Hospital Medicine Nocturnal - Cross Coverage Physician Assistant

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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Beverly, MA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Physician Assistant
Medical Management

Preparing for a Career Break


  • Cross coverage for Hospital Medicine patients.
  • Follow up overnight
    • to-do
    • list.
  • Receive and return pages/answer questions and order necessary medications, labs, EKG
    • s, and imaging.
  • Evaluate patients at bedside that require this type of assistance.
  • Notify in-house nocturnal hospital medicine attending with any questions or concerns about the patient or need further assistance in patient with declining conditions. This includes, but is not limited to: falls (unwitnessed and witnessed with or without full anticoagulation or injury), new onset altered mental status, brain attack, acute chest pain, respiratory distress, active GI bleed, and acute abdomen.
  • On as needed basis, nocturnist can call you to help with admissions in cases of high volume.
  • Contact covering physicians for other services that may be warranted overnight through the operator
  • Contact radiology to obtain preliminary reading on any imaging ordered overnight.
  • Update the handoff system regarding pertinent changes in medical treatment.
  • Practitioners should have at least one year of Advanced Practice experience in Hospital Medicine, Critical Care or other related field qualifications.


  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
  • Documentation of registration for next NCCPA Board administration or successful completion of NCCPA Board and maintenance of appropriate CME.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:
  • Current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • DEA number and Mass Department of Public Health Division of Food and Drug Restricted Substances registration number as appropriate.
  • Written prescription privilege protocols signed by all attendings with whom the individual will be working.

Shift Details:
  • Hours: 7pm
    • 7am
    12hr shifts
  • Primarily responsible for Cross Coverage for Hospital Medicine census
  • Will work as Admitter on any shift where 3 APs are scheduled together 7a-7p
Responsibilities: Cross coverage for Hospital Medicine patients.Follow up overnight "to-d...