The Hospitalist Staff Physician is a direct patient care position and is responsible for carrying out operations of the Hospitalist Section of the Medicine Service. The staff physician collaborates with the Section Chief to determine the mission and objectives of the Section. In addition to clinical matters, the Staff Physician participates in education and training activities within the Service.
Serve as attending medicine physician on the hospitalist service at Eastern Oklahoma VA Healthcare System (EOVAHCS) with duties that include: admissions, daily rounds for direct patient care, all indicated routine medical and critical care procedures.
Coordinate Specialty service .
Coordinate all services for the admitted patients including Social Work, Physical Therapy, Discharge coordination, Surgical Care and ICU care. Manage all aspects of care delivered in the ICU, including intubation, ventilator management, central line placement, thrombolytics, emergency cardioversion and other ACLS interventions.
Provide Medical Consultative services for any inpatient on the non-medical services such as Surgery, Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Recovery Unit.
Coordinate with the Emergency Department for any observation stay or acute IP admission requested by ED physicians.
Supervise administration of specialty care infusions for Heme/Onc, Neurology, Gastroenterology and Rheumatology patients as prescribed and directed by the various specialty care physicians.
Work Schedule: Hospitalist's rotate equally through all necessary duty hours to cover the inpatient service around the clock and every day of the year.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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