Hospital Medicine - Southern Maryland
As a Hospitalist, provide inpatient internal medicine care within the hospital setting, including admitting patients, performing physical exams, ordering tests, diagnosing, performing hospital rounds, and planning for discharge. Participate in call schedule. Facilitate coordination and development of a comprehensive and individual plan of care in collaboration with patient, family and multidisciplinary team. Prepare written prescription orders, medications and controlled substances under MD and federal rules, regulations and law. Coordinate family education with nursing staff, ancillary staff and other resources. Follow all established HIMS policies for maintenance and signing of medical records. Submit timely and complete patient bills. Receive inpatient referrals from Primary Care Center and admit from Emergency Department. Maintain daily caseload of 10+ hospital inpatients (caseload may vary depending on hospital's need). Contribute to the achievement of department goals and adhere to policies, procedures and quality and safety standards. Comply with government and accreditation regulations. Job based in MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Position requires day, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts and on-call duties. Position also requires the Hospitalist to work seven (7) consecutive days, 12-hour shifts, followed by seven (7) consecutive days off.
Position requires MD degree or foreign equivalent plus three years of ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency, valid Maryland medical license and American Board certification (or eligibility) in Internal Medicine.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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