Hospitalist Job Description

Hospitalist Job Description

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Hospitalist provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.

Hospitalist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective hospitalist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included hospitalist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performing procedures
Serves as counsel to Site Directors concerning Medical Education and Research matters
Doing rounds
Handling admissions
Responding to codes as part of the Rapid Response team
Serves as the physician-of-record after accepting case responsibility for a hospitalized patient from his/her primary care physician, for unassigned patients from the hospital and patients referred to the hospital from communities outside the area
Monthly bonuses based on productivity and quality
Health, Dental, Vision, Disability
1 week Off
Determining if additional testing is needed and whether a patient should be admitted or discharged

Hospitalist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Hospitalist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, DEA, CA, PALS, CO

Education for Hospitalist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the hospitalist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctorate and Collage Degree in Education, Medicine, Medical, Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Education, Patient Care, Family Practice, Family Medicine, Health

Skills for Hospitalist

Desired skills for hospitalist include:

Demonstrating interest
How it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions
Research
Participating in journal clubs
Nursing standards of care for specialty care area
Health care policy and societal factors affecting the delivery of care
Principles of growth and development over the life span
Procedures
Current principles
Legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care

Desired experience for hospitalist includes:

EMR proficient
Unrestricted Nevada MD or DO license or the ability to attain appropriate licensure
Unrestricted California State Medical License ( by start date)
Current and Unrestricted MD or DO license to practice medicine
Minimum 2 years of experience managing a high volume workflow, prior emergency medicine coding experience preferred
Ability to execute multiple projects/tasks timely

Hospitalist Examples

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Hospitalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a hospitalist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for hospitalist
  • The Regional Operations Manager will provide you with weekly reports to help manage performance
  • The Regional Operations Manager will provide you with weekly reports to help manage the team
  • As a Chief, you benefit from utilizing the robust data reporting that Sound provides to continuously improve operations
  • Full time Hospitalist RN responsible for tracking quality metrics, attends patient status meeting, is a liaison to case management and instrumental in patient satisfaction communications and measurement
  • The Regional Operations Manager will provide you with weekly reports to help manage the performance of individuals and the team
  • Established 10 physician team
  • Open ICU with Intensivist on staff – rounding only
  • LTAC – Dubois rounding 5-10 patients per day
  • 7on/7off schedule for a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload and true work/life balance
  • Rotating days and nights with 23 days and 3 nights
Qualifications for hospitalist
  • Current and Unrestricted MD or DO license to practice medicine in the State of CO
  • Board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal/Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
  • ACLS/BLS/ATLS certification
  • Residency training in Internal/Family Medicine
  • BE/BC Internal Medicine/Family Medicine Physician
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Hospitalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a hospitalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for hospitalist
  • Leadership development through Path to Partnership™
  • J1 Eligible facility
  • Visa sponsorship available through our retained immigration attorney with all required filing fees and services covered
  • The Regional Operations Manager will provide you with regular reports to help manage performance
  • Emergency Department call for the Department of Medicine
  • Hospital admissions from community physicians per practice coverage agreements transfers from outside facilities
  • Inpatient consultation as requested by other services
  • Call relative to group
  • Medical education opportunities
  • Full-spectrum Internal Medicine Hospitalist practice
Qualifications for hospitalist
  • MD License required
  • Board eligible or board certified required
  • Prior Family Practice sufficient in-patient experience to effectively carry out essential responsibilities required
  • Washignton Medical License (MD or DO)
  • Must have U.S. medical degree or foreign equivalent
  • Must have valid unrestricted PA medical license
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Hospitalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a hospitalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for hospitalist
  • Coordinates work with nurses, pharmacists, social workers, case managers and other health care team members
  • Provides leadership and training in education to graduate medical and other approved educational programs
  • Functions as the Hospital’s attending physicians for Educational Programs
  • Provides timely and accurate completion of medical and billing records
  • Participates in hospital’s utilization management, risk management and performance improvement programs
  • Participates in patient care and administrative activities that complement the educational program
  • Answer department phones in a professional and efficient manner
  • Create an ongoing census of patients for each hospital daily
  • Assign new admissions to hospitalist via rotation schedule, working with hospital providers in a professional manner
  • Laundry and office supply inventory and ordering
Qualifications for hospitalist
  • Maintain Alaska medical license, American Board of Family Practice certification, current DEA number, and all certificates necessary for qualification to be recognized as faculty by the American Board of Family Practice, authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of Alaska
  • Maintain participating provider status in the Medicare/Medicaid programs
  • Both days & night 12 hour shifts - majority being days
  • Open ICU coverage with full subspecialty support including Pulm/CC for co-management and consults
  • Rotating, evenly distributed work schedule
  • Fully integrated EPIC electronic medical record system
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Hospitalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of hospitalist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for hospitalist
  • Enter CSHP medical record information into Ingenious Med charge capture program within two days to allow for timely billing
  • Maintain charge capture from admission to discharge by working with coders and providers, and utilizing knowledge of Ingenious Med
  • Facilitate specialty consultations for Hospitalists
  • Work in multiple electronic health records
  • Observe confidentiality for health information in all mediums
  • Interact with external vendors in a professional manner, forming good working relationships
  • Provide comprehensive inpatient clinical care to patients with disease and injuries of the human internal organ system and establish preventive health practices for patients
  • Order diagnostic tests, interpret the results, order appropriate interventions, therapies, medications, and other treatment modalities, and establish preventive health practices for patients
  • Primary admitter for Med call transfers
  • Responsible for 95% of all unassigned patients admitted to the hospital
Qualifications for hospitalist
  • Average census of 15 - 20 patients per shift
  • Open ICU coverage with Pulmonology/CC for co-management and consults
  • Residency training in Internal or Family Medicine
  • Minimum one year of Hospital medicine experience
  • 5 years+ experience as leader in inpatient medicine
  • Academic program experience
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Hospitalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a hospitalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for hospitalist
  • Provide consultation for hospitalized patients and for non-service unit patients by telephone
  • Function as the Medicine consultant to all areas of the hospital, including timely consultation to the Emergency Department, surgeons and other Medical Staff members on request and behavioral health units
  • Provide and document patient evaluation and management services and coordinate these services within the hospital setting through effective communication with nursing, ancillary medical providers, attending staff, administration, pre-hospital care providers and other hospital medical and patient care staff
  • Assist with patient placement by participating in patient rounding, triage and disposition
  • Coordinate patient care through case management and effective utilization of appropriate resources
  • Work with hospital's clinical resource coordinators, discharge planners, and staff to ensure medical record appropriateness and expedite patient flow throughout the organization
  • Participate in timely discharge planning and ensure that appropriate follow-up is arranged after discharge
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with, and participate in the implementation and improvement of systems to provide excellent service to patients, physicians, and other colleagues and hospital staff
  • Perform other services as are reasonably assigned by the Hospitalist Medical Director
  • Conduct self in a manner consistent to the hospital's commitment to service excellence
Qualifications for hospitalist
  • Track record of performance improvement
  • Exceptional clinical teaching and administrative skills
  • Board certified internal medicine
  • Active AZ license or in process of applying
  • MD, DO, and completion of advanced graduate medical education in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with board eligibility or board certification in their respective field
  • 1+ years of experience in hospital acute care medicine preferred (experience in training program will be considered)

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