certification/Registration: Current Maryland RN license and certified in Maryland or D.C. as an advanced practice nurse. Required to pursue ongoing education, certification and self-development to remain current with industry standards and business objectives as appropriate.
  • Skills: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

Be a part of a nationally-recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington region. With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise.

Be the nurse practitioner you were meant to be, here at MedStar.

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 10 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Clinton, Maryland

Founded in the 1770s, Clinton has about 35,000 residents and offers both private and public schools, plus a good selection of single-family homes and townhomes. Nearby Louise F. Cosca Regional Park is ideal for hiking, fishing and camping, and has its own nature museum. Miller Farms bakery and farmers’ market are favorite spots for families. A major retail complex offers excellent shopping, and public transportation is very reliable, with Metro buses providing direct links to the Washington, D.C., Metrorail system. MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is located in Clinton.