Nurse Practitioner Fellow- 1 year fellowship

Location US-MA-Boston
Job Posted Date 2 months ago(12/28/2017 11:40 AM)
Job ID
full time


The Brigham & Women’s/Dana Farber Adult Palliative Care Program offers a one year full time fellowship to prepare a qualified nurse practitioner to assume clinical, leadership and education roles in adult palliative care. This fellowship provides opportunities to gain knowledge and clinical experience in advanced practice palliative nursing that includes management of pain and other symptoms, provision of psycho-social support for patients and families, facilitation of advance care planning, and interdisciplinary collaboration. 


Additional information about Harvard Interprofessional Fellowship and full application requirements please refer to:


Open application period from January 1, 2018 to March 1, 2018.


Mentoring by expert advanced palliative nurses will enhance the fellow’s integration with the Harvard Palliative Medicine fellowship curriculum.

This fellowship is designed to conform to the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association’s Standards of Clinical Practicum in Palliative Nursing for Practicing Professional Nurses, Scope and Practice of Palliative Nursing and Competencies of Advanced Practice Nurses in Palliative Care, and to prepare the fellow for certification as an advanced practice palliative nurse. 


Job Qualifications 

  • Masters of Nursing from an accredited program
  • Licensed or eligible for license as an advanced practice registered nurse in MA prior to the start of the fellowship on 7/1/18 with the authority to prescribe controlled substances to adults. 
  • Prior experience (at least 1 year) as Nurse Practitioner preferred.
  • Oncology, palliative care, or hospice nursing experience preferred.
  • Certification in one the following populations:  Adult/Geriatric Primary Care, Adult Acute Care, or Family


  • Participate in all requirements including didactics curriculum of the Harvard Inter-professional Fellowship in Palliative Care
  • Follow a patient caseload on the Brigham and Women's Hospital Palliative Care consult service under supervision of preceptor
  • Complete assigned rotations and electives
  • Comply with all job requirements of DFCI Nurse Practitioner




Monday – Friday; 8-5 PM.

Temporary position from: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Dana Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.










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