Hospital Medicine - NP/PA (per diem)

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 158094-1A
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2020
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD 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

Hospital Medicine
Nurse Practitioner

Under the general direction of the collaborating hospital medicine attending, this provider will be responsible for admitting complex medical patients to both medical-surgical floors and progressive care floors.

Detailed responsibilities:
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.

Education: 
Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
Documentation of registration for next NCCPA Board administration or successful completion of NCCPA Board and maintenance of appropriate CME.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing.
Maintain currency through Clinical Education Units.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: 
Certification and current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  
DEA number and Mass Department of Public Health Division of Food and Drug Restricted Substances registration number as appropriate. 
Written prescription privilege protocols signed by all attendings with whom the individual will be working.

Shift:
Per Diem 5p-5a (nights)