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Beth Israel Lahey Health Cardiothoracic Surgery PA in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Night (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

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

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

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Provider (PA)

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Under the direction of a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and within established departmental practice guidelines, the APP is responsible for performing a variety of duties. These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing postoperative patient care in the Intensive Care Unit, Progressive Care unit, and the Telemetry Unit

  • Experience with ICU management of the postoperative Cardiac Surgery patient including familiarity with ventilators, inotropes and vasoactive medications

  • Experience with post-operative management of a Thoracic Surgery patient

  • Treating urgent medical issues such as arrhythmias, hemodynamic instability, sepsis

  • Emergency Room consultations and admissions

  • Surgical consultations

  • Preoperative patient evaluation and preparation for surgery

  • Experience with chest tube insertions, central line placement, arterial lines, and management of swan-ganz catheters

  • Urgent outpatient calls

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high acuity environment


  • The successful candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery


  • Skilled in the care and management of pre, intra and postoperative cardiothoracic surgical patients.

  • Must be able to interact positively with all members of a multidisciplinary care team, patients and their families and 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.

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.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled