Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 178475-1A
Date Posted: Aug 29, 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
Physician Assistant needed to join a team of Transplant Surgeons, Hepatologists, Nephrologists, a Physician Assistant and House Staff to provide and coordinate multidisciplinary care for a specialized patient population. The Physician Assistant will co-manage liver transplant, kidney transplant, hepatobiliary, live donor and dialysis patients in a teaching facility.
Under the direction of an attending physician (surgical or medical), the Physician Assistant is responsible for providing various preoperative, postoperative and medical/surgical care in the intensive care unit and floor, including: formulation and implementation of a diagnosis and treatment plan, ordering and interpretation of laboratory tests, imaging studies, renal consults in the transplant population, bedside procedures (line placement, feeding tubes, drain management), prescribing and/or dispensing medications, coordination of dialysis, discharge planning, educational counseling for patients and families. The ability to support a blended medical / surgical population is required. First assist in the perioperative setting is desirable.
Candidates must possess sufficient flexibility, motivation and emotional intelligence to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, high-acuity environment where quality and caring come first. The ability to interact positively with various members of the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families is paramount to the success of this role.
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
Must possess and maintain, or be eligible for, Mass DPH Controlled Substance registration and DEA registration.
Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Medical or Surgical Transplant, Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related fields.
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.