Full Time Hospitalist
Company: Salient MD Placement Agency
Posted on: November 23, 2022
(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
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.
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