Physician Assistant - COPD/Pneumonia

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 150656-1A
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2018

Job Description

Responsibilities

COPD/Pneumonia

 

LHMC Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine seeks highly motivated and committed advanced practitioner (AP) for a new position dedicated to our new population health initiative in pulmonary medicine focusing on COPD and pneumonia patients. The AP will be responsible for identifying all patients admitted to the hospital with COPD exacerbations and/or pneumonia, providing in-patient consultation on a daily basis, organizing multifaceted patient management, and operationalizing comprehensive outpatient follow up.  Additional responsibilities will include, ongoing management of the patient care lists for this population, providing patient care recommendations, directing colleagues in proper documentation, and providing post hospital follow up care.

 

Applicants should be highly motivated, confident and patient centric team players who have a strong interest in Pulmonary medicine, with a focus on COPD and pneumonia as their chosen profession. Organized, dedicated advanced practitioners with time management and adaptability skills are highly desirable.