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Hospitalist PA/NP
Job Code:1260-2017
Department:SJMH
Biweekly Hours:63 hours
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Location:Progressive Care Unit-7.6010
  

Job Responsibilities:

Shift Expectations:

Shifts are 9 hours 7 hours a week, no on call, split between 2 providers

Job Results & Essential Functions


Operational Management
1. Attend regular documented meetings (at least monthly) with SJMH providers to discuss systems/patient flow quality, improvement in scheduling, and patient and physician relationships.
 
2. Participate and regularly meet at least monthly with Medical Program Director and/or administration to review progress of hospitalist program.
 
3. Assist with review of approved and updated Joint Commission standards, policies, procedures, and medical protocols regarding patient care.
 
4. In conjunction with the Medical Director, provide guidance to hospitalist program services to include policies, personnel, services, marketing, quality assurance monitoring, and education.
 
5. Regularly assess needs of the program to ensure a harmonious working relationship.
a. encouraging teamwork and participation
b. assist with orienting new providers

Demonstrates Proficiency
 
A. Perform appropriate assessment and internal care as required on all patients who present with internal medical conditions.
B. Coordinate patient treatment plan and consult specialists as appropriate.
C. Order, interpret, or perform all appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the evaluation and treatment plan.
D. Perform essential procedural skills required for internal care
Responsibilities
A. Ensure the ethical practice of internal medicine and respect for all staff and patients.
B. Liaison with Medical Director, nursing, and medical staff to ensure a collegial work environment.
C. Advocate for due process for complaint resolution and other issues relating the Hospitalist staff.
D. Collaborate with appropriate staff to ensure public health department case reporting.
E. Collaborates with appropriate agencies to ensure intervention and referral of cases such as sexual assault, child or elder abuse and psychiatric crisis.

Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals
 
A. Work collaboratively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide services to all patients.
B. Assist with developing priorities, goals, and action plans.
C. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and staff managers to assist with evaluation of programs and services.
D. Work collaboratively with heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services, and with chiefs of services to ensure that house staff services are appropriate.
Useful Suggestions for Process Improvement

A. Identifies better, faster, more efficient ways of doing tasks as well as eliminates unnecessary work and all non-value-added activities to enable a focus on work that generates greater value.
B. Responds to requests from Clinical Supervisor, and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to assist with evaluation of programs and services.  Communicates with Supervisor regarding cost savings initiatives and planning.
C. Utilizes understanding of regulatory requirements to identify ways to improve process quality and compliance.



Job Qualifications:

Education & Experience

Degree in Physician Assistant studies or Master of Nursing for Nurse Practitioner. The degree must have been obtained from and institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.

Preferred experience in Internal Medicine, Internal or Family Medicine, Interest in training other trainees.
Internal medicine provider with proven clinical and administrative skills

Meets requirements for annual continuing medical education.


Licenses and/or Certifications

Must possess a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States

Board certification

Must possess the following certifications:

  1. ACLS
  2. PALS
  3. BLS

Skills

Strong verbal, organizational and inter personal skills are required.  Appropriately focuses to the audience, whether administrators, medical staff members, EMS providers, or the lay public. Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the financial, managerial, and marketing aspects of internal department.

 

Physical Demands

Must be able to remain in a standing position 50% of the time, move about within the work area,  access file cabinets, copier and fax machines, walk to transport specimens, communicate, converse and exchange information and move, transport or position a minimum weight of 50 lbs.


Other Job Information (if applicable):

JOB TITLE: Hospitalist PA/NP                               

 

DEPARTMENT:  Medicine

 

REPORTS TO:      ector of Medicine   

 

 

Job SummaryHospitial PA/NP will work with the Hospital MD to direct care for the patient in the hospital. Will help in the development of APP and MD hospitalist program.

 

Job Results & Essential Functions

A. Operational Management

1. Attend regular documented meetings (at least monthly) with SJMH providers to discuss systems/patient flow quality, improvement in scheduling, and patient and physician relationships.

 

2. Participate and regularly meet at least monthly with MD to review progress of hospitalist programs.

 

3. Assist in the professional development and growth of each individual provider and/or physician extenders.

 

4. Assist, regularly review, and annually sign off on, as approved and updated, the latest Joint Commission standard policies, procedures, and medical protocols regarding patient care.

 

5. In conjunction with the Chief of Staff provide guidance to hospitalist program services to include policies, personnel, services, marketing, quality assurance monitoring, and education.

 

6. Regularly assess center medical staff perceptions and needs of the program to ensure a harmonious working relationship, provides leadership to practitioners resulting in overall center improvement by:

a. encouraging teamwork and participation

b. assisting in any necessary face-to-face or phone interviews, recruitment, placement, counseling, and/or termination of physicians

c. orienting new providers and monitoring their ongoing compliance with policies and procedures

d. coordinating provider scheduling to ensure efficiency and maximum 

                               productivity

 

Demonstrates Proficiency

 

  1. Perform appropriate assessment and internal care as required on all patients who present with internal medical conditions.

  2. Coordinate patient treatment plan and consult specialists as appropriate.

  3. Order, interpret, or perform all appropriate diagnostic tests necessary to complete the evaluation and treatment plan.

  4. Perform essential procedural skills required for internal care.

Responsibilities

  1. Oversee administrative and other supportive activities as required to create an efficient, collegial, and high quality care environment.

  2. Ensure the ethical practice of internal medicine and respect for all staff and patients.

Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals

 

  1. Provide leadership for the Hospitalist program

  2. Work collaboratively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide services to all patients.

  3. Assist with developing priorities, goals, and action plans.

  4. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and staff managers to assist with evaluation of programs and services.

  5. Work collaboratively with heads of diagnostic and therapeutic departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services, and with chiefs of services to ensure that house staff services are appropriate.

 

Position Qualifications

 

Education & Experience

Degree in Physician Assistant studies or Master of Nursing for Nurse Practitioner . The degree must have been obtained from and institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed.

 

Preferred experience in Internal Medicine, Internal or Family Medicine, Interest in training other trainees.

 

Internal medicine provider with proven clinical and administrative skills

 

Meets requirements for annual continuing medical education.

 

Licenses and/or Certifications

Must possess a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States

 

Board certification in internal medication

 

Must possess the following certifications:

  1. ACLS

  2. PALS

  3. BLS

    Skills

    Strong verbal, organizational and inter personal skills are required.  Appropriately focuses to the audience, whether administrators, medical staff members, EMS providers, or the lay public. Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the financial, managerial, and marketing aspects of internal department.

     

    Physical Demands

    Must be able to remain in a standing position 50% of the time, move about within the work area,  access file cabinets, copier and fax machines, walk to transport specimens, communicate, converse and exchange information and move, transport or position a minimum weight of 50 lbs.

     

  


 
 

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