Physician Career Listings

We appreciate your interest in Physician & Provider employment opportunities at Beverly Hospital and in the Beverly Hospital Community. If you have submitted your profile and/or CV on the Current Opportunities page, we will contact you promptly to discuss your background and our organization. If you'd like to connect with Physician Recruitment directly, please contact:

David Deluca
Senior Physician Recruiter
978-807-8646
David.Deluca@lahey.org
Ellen Sullivan
Physician Recruiter
781-744-9107
Ellen.M.Sullivan@lahey.org
Kate Schnabel
Senior Physician Recruiter
781-744-5193
Kathryn.A.Schnabel@lahey.org
Rich Crosby
Senior Physician Recruiter
617-799-9472
richard.crosby@lahey.org

Current Openings for Providers

  • Emergency Medicine Opportunities - Burlington, MA

    Emergency Medicine Opportunities Currently Available at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA, Approximately 25 Minutes from Downtown Boston

    Lahey Health/Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) is currently seeking ABEM or ABOEM certified or prepared Emergency Medicine Physicians with exceptional clinical acumen, well-developed interpersonal skills, and a strong commitment to patient centered care. LHMC is a Level II Trauma Center and a 317-bed, Tufts-affiliated teaching hospital consistently recognized as one of the best Academic Medical Centers in the country. The ED averages approximately 40,000 patients annually with a high level of acuity. It is staffed by 15 full time physicians, 9 advanced practitioners and a full complement of nursing and support staff. A new state of the art Emergency Medicine Center just opened last week. Here are just a few of the new features that will support exceptional care in the ED:

    • A 45,000-square-foot facility with 36 private rooms, four trauma bays, and a fast-track area for more quickly treating patients with less serious conditions;
    • An emergency radiology unit with two CT scanners and x-ray, enabling immediate consultation with radiologists;
    • A behavioral health unit where social workers and psychiatric staff can see patients in a private and safe manner;
    • Close proximity to the surgical ICU and the operating room, making transfers easier and faster;
    • A dedicated decontamination unit for patients with chemical and radiation exposure;
    • An on-site pharmacy where patients can fill their prescriptions before they leave;
    • New spaces that support better communication and coordination, including a private family consultation room and an office for Emergency Medical Services staff

    Lahey Health has an additional ED in Peabody, MA that averages approximately 18,000 patient visits per year with a broad mix of high and low acuity cases and a 12% to 15% admission rate. The Peabody ED is staffed with 8 Board Certified Emergency Medicine physicians and approximately 32 nursing and support staff.

    For additional information about Lahey, our Emergency Medicine Department and our new Emergency Medicine Center go to: www.lahey.org

    Burlington is a very desirable suburban community approximately 20 to 30 minutes from downtown Boston. The area offers an abundance of social, recreational and cultural amenities as well as easy access to Boston, the coast, the mountains, and all that New England has to offer. It is a truly wonderful area in which to practice and live

    Interested candidates are encouraged to send CVs and Letters of Interest to:

    David DeLuca
    Senior Physician Recruiter
    Lahey Health/Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
    41 Mall Road
    Burlington, MA 01805
    781-744-8646
    David.deluca@lahey.org


  • Primary Care Opportunities – Boston Area

    Join one of our Winchester Hospital and Lahey Health affiliated practices directly north of Boston. Winchester Hospital is a Truven Top 100 Hospital (one of the top 100 hospitals in the country) as are all of the Lahey Health hospitals and is also rated the top hospital to work for in the state. Our primary care opportunities are all open due to growth. Our practices are certified in Patient Centered Medical Home and are focused on patient care and quality. Winchester has the top rated ACO in the country. You will be fully supported in achieving your goals by outstanding staff and forward thinking administration. This is a highly functioning organization dedicated to providing a positive experience for patients, staff and physicians alike. 

    Contact:
    Rick Tolstrup
    Senior Physician Recruiter
    978-807-3828
    Richard.Tolstrup@laheyhealth.org

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  • OB-GYN Physician

    Join a thriving OB-GYN practice that is affiliated with Winchester Hospital, which is the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet Status, the highest achievement offered by the American Association of Nursing! Additionally, the Boston Business Journal named us one of the "50 Best Places to Work in Boston" for the past eight years. This year we have been named to Thompson & Reuters "Top 100 Hospitals in the US!"

    We do over 2000 births per year, which is the most for any community hospital north of Boston.

    This is a wonderful opportunity for a young OB-GYN to join a busy established practice in a beautiful community.

    Level 2b Special Care Nursery with C-Pap Waiver - staffed by Boston Children's Hospital Neonatologists allows us to keep babies as young as 32 weeks.

    Contact:
    Ellen Sullivan
    Physician Recruiter
    781-744-9107
    Ellen.Sullivan@laheyhealth.org

  • Physician Advisor - Winchester, MA

    The Physician Advisor is responsible for managing the efficiency of care delivered at the organization and is accountable to the Medical Director of Utilization Management and Case Management. The Physician Advisor works with the medical and nursing staff leadership and the hospital, and closely collaborates with the director of case management and social work. The Physician Advisor ensures proper discharge planning and utilization management by developing and implementing methods to optimize use of hospital services for all patients while also ensuring the quality of care provided. This includes working with those developing case management protocols, working with physicians and others to reduce length of hospital stay, ensuring patients are in the appropriate level of care, and monitoring the appropriate use of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.
    The Physician Advisor is responsible for assisting the organization to challenge physician practices in order to achieve the organization’s desired resource management and quality goals.
    Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Clinical Effectiveness:
    • Demonstrate commitment to meeting/exceeding strategic initiatives of organization.
    • Maintain accountability for achieving case management outcomes and fulfilling the obligations and responsibilities of the role to support the medical staff in the clinical progression of patient care.
    • Review issues identified by case managers to ensure appropriate follow-up, recommend improvement initiatives as needed, and make referrals to the appropriate Department Chair as necessary.
    • Respond to requests for assistance within 30 minutes during normal duty hours.
    • Uphold the organization’s values of team work, interacting with others with dignity and respect.
    • Provide consultation to nurses and case management staff regarding complex clinical issues and advises on next steps.

