Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 177669-1A
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2022
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
The Neurology Team at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking to hire an advanced practice provider (nurse practitioner or physician assistant) to join our rapidly expanding movement and cognitive neurology service.
Currently, the Lahey Movement program consists of 3 physicians, with 2 APPs and the Cognitive, Memory and Behavioral neurology program consists of 3 MDs, 2 APPs and 2 PhDs. We strive to ensure rapid access to a multidisciplinary team for our patients and to consistently provide superb care to even the most complex neurology patients in a collegial, collaborative and respectful environment. We work closely with Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery, Neuropsychology and Psychiatry to ensure that patients receive state of the art testing and treatments. We have one of the busiest Deep Brain Stimulation Program in the Boston area. We are a Center of Excellence for PSP. We are also involved in multiple research trials in movement and cognitive patients.
Advanced Practitioners hired for this position will function as independent practitioners under the guidance of a physician. The APP will be responsible for the follow up of movement and cognitive patients in the outpatient clinic. Additionally, the APP will be trained in programming of deep brain stimulators. With experience there will be a role for the APPs to see new patients in movement and cognitive subspecialties.
There is additional opportunity to train in outpatient procedures such as lumbar puncture, Botox administration and nerve blocks.
The successful candidate will receive formal training in the outpatient clinic; be dedicated to the delivery of outstanding care to patients and their families; have excellent interpersonal skills; have the ability to function semi-autonomously in the care of challenging patients; and have enthusiasm for the teaching, learning, and quality improvement necessary for the successful building of the movement and cognitive programs. Research and teaching opportunities are available if desired.
Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.