• Shifts run seven days on, seven days off from 7 a.m. – 7p.m.
• Average Daily Census is between 20-22 patients a day with roughly 5 discharges, and 5 admissions per day.
• Hospitalist is on call at night but two Physician Extenders handle all the nocturnist work.
Physician is only contacted in extreme cases.
• Additional Physician Extenders work the 7 a.m. -7 p.m. along with the Hospitalist
• Hospitalists do see and follow patients in the ICU.
• No procedures are required