Hospitalist- Unit Medical Director - Day Shifts - Bridgeport Hospital
The staff hospitalist must be able to competently care for the hospitalized patient throughout the hospital stay. This includes emergency evaluation and triage in addition to admission to the hospital and formation of a differential diagnosis. It is essential to formulate a comprehensive care plan in accordance with the most up to date, evidence based protocols. The staff hospitalist must possess excellent communication skills and exhibit these through communication with primary medical doctors as well as in house consultant physicians and colleagues. The hospitalist must interact in a professional manner with all members of the patient care team. The hospitalist physician should participate in education of the housestaff physicians, students, nurses and all members of the patient care team. The hospitalist should keep high quality care and patient safety in mind while transitioning the patient back to the outpatient setting upon discharge. The hospitalist shall deliver the above with service excellence and pateint satisfaction in mind. Participation on Greenwich Hospital committees service is encouraged in an effort to demonstrate leadership.
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Medical Degree (MD, DO) and Internal Medicine Residency completion
Inpatient Care of the Medical Patient
Board Certification in Internal Medicine within one year of hire
Procedural skills desirable but not required
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. All shifts including overnight