Hospitalist, AppleCare | Do your life’s best work

La Palma, CA

full-time
Inpatient

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service
  • Provides patient care in a manner consistent with hospital medical staff by-laws, and referring physician requests
  • Communicates with families, referring physicians, specialists, administration, and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service
  • Works with hospital and Monarch clinical staff to initiate and coordinate early discharge through collaboration with specialists, nursing staff, social services, utilization management, and other members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with hospital departments and hospital administration
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service by providing distinctive, personalized care and services by listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of both internal and external (patients, family members, referring physicians/specialists, hospital staff, etc.) customers and striving to exceed customer expectations
  • Serves as a liaison to other physicians, business office, and administration to maximize communication and increase knowledge of the hospitalist program benefits
  • Attends and completes all specific competencies and annual organizational requirements
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to discuss patients’ progress, variances, and achievement of expected outcomes and plan of care
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate, complete, and timely, including medical records, billing/coding, and any other such documentation as requested by hospital from time to time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of Hospitalist experience
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Chronic disease management experience
  • Managed care experience


Posted September 2, 2021