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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s team approach to care offers broad opportunities for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. NPs and PAs work in areas ranging from the primary care setting to the surgical specialty practices.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Job ID 128948 Date posted 07/22/2015
Job Description

Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a 317 bed Magnet designated hospital and ACS Level II trauma center, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Physician Assistant to join our busy Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Under the direction of a cardiothoracic surgeon and within established departmental practice guidelines, the physician assistant is responsible for performing a variety of duties. These duties include, but are not limited to: preoperative patient evaluation and the performance of history and physical examinations, first assisting for cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures, endoscopic saphenectomy, chest tube and line placement, providing postoperative patient care in the intensive care unit, floor and outpatient clinic settings and patient education.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in cardiothoracic surgery and be skilled in the care and management of pre, intra and postoperative cardiothoracic surgical patients. Prior first assistant experience, including strong endoscopic vein harvesting skills, is required.

Applicants must be able to interact positively with medical/nursing staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team as well as with patients and their families. Candidates must possess sufficient emotional intelligence to work collaboratively in a fast paced, high-acuity environment where quality and caring come first. The ability to work on a busy 24/7 365 service , that includes periodic night and weekend in-house call responsibilities is also needed.

A member of Lahey Health, one of Bostons leading healthcare organizations, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a physician-directed, multi-disciplinary group practice of over 500 physicians. We are a major teaching affiliate of Tufts Medical School and are located in Burlington, MA a scenic suburb 17 miles northwest of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains, and shores of New England. Massachusetts offers excellent school and academic institutions, abundant cultural opportunities and outdoor activities for every season.

Join our team and our mission of excellence by applying today!


Please apply to our on line website:
www.lahey.org/careers

Send CV to:
Kathryn Schnabel
Kathryn.A.Schnabel@lahey.org
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About Lahey Health

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a 317 bed, state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital and outpatient clinic, is a physician-directed, multi-disciplinary group practice of over 500 physicians fostering a collegial atmosphere with the support, collaboration and consultation of colleagues and clinical staff. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center maintains 12 ACGME accredited programs and 11 ACGME affiliated residency and fellowship programs for more than 130 new physicians in multiple sub-specialties. As part of our continuing growth, we have expanded Lahey Medical Center Peabody, and offer a referral network through our Division of Community Medicine with 13 outpatient practice sites across eastern Massachusetts.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a major teaching affiliate of Tufts Medical School.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is conveniently located in Burlington, a scenic suburb 17 miles northwest of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains, and shores of New England. Massachusetts offers excellent schools and academic institutions, abundant cultural opportunities and outdoor activities for every season.
How To Apply

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