Gastroenterology - Advanced Practitioner (NP - PA)

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 158056-1A
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019
Category: Non Physician Provider

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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 Division of Gastroenterology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) is currently seeking an Advanced Pratitioner to join the advanced endoscopy team. The AP will see patients in the outpatient setting for consultations prior to endoscopy procedures and in follow up after procedures. In addition, he/she will assist in the coordination of outside referrals and ensure that any follow up care has been completed as required.  Lahey has just opened a new state-of-the-art endoscopy center with an advanced endoscopy suite.  The advanced endoscopy team performs nearly 2,000 advanced procedures annually.   The Division of Gastroenterology is comprised of 25 physicians and 6 advanced practitioners all committed to providing compassionate, high quality, patient focused care. Providers see approximately 35,000 outpatients per year for a wide variety of GI and liver related problems including inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, biliary tract disorders and diseases of the pancreas, colon cancer, and disorders of the esophagus. The Division offers a collegial and supportive environment in which providers feel their efforts are recognized and valued. All of these factors contribute to an extremely low turnover rate within the Division.

The Division of Gastroenterology was recently recognized as one of the top 50 in the US News and World Report.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) is a 317-bed, state of the art, Tufts- affiliated Academic Medical Center consistently recognized as one of the best hospitals in the country by local and national publications including Boston Magazine and US News and World Reports. LHMC is a member of the newly formed Beth Israel Lahey Health, an integrated healthcare system that includes 4 academic medical centers and 8 member hospitals. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) is conveniently located in Burlington, MA, a scenic suburban community approximately 15 miles northwest of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains, and shores of New England. The area offers excellent schools and academic institutions, as well as abundant cultural and recreational amenities making it a truly desirable location in which to practice and live.