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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 175482-1A
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2022
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider
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
Lead Advanced Practitioner Responsibilities
? Facilitates Strategic Planning including, but not limited to:
o Partnership with the Division Chair and Executive Director with goal of optimizing the contribution of the Division Advanced Practitioners to the Divisional Overall Goals
o AP fellowship when applicable
o AP research/QI projects
o Other divisional and/or hospital-wide project participation as determined with the Lead AP, Division Chair (and/or designee) and Executive Director
? Personnel management in concert with the Division Chair or designee
o Includes yearly evaluations of AP team (with Chair or designee when appropriate)
o Interval evaluations of orientees and others as warranted
o Be available to meet regularly with AP team members
o Participates in hiring process including being main contact for reviewing CVs, facilitating interview scheduling and communicating with hirees throughout the credentialing process
o Facilitates the Division level clinical and operational onboarding/training process of newly hired APs
o Serves as a mentor for system and clinical development
o Participate in corrective action process as needed
o Produces AP schedule when applicable
o Keeps record of earned time usage by each AP and type allocated to sick time per Massachusetts law
? Attends Division meetings as directed by the Division Chair
? Facilitates continual education of AP team regarding appropriate billing and coding practices
? Lead AP or designee takes sick calls and re-arranges staff for patient care coverage as necessary when applicable
? Lead AP or designee coordinates NP/PA students and ensures compliance with Lahey policies regarding students
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
? Leadership Qualities
o Is a high quality clinician
o Leads by example
? Excellent communication skills.
? Ability to interact effectively with medical staff , nursing staff, and other clinical and administrative colleagues as well as with patients and their families.
? Knowledge of clinical procedures and protocols.
? Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide appropriate emotional support.
? Minimum of 2 years of progressive experience demonstrating leadership capability
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.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.