Hospitalist Physician needed in the Atlanta area

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Job Category
Hospitalist - Internal Medicine
Job Location
Georgia -Call for details
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Hospitalist Physician needed in the Atlanta area. They are looking for BC/BE Hospitalist Physicians. This position is responsible for providing high-quality care to patients and helping patients effectively transition to the community. He/she makes recommendations to process improvements for their Hospital as needed and help to implement any changes that are approved. The schedule is 7 on 7 off 7am-7pm. Ability to return to hospital 24 hours while on call to care for changes in status as well as new admissions. Anything outside of the typical 7am-7pm can receive incentive pay. Evening coverage: cover the census for their designated time period (day and night) at designated acute care facilities. A possibility of ECF work, moonlighting opportunities during off week. Case management issues i.e. Safe discharge planning which begins at the time of admission and daily interaction with hospital and internal case managers. Assist with transitioning patients to SNF. Direct interaction with PCP (3x weekly meetings, or daily if necessary). Presentation of cases and updates, working to utilize subspecialty input for specific questions. Work with hospital coordinators and care team. Average admission of 1-2 per night (estimated), and average census of 4-6 (also estimate) at each of 2 hospitals we intend to cover. Night call can be managed 80% of the time over the phone, seeing the new HX and PE in the AM. Stipend for night time drive in (expected to below). Days also include admitting new patients, attempting to divert the patients from the ER. They are offering a competitive salary plus benefits. Job ID #39427

Job Updated: 04/16/18

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