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Hospitalist
Category: Physician
Job Requisition: 13134
Department: Medicine - Hospitalist
Facility: MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Geographic Region: Southern Maryland
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Rotating, 12-24 Hours per Shift
Hours per Week: See Job Summary
Location: Clinton, MD
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, quality, and safety standards. Comply with government and accreditation regulations. Job based at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. May require travel to work at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, MD. Position requires day, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts and on-call duties.

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. 
 
About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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