Job Description

RN- Hospital Medicine
Location
St. Dominic Medical Associates
Department
HOSPITAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES-6876
Employment Type:
Full Time 80
Shift:
Day
Other Shift Details:
Job Code:
14964

The Hospitalist nurse is a registered nurse who acts as the clinical/ administrative resource person who collaborates with the hospitalist care team to coordinate and manage the provision of patient care delivery.

Organizational Expectations:

  • Provide a positive and professional representation of our organization.
  • Assist with maintaining a positive patient care experience.
  • Maintain compliance with organizations standards, policies, and practices.
  • Demonstrate an excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions consistent with the vison, mission, and values of our organization.

Essential Functions of the Hospital Nurse

  • Collaborate with hospital care team and hospital staff to expedite throughput and facilitate appropriate discharges.
  • Collaborate with the hospital care team and hospital staff to facilitate the timely implementation of patient care, especially at transition points along the continuum of care
  • Obtains information relevant to the patient’s hospital stay from their primary care provider.
  • Follow-up with patient/family as needed to assure needs are being addressed during stay.
  • Clarify/establishing a PCP
  • Schedule hospital Follow up appointments
  • Responsible for discharge and post discharge needs, such as medications and pending test/labs
  • Post discharge 48-hour callback
  • Resolve and handle incoming post-discharge call issues from patients, families, pharmacies, and any other services
  • Communicates pertinent information regarding patient’s hospital stay (landmark events) with the patient’s primary care provider as needed.
  • Participates in daily morning unit huddles to ensure communication and implementation of patient’s care.
  • As needed collaborate with providers to determine potential barriers to discharge.
  • Responsible for assisting with completing paperwork and forms such as FMLA, durable medical equipment (DME), short term disability, home health, face to face, ect…

Functional Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, walking and sitting while on duty.
  • May be subject to stressful situations where professional judgement and actions are essential.
  • Ability to multitasks and perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment
  • Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances.
  • Great communication, collaboration, and strong clinical experience

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