RN- Hospital Medicine
St. Dominic Medical Associates
HOSPITAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES-6876
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.
- 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…
- 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