Anesthesia Critical Care - AP

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 172427-1A
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2022
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

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Anesthesia and Critical Care

Beth Israel Lahey Health

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA


The Advanced Practice Provider will work in a 12-bed ICU under the direction and supervision of an

Anesthesiologist/Intensivist providing critical care to Cardio-thoracic surgery patients, SICU, and occasionally MICU patients. 


Seeking an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join established PA and NP team. 

  • Division consists of five physicians and 9 Advanced Care providers.
  • Cardio-thoracic includes: aortic reconstruction, CABG, valves, TAVR/TEVAR, esophagus and some complex thoracic cases. Low volume of ECMO and ventricular assist devices
  • SICU patients include liver transplant, colorectal, GYN, ortho and other surgical services
  • Occasional MICU overflow patients
  • Assist with management of PACU patients who are critically ill and triage to SICU when appropriate
  • Assist with inpatient anesthesia pre-operative assessments and consents
  • Non-operative responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Arterial line and central line placement, thoracentesis, chest tube management, management and interpretation of invasive monitoring and treatment devices (such as Swan-Ganz, temporary pacemakers, and IABPs), and interpretation of labs and imaging studies.


Qualified candidates will preferably have two years of experience with cardiothoracic surgical services or in a surgical ICU. 

The selected candidate will be a knowledgeable team player with excellent communication skills, able to build collegial relationships with physicians and nursing staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team, and demonstrate a proven track record as a patient and family centered clinician.


Shift: 13 hour shifts, including nights and weekends. Full time.


Qualifications :

Graduate of an accredited NP or PA training program, licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or ANCC certified. Must maintain credentialing and licensing requirements required by Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


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.