Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 154324-1A
Date Posted: May 21, 2019
Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Under the general direction of the collaborating hospital medicine attending, responsible for admitting complex medical patients to both medical-surgical floors and progressive care floors. Detailed responsibilities include: assessing acute and chronic patient illnesses; obtaining complete medical history and performing a physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating and implementing a diagnosis and treatment plan; seeking consultation or referral as necessary; prescribing and/or dispensing medication; counseling patients and families. Must be comfortable working independently. Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related field.