Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 170260-1A
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2021
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
Acute Care Trauma Surgeon
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is seeking an experienced Trauma / Acute Care Surgeon for a full time position at its Level 1 Trauma Center. MA. Candidates must have completed an accredited general surgery residency program, plus appropriate fellowship training including trauma/critical care (preferred).
Board certification is required or board eligible status for newly or recently trained physicians who will eventually become certified.
You should have a desire to be involved in a very busy trauma service model within a group model employment practice. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills in order to effectively communicate with patients and physicians as well as a willingness to be part of a team approach as it relates to the care and well-being of the patient population is essential. Close communication with hospitalists and specialists is very important as is an outstanding “bedside manner”.
You must eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
LHMC, an American College of Surgeons Level I Trauma Center is a member of the Boston Medflight helicopter consortium and receives undesignated trauma transfers with the other Level I trauma programs in the Boston area.
Our Emergency Department sees approximately 47,000 annual visits.
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is an award-winning, Tufts-affiliated teaching hospital situated in Burlington, MA, approximately 30 minutes from downtown Boston. It is also a founding member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, an integrated healthcare system comprised of 4 prestigious academic medical centers and 8 community hospitals serving patients in metro Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. 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.
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