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APP (NP/PA) Inpatient Transplant

Burlington, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Category: Advanced Practitioner / Advance Practice Provider / Physician Assistant Job ID: JR48707 Date posted: 04/02/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (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.

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Grow your career as a highly skilled and compassionate Inpatient Transplant Advanced Practitioner and join our prestigious medical team at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. As an essential member of the transplant care team, the incumbent will play a critical role in delivering comprehensive and exceptional care to patients undergoing kidney & liver transplant procedures and HPB surgeries. The Advanced Practitioner will collaborate closely with transplant surgeons, hepatologists, nephrologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the successful management and treatment of patients throughout their inpatient stay.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Patient Care: Provide specialized and evidence-based care to patients undergoing transplant procedures. Perform comprehensive assessments, diagnose medical conditions, and develop individualized treatment plans in collaboration with the medical team.

  • Postoperative Management: Oversee the postoperative recovery of transplant recipients, including monitoring vital signs, managing pain, and identifying any signs of potential complications.

  • Medication Management: Prescribe and manage immunosuppressive medications, adjusting dosages as needed to maintainappropriate levels and prevent rejection.

  • Patient Education: Educate patients and their families about pre- and post-transplant care, medication management, lifestyle modifications, and potential risks associated with the procedure.

  • Collaborative Teamwork: Work closely with transplant surgeons, hepatologists, nephrologists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure seamless coordination of care and optimal patient outcomes.

  • Treatment Planning: Participate actively in case conferences and transplant team meetings to contribute to treatment planning and decision-making.

  • Quality Improvement: Engage in continuous quality improvement initiatives to enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the transplant program.

  • Patient Advocacy: Serve as an advocate for patients and their families, ensuring their concerns are addressed and their voices are heard throughout the care process.

  • Compliance and Regulations: Adhere to all relevant laws, regulations, and institutional policies to ensure the highest standard of care and patient safety.


  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) with a valid license in the state and appropriate certification.

  • Minimum of 1 year (preferably 3 years) of experience in transplantation, nephrology, surgeryor a related field.

  • Strong knowledge and or interest in the field of kidney transplant procedures, postoperative management, and immunosuppressive therapy.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Empathetic, patient-centered approach to care and a commitment to delivering exceptional patient experiences.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Working Environment: This position will be based in an inpatient hospital setting, providing care for transplant patients during their hospital stay. The incumbent may also participate in outpatient clinics or transplant-related activities as needed.

Join our dynamic and innovative transplant team and contribute to changing lives through transplantation. If you are passionate about making a difference in patients' lives, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

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.

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.

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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