This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Hospitalist/MOD Staff Physician is a direct patient care position and is responsible for carrying out operations of the Hospitalist Section of the Medicine Service. Duties include but are not limited to the following: Admits and manages inpatients with medical illnesses. This includes admitting patients and performing histories and physical examinations; rounding on patients and writing progress notes; discharge planning and timely completion of discharge summaries. Admits and manages (with assistance of Psychiatrist on Call, as needed) mental health/residential patients. Works closely with specialists, primary care, and Urgent Care Providers to ensure that patients receive continuous high-quality care. Coordinates the transfer of patients with other hospitals if necessary. Provides inpatient internal medicine consultations to other services, including Mental Health Participates in quality assurance programs and chart reviews. Communicates with incoming and off going Hospitalists to ensure continuity of care. Attends Medical Service Staff meetings as assigned. Serves on Medical Staff committees as assigned. Completes all medical records (including discharge summaries) in accordance with Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff. Ability to participate in the teaching of medical residents and students, as requested. Ability to perform minor bedside procedures The Hospitalist will support the safety, occupational health, and fire protection program by the application of approved standards, regulations, practices and work methods. Work Schedule: All shifts; rotating Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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