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Clinical Hospitalist - Hourly | VCU Tappahannock Hospital - copy


Clinical Hospitalist - Hourly | VCU Tappahannock Hospital - copy

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  • Tappahannock, Virginia, United States, 22560
  • Department of Internal Medicine | Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Mission or Goal of Unit: Excellent, evidence-based, efficient patient care. Thorough and responsive medicine consultation and co-management of non-medicine patients. Effective supervision, teaching and mentoring of internal medicine housestaff and students. Streamlined throughput process for admitted medicine patients across the health system.

Chief Purpose of this position: Directly admit and care for patients on the general medicine inpatient service including to the intensive care unit. Improve quality and efficiency of inpatient care at VCUHS. Provide co-management services with other non-medicine specialties. Work within the hospital system and with other departments to further the efficient throughput of admitted internal medicine patients.

Position Responsibilities:

Service- Work with institutional staff and administration to attain the strategic objectives of VCU Tappahannock, including patient safety, patient and other customer satisfaction, maintenance and enhancement of public perception, and fiscal health.

Clinical - Admit and manage patients on a hospitalist-led inpatient service including to the intensive care unit; triage medicine patients requiring admission in the Emergency Department; join colleagues in assuring service coverage 24-hours a day, every day of the year; supervise and support nurse practitioners from the hospitalist service; comply in a timely manner with all institutional policies for professional work including credentialing, documentation, billing; work effectively with other members of the extended inter-professional team.

Required Qualifications: Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine , direct experience managing complex inpatients, competency in standard inpatient procedures (including obtaining and interpretation of an arterial blood gas, central line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis and arthrocentesis), a solid understanding of the hospitalist role and function, and experience working in and fostering a diverse environment or commitment to do so.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, providing effective communication, both verbal and written.


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