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Full Time Hospitalist

Company: Salient MD Placement Agency
Location: Sheffield
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Hospitalist- Internal Medicine - The position is an employed role with
Helen Keller Hospital (Keller), a 186-bed acute care hospital located in Sheffield, AL, with a total ADC of approximately 75 patients. While not a tertiary hospital, the facility has good representation in the first tier of specialties. Keller is part of the Huntsville Health System, Alabamas largest network of acute care facilities.
The Keller ICU is 12 beds, and is an Open ICU. Keller employs Medi-Tech for its EMR solution.
About Keller Hospitalist Service
Keller formed their own Hospitalist Service in July 2019, and the Service is currently associated with a daily total Hospitalist Census of about 45 patients.
Day Shift coverage consists of three Hospitalists per day plus one NP. Each Day Shift Hospitalist averages about 15 patients per day, plus 2-3 admissions (with NPs handling most Initial Consult and Admission H&Ps). Eve Shift Coverage consists of one Nocturnist or one NP with Nocturnist Call Coverage. Eve Shift admissions average 8 per evening shift.
On the weekends and holidays (after noon each day), there will be additional cross-coverage responsibilities for a local primary care group consisting of 15-20 additional patients.
Code Blue responsibilities are limited to attending codes for hospitalist patients (The ER Physicians are responsible for running codes). The Hospital does ask all of its hospitalists to secure privileges for Emergency Intubations. Hospitalists are responsible for COVID patients who are hospitalized in a dedicated unit.
About the Position
The Hospitalists are employed by Keller, and a competitive compensation arrangement and attractive benefits package is associated with this position. BE-BC is required in a specialty compatible with inpatient hospital medicine.

Keywords: Salient MD Placement Agency, Huntsville , Full Time Hospitalist, Healthcare , Sheffield, Alabama

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