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Lead Advanced Practice Provider, Neurosurgery

Lebanon, NH


Hiring Company

Dartmouth Health

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

The Section of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant to provide inpatient care to Neurosurgery patients.

*This position will be a Lead role for the eleven-member Neurosurgery APP team that manages both inpatient and outpatient care for adults and children. This position requires significant applicable experience.  Compensation will reflect the Lead title.

Additional duties for this leadership position will include:

  • Schedule coordination and coverage for both days and nights
  • Collaboration with the section chief/program director for the management of professional and patient care issues with individual APPs
  • Close work with the Neurosurgery residency program director, section chief, and attending physicians
  • Participation in recruitment of new APPs
  • Development of educational opportunities for midlevel providers

The Advanced Practice Provider will be dedicated to inpatient care and will provide health care including the assessment of physical and psychosocial status, health history, physical examination and diagnostic tests, interpretation of data, implementation of therapeutic plans, and follow-through as needed.  The APRN/PA will also provide health education and counseling to patients and/or family members and assist with the integration of care by other providers and make appropriate referrals.

This is a full-time, salaried position. The schedule for this position includes rotating, day and night in-house coverage for the Neurosurgery Service.  This is not a surgical position, although some opportunities for bedside procedures exist.

Dartmouth Health offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to: paid vacation, holiday and sick days, competitive CME allowance and dedicated CME time, medical/dental/vision coverage, and an employer-funded retirement plan.  Relocation bonuses as well as educational loan assistance is available to eligible candidates.

The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry, and business and has been consistently ranked as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast, and ski country within driving distance, New Hampshire is the ideal place to work and play.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of three years advanced practice experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and aptitude.
  • Previous Neurosurgery/Neuro-Critical Care experience required.


Requirements for Advanced Practice Nurses:
Nurse Practitioner with a Masters of Nursing from an accredited program with current NH license, or eligible for licensure in NH as a Family or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Demonstrated experience in neurosurgery or neuro-critical care.

Requirements for Physician Assistants:
Current (or eligible) certification to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of New Hampshire. Academic preparation at the Master's level preferred. Demonstrated experience in neurosurgery or neuro-critical care.

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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