    Revenue Cycle:
    • Work collaboratively with the hospital leadership to ensure maximize performance on all the hospital based performance measures.
    • Appeal and denial process – Evaluation of processes, source of denials and reason to respond to payers this includes peer to peer discussion and preparation of substantiating information to support the submit charges.
    • Review of denial causation implementation of corrective actions and tracking of effects.
    • Medicare RAC Review – physician lead on the RAC process
    • Clinical Documentation Improvement – evaluate gaps and opportunities and educate the physician and other staff on proper documentation to ensure proper reimbursement for services rendered
    • Clinical consultation to finance, billing and coding on issues pertaining to clinical documentation, level of services etc.
    • Reductions in length of stay and unnecessary admissions.

    Collaboration:
    • Facilitate internal and external relationships with all physician and constituents of case management.
    • Create strategies to enhance hospital and post-acute interdisciplinary efforts for maximizing patient/family outcomes. Serve as an advocate for the case management service.
    • Participate in developing and maintaining positive relationships with third-party payers. Ensure processes are followed according to policy and contracts.
    • Interact with the medical staff to achieve optimal outcomes on case specific issues.
    • Collaborate with clinical care services and the medical staff
    • Demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

    Utilization Management:
    • Communicate with the payer’s medical directors and physician advisors as requested to resolve any disputes surrounding medical necessity approvals for continued stay.
    • Participate in level of care determinations on a case-by-case basis as requested by case managers.
    • Collaborate with all department personnel as requested.
    • Authorize all appeal letters via signature.
    • Co-chair the Utilization Review Committee with the case management director.

    Physician Liaison:
    • Conduct physician education sessions to share data, trends, practice patterns, and other relevant information as requested.
    • Ensure physician accountability for efficient patient care management.
    • Participate in coaching and educating physicians on the appropriateness of level of care and timely need for discharge planning.
    • Investigate avoidable delays concerns referred by case management staff that effect patients’ outcomes during their hospital stay.
    • Contact physicians to resolve delays and achieve positive outcomes.
    • Demonstrate positive outcomes through interventions with attending or consulting physicians that delay care and affect the length of stay or avoidable delays, etc.
    • Identify denial trends and work with the medical staff and hospital administration to resolve the issues.
    • Reports practice pattern trends to the medical director, care management and the director of case management.
    • Perform other responsibilities as requested

    Outcomes and Deliverables:
    • Submit monthly record of performance to the Medical Director of Utilization Management and Case Management which includes:
    - Number of interventions and resulting outcomes
    - Reduction in number of cases on weekly outlier list (15 days or more LOS)
    - Quarterly education sessions for medical staff on trends, practice patterns, or relevant information
    - Quarterly written articles in organizational newsletter on timely case management and resource management issues
    - Maintain clinical case denial rate below 2%.

    Organizational Requirements:
    • Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Health Confidentiality policy.
    • Incorporate Lahey Health Standards of Behavior and Guiding Principles into daily activities
    • Comply with all Lahey Health Policies.
    • Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Health.
    • Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
    • Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
    • Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
    • Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
    • Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
    • Participates in required orientation and training related to the Physician Advisor role.
    • Meet production standards within established time requirements. Work product and performance meets quality standards.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. Completion of specialty residency and board certification in internal medicine, emergency medicine or family medicine.
    Licensure, Certification & Registration: License to practice medicine as a physician in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    Experience: Preferred Minimum three years’ experience in managed care, quality management, utilization review, resource management, at the payer or provider (hospital) level.
    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Advanced interpersonal skills coupled with excellent presentation and communication skills essential for effectively managing sensitive matters with tact and representing Northeast Hospitals internally and externally. Advanced analytical skills necessary to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources in order to determine optimal course of action. Advanced knowledge of the health care delivery system including regulations, trends, policies and procedures related to quality and safety. Ability to build consensus and lead toward common objectives. Familiarity with metrics used by Lahey to measure quality and patient satisfaction. Ability to build rapport with medical staff and management leadership to obtain necessary approvals of new strategies for utilization management. Dedication to the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective, efficient patient care services. Maintenance of clinical competency by active clinical practice within specialty.

    Key Relationships:
    • Medical Director of Utilization Management, Chief Medical Officers, Associate Chief Medical Officers, Division and Department Chairs Program design, implementation and collaboration to achieve program goals.
    • Medical Staff Leadership, Medical Staff Program implementation and collaboration to achieve program goals
    • Resource management, Case Management/Social Work, Discharge Planning, Utilization management, HIM, Compliance Program administration; including communication, training and development of policies and practices.
    • Patients and Families.
    • Appropriate attention to patient safety and patient care

    Winchester is a highly desirable suburban Boston community. Winchester offers a variety of housing options, excellent schools, and an array of social, cultural and recreational amenities, as well as easy access to downtown Boston. It is truly a very desirable area in which to practice and live
    Interested candidates are encouraged to send CVs and letters of introduction to:

    David DeLuca
    Senior Physician Recruiter
    Lahey Health
    Burlington, MA 01805
    Phone: 781-744-8646
    David.deluca@lahey