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Staff Physician (Hospitalist) 1 Vacancy Richard L. Roudebush VAMC - Indianapolis, Indiana Annual Salary: $101,967 to $264,000 per annum
Hospitalist providers are able to perform all services required in the practice of Inpatient Medicine in the context of the VA system (the spectrum of patient illnesses typically seen in patients admitted to Medicine Service) and document appropriately in the electronic record. Educational experiences are also provided to appropriate health care personnel who are involved in inpatient care (e.g. admitting or consultative service team members such as fellows, residents, medical students, nurse practioners, social work interns/staff, physician assistant and nursing students, Utilization management personnel, and Emergency Medical Services staff). Major duties and responsibilitiesinclude, but are not limited to:
Staff Hospitalists are ultimately responsible for the oversight of all aspects of medical care delivered to patients under their care.
Staff Hospitalists provide or assist residents and/or nurse practitioners in the process of evaluation and treatment of the patient, and actively participate in corrective actions against untoward responses to medical interventions.
Staff Hospitalists evaluate the patient to assess changes in the physical and mental status during their stay. A history and physical note, with the appropriate level of detail, will be entered into the medical record along with an assessment and plan for acute and ongoing care as well as discharge planning. A progress note is written in the patient's chart daily. Notes also include the concurrence with notes written by the resident or Nurse Practitioner, and attending notes as appropriate, in a manner consistent with the VA guidelines for resident and trainee supervision.
Staff Hospitalists perform inpatient medical evaluations and treatment, as well as provide consultative services to non-medicine services in a timely manner.
During scheduled tour hours, staff Hospitalists shall be available for all urgent assessments and interventions as part of the inpatient care team.
Hospitalists are appropriately credentialed and privileged. They participate in various hospital committees, Medicine Service and hospital in-service programs, and education programs of the Medicine Service and the hospital. They are also involved in continuous quality improvement through the VA peer review process.
Hospitalists shall be responsible for graduate and undergraduate medical education, and scientific research as appropriate.
Work Schedule: Variable tour of duty with on call scheduleFunctional Statement Title/#: Staff Physician (Hospitalist), 000000
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