Critical Care Nurse Practitioner - ICU NP
at Kirby Clinical Inc.

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

Job Description

Job Description

Acute Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care, Nights

Critical Care Physician Assistant, Nights

Join our experienced ICU group as we invite an Acute Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team in Southern New Hampshire! Employed directly by the hospital, you will be working closely with our cardiac surgeons, intensivists, and hospitalists in this night shift position. Due to the high volume of heart cases we do, cardiac experience is a plus and invasive procedural experience is a must.


• $115,000 - $165,000 (Equivalent to $181,000 - $265,000 in Boston)

• Relocation assistance available

• Employer matched retirement + auto contribution from hospital

• Full benefits + PTO


• 3 12's nights

• 7pm – 7 am

• Full time


• 200 Bed, non-profit hospital

• 20 bed ICU

• Southern New Hampshire

• Less than an hour from Boston

• No income tax!

• No sales tax!

General Duties Include:

• History, diagnostic tests, comprehensive physical examinations, and behavioral and developmental assessments

• Performs daily assessments of all patients when a consult has been requested

• Daily SICU/CCU rounds with members of the health care team to gather and exchange patient information

• Clinical assessments and continuous patient management if needed for patients with complex health care needs

• Writes orders, including diagnostic tests and medication orders (non-narcotic and narcotic) to accomplish acute and long term plan of care

• Routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to established protocols and current standards for acute care nurse practitioner practice

• Performs treatments and administers pharmacological therapies, IV fluids, and blood products as needed in acute care situations

• Manages oxygen and ventilator therapy based on interpretation of clinical, x-ray, and blood gas data in conjunction with the pulmonologists and anesthesiologist

• Evaluates patient physiological and behavioral responses to interventions for revision of management plan and documents changes in the medical progress notes

• Attends cardiopulmonary arrest situations, and responds to the needs of compromised patients providing resuscitations as needed

Job Requirements


• Licensed as an Acute Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

• A minimum of 2 to 3 years of related ICU experience with proficiency in invasive procedures (A lines, central lines, PICC lines, etc.)

• Experience with intubation, chest tubes, and thoracentesis is a plus

• Experience in cardiac care is preferred

Job Snapshot

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Since 2006, Kirby Clinical has specialized exclusively in full time, permanent placement of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other tangential clinical positions. We fill 92% of our clients' roles in less than 30 days and do so with a candidate retention rate of 86% beyond 5 years of employment. After 3 years with our clients, our candidates report an average job satisfaction rate of 97%!

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