Nocturnist- Per Diem

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide clinical care for patients admitted to Catholic Medical Center and provide consultative internal medicine services to surgical and specialty colleagues.

Engage in direct patient care activities and medical/clinical practice as the principal component of his/her overall professional responsibility within the Department.

1. Admission, assessment, evaluation, diagnostic determination, on-going treatment and clinical management, necessary referral for consultation, care planning and modification, medications/therapeutic orders, transfer authorization, risk assessment, and, when appropriate, determination of readiness and planning for discharge for inpatients at Catholic Medical Center.

2. Direct contact and consultation with patients and when permitted, with family members, friends, advocates, and others to ensure effective communication of patient status and care plans.

3. Appropriate and on-going communications with ambulatory primary care physicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in the hospital.

4. Day-to-day patient contact/rounding/care management that actively encourages and includes input from all members of the patient care team.

5. Accurate and timely completion of all clinical and professional records and documentation to assure optimal patient care and compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements.

6. Work to create a positive work culture within cross-departmental teams and align this work with other Hospital Medicine initiatives.

WORK SCHEDULE: variable, dependent on contract, 12 hour shifts; night

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

• M.D. or D.O. degree

• Completion of residency in Internal Medicine

Experience:

• In lieu of residency in Internal Medicine, the employer will accept completion of residency in Family Medicine with two (2) years of experience in a hospital setting with ICU experience or one (1) year of fellowship in Hospital Medicine with ICU experience.

Licensure/Certification:

• Board Certified or eligible to be certified in Internal or Family Medicine

• Eligibility for NH medical license