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NP/PA - CT Surgery - 3rd Shift

Job ID 144844 Date posted 04/22/2018

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 Boston?s 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!


NGT - Three 13 hour shifts, including weekends and holidays.

About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best.

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