Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Full Time, Monday-Friday
Towson, MD

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Position Summary:

Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Care at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

MedStar Medical Group (MMG) offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. MedStar Medical Group at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital is currently seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to join our Palliative Care Team. Located in Northeast Baltimore City, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital is a 198-bed, adult care community teaching hospital known as a specialty center for rehabilitation and orthopedics while expanding its range of healthcare services to better serve those in our community.

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 through Friday schedule with cross-coverage weekend telehealth shifts (approximately every 6th weekend)

Position Summary:
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. Demonstrates the role functions of advanced clinician, consultant, educator, researcher, and leader/change agent. Also 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 the Maryland State Board Examiners of Nurses.
  • Experience: Two years of experience in palliative care and/or pain management preferred.
  • License/Certification/Registration: Current Maryland or D.C. RN license and certified in Maryland or D.C. as an advanced practice nurse. Current BLS and ACLS required.
  • 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 Medical Group.

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 15 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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Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, with excellent schools, shopping and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests and charming small towns. MedStar hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.