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Overview

Marshall Health Internal Medicine nurse practitioner fellowship is a one year post graduate training program. Fellows are required to complete general internal medicine and cardiology rotations. Other rotations may include but are not limited to endocrine, hematology/oncology, nephrology and pulmonary. Two fellows will be chosen each year. The academic year begins on July 1st of each year and concludes on June 30th. Fellows schedules will follow a normal business work week with work days being 8-12 hours. Work will include clinical rotations, continuity care clinic, on-site training, lectures, reading, and research or quality improvement project. Fellowship will observe Marshall Health holidays.

Marshall Health Internal medicine Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Goals:

  • Transformation of a novice or transitioning nurse practitioner to a professional health care practitioner whom functions at the highest level of professional practice
  • Utilizing Evidence Based Medicine the NP will be able to diagnose, treat, manage, and educate patient and family about disease state managing their own caseload of internal medicine patients or internal medicine specialty clinic patients with high quality cost-effective care
  • Development of communication and leadership skills to effectively communicate with an interdisciplinary team, patients, patients family and professionally at healthcare conferences
  • Develop skills to approach patients in a holistic manner, understanding disease process, patients emotions, physical and cultural needs
  • Immerse the Nurse Practitioner in pharmacology, diagnostics, procedures, and use of an interdisciplinary team for management of patients
  • To retain nurse practitioners trained in internal medicine or internal medicine specialty areas that are committed to excellence in medical education and excellence in patient care

The Marshall Health Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioner  Fellowship is in the process of accreditation through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Continuing medical education (CME) will be provided by the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and nursing continuing education unit (CEU) hours will be provided by Cabell Huntington Hospital for medical conferences sponsored by Marshall Health Internal Medicine.

 

Marshall Health Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioner Fellowship program is located within the Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center in Huntington West Virginia. The facility is 80,000 square feet and houses medical student teaching classrooms, clinical education facilities, patient care clinics, diagnostic imaging suite and pharmacy. The facility is located directly across from Cabell Huntington Hospital which is a 303 bed teaching hospital for Marshall University Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing. Cabell Huntington Hospital houses the Harless Auditorium which is a state of the art auditorium and is the site for Grand rounds, lectures and conferences.

Benefits

All Nurse Practitioner Fellows will be eligible for Marshall Health benefits including 3 weeks vacation, 12 sick days, 11 holidays annually, health, dental, vision life insurance and Retirement. Educational funding for national conference and poster presentations based on approval from program director.

Stipend

A stipend is given biweekly for 12 months and is highly competitive based on national nurse practitioner fellowship program trends.

Living Expenses

Each fellows will be responsible for their own living and travel expenses both during the interview process and during the fellowship program. 

For more information on Benefits please visit https://www.marshallhealth.org/about/employment-info/