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Beth Israel Lahey Health PA- Thoracic Surgery in Burlington, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Join the Section of Thoracic Surgery at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, a nationally recognized 345 bed tertiary care hospital located in the northern suburbs of Boston, MA.

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Advanced Practice Provider (PA)

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Thoracic Surgery


  • Under the direction of the Chief of Thoracic Surgery, and within established departmental practice guidelines, the Advanced Practitioner _ _ is responsible for a variety of non-cardiac thoracic surgery duties at key practice sites, including: Winchester Hospital (Winchester, MA), Mount Auburn Hospital (Cambridge, MA) and Beverly Hospital (Beverly, MA).

  • Management of post-operative thoracic surgery patients in the Intensive Care Unit (in collaboration with the ICU team), Progressive Care Unit, and Telemetry Unit

  • Conduct history & physical examinations, progress notes and discharge summaries

  • Inpatient consultations

  • Emergency Room consultations and admissions

  • Performing thoracic surgical procedures (including, but not limited to, chest tube placement, thoracentesis, removal of tunneled pleural catheters, wound care, etc)

  • Familiarity with Robotic Surgery

  • Experience with post-operative management of Thoracic Surgery patients

  • Planning and coordinating postoperative care and post discharge follow-up

  • Outpatient Thoracic Surgery clinic coverage

  • Outpatient Thoracic Surgery patients phone calls

  • Includes in-house weekday coverage WITHOUT evening or weekend coverage responsibilities


  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a surgical PA (Thoracic Surgery experience is ideal)

  • Licensure in the state of Massachusetts

  • Current ACLS certification

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high acuity environment

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a surgical PA

  • Skilled in the care and management of pre and postoperative thoracic surgical patients. 

  • Ability to interact positively with all members of a multidisciplinary care team, patients, and their families

  • Possess the emotional intelligence to work collaboratively in a fast paced, high-acuity environment where quality and caring come first.  

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.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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