Hospitalist / Med-Peds Opening in Northeastern New Hampshire

Berlin, NH 03570

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Hospitalists Job Number: 18296

Hospitalist / Med-Peds Opening: 

 

Schedule and Workload:

Physician shall generally work 7-day consecutive shifts (primarily day, but may include some night shifts) to meet operational needs on a rotating 7 on 7 off schedule. 

Average of 2-5 new admissions or consults per shift. 

Average daily census is 15 on MedSurg and 2 in ICU. 90% adults, 10% Pediatric. 85% Medicine, 14% Surgery, 1% Trauma. 25 total beds, 5 ICU beds. 

 

Compensation:

Salaried compensation for a full-time Hospitalist is $120.00 - $125.00 per hour ($262, 000-$273, 000 annually based on 2, 182 hours annually). If the Physician provides pediatric on-call coverage, the Physician shall be compensated at the following on-call rates, not at the hospitalist rate: a)$26/hour for on-call coverage on non-holiday weekdays. b)$38/hour for on-call coverage on Saturdays, Sundays, or designated holidays.

 

Requirements: 

·         Board certified in Pediatrics, Family Practice or Internal Medicine is required. 

·         Active NH or willing to obtain NH medical license in FP, or IM and Peds. 

·         Successful completion of ACGME-certified residency program in internal medicine or family practice. 

·         Possess valid DEA or qualify to obtain DEA. 

·         Minimum of three years of experience as primary care physician, emergency medicine physician, or hospitalist preferred. 

·         Prior experience as a hospitalist strongly preferred, including care of medical patients on med/ surg unit and Intensive Care Unit (ICU), familiarity with CAH, collaboration with nursing and Care Management staff, and education of and     communication with patients/families. 

·         Ideally looking for a provider who is looking for a place to call home for an extended amount of time (at least 5 years). 

 

Additional Details: 

·         Provides high quality medical treatment and advice to patients as clinically indicated to achieve clinical and service excellence. 

·         Facilitates appropriate care of patients during and shortly after hospitalization, such as through telephone or e-mail contact with primary care practitioner (PCP) after hospital discharge. 

·         Stabilizes patients in life-threatening situations and, when appropriate, arranges for emergency transport to a physician and/or tertiary care center with appropriate clinical skills/resources. 

·         Together with on-duty Emergency Department physician, leads and participates in Acode team@ for adults. Responds to and provides professional services for emergencies for any hospital patient as requested (similar to a rapid response team function). 

·         Provides neonatal resuscitation services as indicated. 

·         Performs common medical/pediatric procedures, such as, but not limited to, thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar puncture, arterial line placement, central line placement, arthrocentesis and joint injections, incision and drainage of superficial abscess, endotracheal intubation and management of mechanical ventilator, and neonatal circumcision. 

·         Performs rounds on hospitalized inpatients on the medical/pediatric service (observation, acute, SNF, ICF,) and records thorough, useful, and timely progress notes as assigned. 

·         Co-manages inpatients with surgical colleagues when appropriate. 

·         Serves as attending physician for surgical patients with complex medical needs who do not require emergent operative care (with surgeon serving as consultant). 

·         During periods of high census or patient acuity in the Emergency Department, temporarily assists with such workload as time permits (hospitalist primary responsibilities come first) in an effort to improve timeliness of care and patient satisfaction, within the scope of one’ s clinical privileges. 

·         As assigned, serves as Responsible Supervising Physician (RSP) for one or more physician assistants (PA’ s) and 3rd year medical students in the hospitalist program. Provide clinical leadership, supervision, and direction to all midlevel practitioners in hospitalist program during assigned shift(s). 

 

 

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