Prima CARE’s Center for Vascular Diseases, based in Fall River, has an immediate opening for a Vascular Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
The Vascular Center includes an office-based practice, an in-office endovascular suite and Vein Center, an accredited vascular lab, and hospital coverage. The successful candidate would be involved in several of these activities, depending on training and experience. Our physicians are Fellowship-trained and Board-certified in Vascular Surgery. Surgery and consults are performed at St. Anne’s and Charlton Memorial Hospitals in Fall River, but we also cover satellite offices and hospitals in surrounding communities, including nearby Rhode Island.
The successful candidate will see patients in the office and in the hospitals. He/she will evaluate new office referrals and hospital consults, order appropriate diagnostic studies, prepare patients and their families for angiography and surgical procedures, and care for post-operative patients. He/she will also see follow-up patients, both scheduled and unscheduled.
Interest and experience in the following areas is desirable:
The NP or PA will be an employee of PrimaCARE and must be licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in Rhode Island, hold a valid Drug Enforcement Agency certificate, a Massachusetts controlled substances registration, BLS, and ACLS. Compassion, maturity, problem-solving abilities, and excellent communication skills are essential. At least 1-2 years of experience with vascular disease is desirable.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience, training, and skill set. Benefits include health insurance, malpractice coverage, a 401K retirement plan, a CME allowance, and vacation. Fall River is in a lovely part of New England, surrounded by city, waterfront, suburban, or farmland communities. Twenty minutes from Providence, 45 minutes from Boston, and 30 minutes from Cape Cod and Newport, this is an attractive location with a multitude of choices for home and recreation.
Martin Fogle, MD, MS, FACS
Chief Medical Officer
Fall River, MA 508-676-3292