HOSPITALIST for St Mary Corwin Hospital in Southern Colorado:
Centura Health

121313-en_US
Centura Health
Pueblo Colorado
Healthcare
Description

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology.  St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121313



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Clinic/Department: 7865 SMC HOSPITALIST 



Hospital: ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL 



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Position Summary



The Hospitalist provides medical care for patients; and facilitates transition of care at discharge from the hospital by communicating a summary of the hospital course, discharge medications, pending diagnostic studies, and follow-up instructions to the primary care provider and pertinent consultants. The Hospitalist assumes responsibility for comprehensive patient care to assure that the health care needs of patients are being met, including attendance at Interdisciplinary or nursing rounds and daily communication with the team caring for the patient; renders quality medical services according to qualifications as an internal medicine or family practice physician with appropriate referrals, follow-up and hospitalization; supports hospital medical staff and other area physicians utilizing the Hospitalist service by overseeing the inpatient experience, including providing follow-up care for patients in the outpatient realm; communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff; documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes; assists in the review of work flow, office practices and objectives; and teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs.



Minimum Education Requirements



Doctorate Degree



License/Certifications



Current Physician License in the state of Colorado



Current BLS or ACLS from American Heart Association required, other certifications may be required depending



on practice setting or credentialing requirements



Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )



Provides high quality medical care for hospital patients*



Participate in chart audits and Quality assurance activities*



Facilitates transition of care at discharge*



Communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff*



Documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes*



Conducts educational activities in required curriculums as assigned*



Teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs*



Attendance at interdisciplinary or nursing rounds*



Daily communication with the team caring for the patient*



Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill*



Development of personal and professional knowledge and competence through continuing medical education including maintaining board certification*



Attends and actively contributes to Meetings*



Other duties as assigned*


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications
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