Hospital Medicine - AP Cross Coverage (overnight) Burlington

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 166099-1A
Date Posted: Oct 20, 2021
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Welcome To

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

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is currently searching for a full time NP or PA to join their Hospital Medicine team in Burlington. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is an award-winning, Tufts-affiliated teaching hospital situated in Burlington, MA, approximately 30 minutes from downtown Boston. This highly desirable area offers superb educational opportunities and an abundance of cultural, social, and recreational amenities making it a truly wonderful location in which to practice and live.

Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related fields.

 Responsibilities:

  •  Cross coverage for Hospital Medicine patients.
  • Follow up overnight “to-do” list.
  • Receive and return pages/answer questions and order necessary medications, labs, EKG’s, and imaging. 
  • Evaluate patients at bedside that require this type of assistance. 
  • Notify in-house nocturnal hospital medicine attending with any questions or concerns about the patient or need further assistance in patient with declining conditions.  This includes, but is not limited to: falls (unwitnessed and witnessed with or without full anticoagulation or injury), new onset altered mental status, brain attack, acute chest pain, respiratory distress, active GI bleed, and acute abdomen.
  • On as needed basis, nocturnist can call you to help with admissions in cases of high volume.
  • Contact covering physicians for other services that may be warranted overnight through the operator
  • Contact radiology to obtain preliminary reading on any imaging ordered overnight.
  • Update the handoff system regarding pertinent changes in medical treatment.

 
Schedule:
7pm to 7am - 12 hour shifts
Requirement is to work 14 shifts every 28 days
This is a full time position

Education: 

  • Physician Assistant: Graduate of an accredited Physician Program.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
  • Nurse Practitioner: Graduate of a Masters Program in Nursing
  • 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.

 

Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.