Advanced Practice Provider - Neurology Clinic
Steward Health Care, St Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston, MA
This position will support patients with epilepsy to regain control over their lives. The APP will perform histories and physical examinations, assess clinical and nonclinical needs, and provide treatments and referrals with a focus on maximizing seizure control and quality of life. The APP will work in partnership with an attending physician and clinical sites will include sessions in Boston and in other suburban locations, creating the perfect environment for professional development and for excellent work-life balance. Subspecialty gender-based care will also be provided for patients who wish to biologically bear children; the APP will participate in preconceptual counselling, sessions for parenting safety, and in developing customized labor and delivery plans as well as providing postpartum support and antiseizure medication adjustment. The APP will have the opportunity to receive training in self-management programs and in programming epilepsy-specific devices. A faculty appointment, academic support for research projects, and mentoring will also be provided, as will time and reimbursement for Continuing Education.
Steward Health Care, the largest for-profit private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 39 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.
Steward's unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.