Hospitalist Job – NY, Greenport

city: Greenport


A hospitalist is a clinician whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Hospitalists engage in clinical care, teaching, research and enhancing the performance of hospitals and healthcare system.


  • Complete daily rotations
  • Conduct grand rounds
  • Mentor medical students
  • Supervise nursing staff
  • Accept care of critical patients from outside emergency personnel brought in via ambulance
  • Diagnose patients and develop treatment plan
  • Order diagnostic tests from other medical providers
  • Accurately chart patient symptoms and behavior
  • Provides health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
  • Obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, and makes diagnosis, and orders appropriate, standard laboratory and diagnostic procedures as necessary.
  • Evaluates procedure results. Provides preventative as well as acute care.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patients’ plan of care.
  • Provides patient education about underlying medical condition, self-management of acute or chronic illnesses and tailors instructions to patients’ individual circumstances.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding therapeutic regimens, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Prescribes medications.
  • Documents exam and progress notes in the Electronic Medical Record.
  • Collects, monitors and reports on patient outcomes.
  • Share night and weekend call coverage with other physicians in a Call Group.
  • Ensure HIPAA guidelines are followed at all times.
  • Responsible for the conduct and care given by other clinical staff including nurses, medical assistants and technologists. The physician is the head of the clinical team.
  • Responsible for conduct and patient interaction of shadowing medical students, physician extenders and nursing interns.
  • Follows established evidence based practices and assures good quality patient care.


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