typical roles and responsibilities for Hospitalist / Nocturnist

  • Schedule:12-hour shifts 7:00 PM – 7:00 AM /1:00 PM – 1:00 AM
  • Conduct hospital rounds on all patients referred to the service
  • Provide patient care in a manner consistent with hospital medical staff by-laws and referring physician requests
  • Communicates with families, referring physicians, specialists, administration and hospital departments in the care and treatment of patients referred to the service
  • Work with hospitals and clinical staff, social services, utilization management and other members of the interdisciplinary teams
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to discuss patients progress, variances and achievement of expected outcomes and plan of care
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation is accurate, complete, and timely including medical records, billing/coding and any other such documentation as requested by hospital from time to time
  • Attends and completes all specific competencies and annual organizational requirements

Requirements for Hospitalist / Nocturnist – Hospital

  • Unrestricted California State Medical License
  • Current California DEA certificate
  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • EMR proficient
  • Ability to work both shifts on a full-time basis
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Self-starter with ability to practice with a high degree of independence
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment