Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine (Lahey Hospital and Medical Center)

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 175564-1A
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2022
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Job Description

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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

Beth Israel Lahey Health/Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) is currently seeking a Physician Assistant?with?a strong commitment to patient centered care.? LHMC is a Level I Trauma Center?and a 360-bed, Tufts-affiliated teaching hospital consistently recognized as one of the best Academic Medical Centers in the country. The two Emergency Departments located in Burlington, MA and Peabody, MA average approximately 62,000 patients annually with a high level of acuity and complexity. They are staffed by approximately 34 full time physicians and advanced practitioners with full support from nursing, support staff and scribes.

The Emergency Department Advanced Practitioner will work in collaboration with the attending physicians to ensure high quality and timely care for patients who are seeking care in the emergency department. Responsibilities will include obtaining medical histories, performing physical exams and ordering and interpreting appropriate medical testing. The advanced practitioner may work in all areas of the emergency department and care for patients of all ages and with any chief complaint within the scope of their practice guidelines to be outlined by their supervising physician.

Full time, 40 hours/week. Night/weekend coverage required

Education:

Masters Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Program

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

Physician Assistant 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.

ACLS

Experience:

Preferred: Two years of ED experience

 

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.