Hospitalist Job – NY, Greenport

city: Greenport

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITES:

  • 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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