SICU APP (NP/PA) Per-Diem Burlington, MA

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 174101-1A
Date Posted: Jun 3, 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

The Advanced Practice Provider will work in a 24-bed ICU under the direction and supervision of an Intensivist providing critical care to Surgical patients (including Cardio-thoracic surgery patients), and occasionally MICU patients. 

Seeking an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join an established PA and NP team that works in a multidisciplinary unit alongside Surgery and Anesthesia residents. 

  • 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 trauma (level I trauma center), liver transplants, colorectal, GYN, ENT, Ortho and other surgical services. 

  • Occasional Neuro and 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 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: daily rounding, management of fluids, vasopressors and inotropes, Arterial line and central line placement, 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 2 years of experience in a SICU or cardiothoracic surgical service.  Additional training will be provided for experienced critical care providers who have never or not recently taken care of specific patient types (i.e. cardiothoracic, transplant or trauma). 

Applicants should be highly motivated, confident and patient centric and have previous experience and a strong interest in Critical Care. Organized, dedicated APPs with time management and adaptability skills are highly desirable. 

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

About Us

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.