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LOC0001 - 55 Fogg Road55 Fogg Road Weymouth, MA 02190
Day/Eve Rotation (United States of America)
As a Hospitalist Physician at SSH, you will report, through the
Hospitalist Program directors, to the Chief of the Department of
Medicine. You will have such duties and responsibilities as are set
forth below and as may be reasonably requested by SSH from time to
time. You shall perform the medical services faithfully, with due
diligence and efficiency, to the best of your ability, and in
accordance with the applicable standards of your profession, canons
of professional ethics and all laws and SSH policies in effect from
time to time. You will render medical services solely on behalf of
SSH, and you will undertake other business engagements (paid or
unpaid) only with SSH's written consent. SSH recognizes that
teamwork and flexibility are essential to providing 24-hour per day
patient-centered care. SSH expects you to be respectful of your
patients, other health care providers, and the physicians and staff
of SSH. You shall be professional at all times and adhere to HIPAA
standards with regard to maintaining confidentiality of patient
information. You will have several different roles as a SSH
Hospitalist Physician. These roles include admitting, attending
physician coverage, and performing consults at the request of other
physicians. Regardless of role, you will be required to use
approved SSH patient care treatment plans and order sets, when
appropriate. At times, you will supervise a SSH Physician Extender.
You shall respond to all emergency codes within SSH, will be a
member of the Rapid Response Team, and will participate in
educational and policy meetings requiring medical expertise.
- Patient Care
a. Physician provides clinically appropriate care, including
prompt response to all emergency consults and attendance at all
b. Physician ensures that patient care needs are met by
prioritizing tasks well.
c. Physician shows compassion when dealing with patients.
d. Physician demonstrates consistent professionalism when
dealing with patients.
e. Physician maintains confidentiality of patient
a. Physician keeps patients and families well informed of
b. Physician keeps other hospitalists well informed of active
c. Physician keeps referral PCP and specialists well
d. Physician is receptive to feedback and constructive
a. Admission H&P clearly addresses abnormal findings and
includes a well-focused plan for inpatient evaluation.
b. Progress notes are well written, clinically appropriate and
include review of abnormal findings.
c. Daily progress notes clearly indicate why continued inpatient
care is necessary.
d. Patients on Telemetry have documented rhythm review and
clearly documented rationale for continued monitoring.
e. Discharge summaries are dictated on day of discharge; include
plans for post acute or outpatient follow up; and clearly identify
"issues outstanding at time of discharge."
f. Primary care physicians are clearly identified in all
g. Handwriting is legible, and all orders are timed and
h. Medical Records are completed on a weekly basis.
i. Physicians adhere to the institutional "Do Not Abbreviate
j. Physicians are knowledgeable and compliant with E&M
coding and HIPAA regulations.
a. Physician contributes to professional growth of the practice
and participates in group and hospital meetings.
b. Physician establishes and maintains cooperative working
relationships with case managers, physician reviewers, nurses and
c. Physician establishes and maintains professional
relationships with referral physicians and members of the active
d. Physician promptly responds to ED physicians and helps to
facilitate ED patient flow.
e. Physician starts each shift on time.
f. Physician completes required office paperwork in a timely
g. Physician is courteous to others and promotes mutual
a. Physician meets the expected level of productivity when
b. Physician meets the expected level of productivity when
rounding on patients.
c. Physician discharges patients in a timely fashion.
d. Physician establishes and manages clinical priorities
a. Physician demonstrates commitment to achieving superior
b. Physician demonstrates commitment to achieving superior
referral physician satisfaction.
c. Physician is a knowledgeable and valuable asset to the
Minimum Education - Preferred
Medical Degree from an accredited institution
Minimum Work Experience
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
Medicine from an accredited institution
Requires ACLS certification as tracked by the Medical Staff
Office Requires an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine background.
Must maintain a flexible schedule to work shifts on nights and
weekends. Must be fluent in English, both verbal and written, and
experience in direct patient care is essential. Requires that the
physician in the job be free to work a flexible schedule of varying
days and shifts over a 24 x 7 x 365 time frame.
Responsibilities if Required:
Education if Required: