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Hospitalist - South Hospital Job

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Date: Apr 24, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The Hospitalist of Methodist Healthcare shall be responsible for provision and management of direct inpatient care and implementation of the objectives of the Methodist Hospitalist Group.  The Hospitalist shall be responsible for implementation of patient care supervision, teaching, and learning activities.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

 

Medical Doctorate and ACGME Accredited Residency.

 

N/A

Possession of a current license to practice in the state of employment as a physician.

Board Certification/Board Eligible.

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.

  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

  • Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students.

  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions and progress.

  • Ability to use electronic health records, the Methodist One Chart system, and CPOE.

  • Ability to communicate to patients and families, students and residents, and members of the healthcare team

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to understand and analyze clinical and research data.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks and projects.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provides and manages direct inpatient care, including history and physical examinations, evaluations and assessments, diagnosis and treatment, and procedures consistent with core privileges as outlined by Methodist Healthcare Medical Staff policy.

  • Orders, performs and interprets examinations and tests and analyzes records and reports to diagnose patient conditions.

  • 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.

  • Supports Methodist Information Technology and Electronic Health Record meaningful use by active use, constructive feedback, and collaboration in improvements.

  • Participates with Site Directors in Medical Education in planning curriculum and learning activities.

  • Plans with Site Director and other involved educators the faculty educational activities at Methodist Hospitals.

  • Serves as counsel to Site Directors concerning Medical Education and Research matters.

  • Provides interaction between Methodist faculty and UT faculty. Serves as liaison between Methodist learners, nursing and Clinics that have resident education.

  • Participates in patient care and administrative activities that complement the educational program.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.

  • Must have good balance and coordination.

  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.

  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.

  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.

  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.

  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situation.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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