One-year, full-time adult nurse practitioner fellowship as part of an interdisciplinary training opportunity in palliative care.  The fellow will train with physicians and nurse practitioners in the Harvard Palliative Care Fellowship during the academic year that begins July 1st.   The NP fellow will be fully integrated into one of the nation’s oldest academic palliative care service, which includes an interdisciplinary inpatient consult team, outpatient clinic, home-based program and nine board-certified palliative care nurse practitioners. The fellowship offers an extensive medical, psychosocial, and communication curriculum taught by experienced and committed clinician-educators who are recognized nationally as experts in the field.  Additional training in hospice will be provided off-site.  This NP fellowship has been designed to align with the Standards for Clinical Practicum in Palliative Nursing for Practicing Professional Nurses (HPNA, 2006) and the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, 2007).  The position is salaried with full-time benefits.  For more information about the fellowship, please visit our website:

The ideal candidate has experience as an advanced practice nurse, aspiration to a career in palliative care nursing, or plans to integrate palliative care principles into existing practice with the adult patient.  Applicants must have a Masters or Doctorate of Nursing Practice and be licensed in Massachusetts before beginning the fellowship. 

To apply, please submit a letter of intent, resume, graduate school transcript, and three letters of reference to, for the position entitled Nurse Practitioner Fellow (Job ID #: 3009389).  Selected applicants will be required to participate in a face-to-face interview.  Applications will be accepted from January 1, 2016 until March 1, 2016. 

Please contact the MGH Adult NP Fellowship Director, Simone Rinaldi MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, at  with any questions.

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