Instructor or Higher, Internal Medicine (Academic Hospitalist)

Job description

• Provides consultations and clinical services in an in-patient setting

• Attends in-patient consultations in areas of specialty

• Participates in continuing education activities to maintain or enhance knowledge and skills

• Collaborates with leadership group(s) to improve in-patient Quality of Care at teaching hospital

• Maintains all applicable licenses, controlled substance registrations, board certifications, hospital privileges and third party payer enrollments in good standings

• Supervises residents and participates in teaching activities for medical students and/or residents

• Refers patients to medical specialist, social services or other professionals as appropriate

• Extensive and on-going communications with community primary care physicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in hospital

• Completes all clinical and professional records and documentation accurately and timely to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements

• Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned

• Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations

• Conducts discharge planning and discharges patients

• Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures

• Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with Paul. L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional; Responsibility

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Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of 2 years of experience as a hospitalist

• Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

• Experience as a Hospitalist in a community hospital setting

• Experience with residents as part of the hospitalist team

Benefits Inquire Within
Candidate Requirements Texas Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinical Workload — Inpatient This job consists of inpatient clinical work.