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Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Medicine Clinic, Employed Merrimack Valley

Company:
Olesky Associates
Location:
North Andover, Massachusetts, 01845, United States
Posted:
December 03, 2018

Description:

Make a difference treating patients with disorders such as insomnia, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea.

The Sleep Center team is made up of experts in pulmonology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) and sleep medicine assisted by clinical staff and client service professionals.

We seek a nurse practitioner to provide direct patient care in all areas of Sleep Medicine in a modern, state of the art facility. The Nurse Practitioner in the Sleep Clinic will evaluate, diagnose, treat, and actively manage adult patients with sleep disorders in an outpatient clinic setting.

The NP will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the full range of sleep disorders, centering on both attended and unattended sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education.

Responsibilities include new consults, return visits, positive airway pressure compliance checks, prescription preparation for positive airway pressure devices and equipment, order/perform appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seek other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness.

Integrate data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks, and ongoing patient management including patient follow-up communication.

Prior experience treating sleep disorders preferred. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) is required upon hire.

The goal of the center is to offer timely access to testing, diagnosing and treating sleep conditions that are adversely affecting patients' daily living.

We offer competitive pay, a robust benefit package, generous paid time off and free parking!