Family Medicine or Internal Medicine - Lead Hospitalist Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 16, 2019
Closes
Sep 15, 2020
Ref
2003305
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic Medical Group has an excellent opportunity for a Lead Hospitalist to provide care at Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The selected candidate will have 50% administrative and 50% clinical responsibilities as well as the following duties:

  • Oversees and provides leadership to hospitalist group with regard to strategic alignment with quality, patient safety, patient experience of care, physician satisfaction, denials/downgrades, and other goals of Nazareth Hospital and Mercy Health System.
  • Coordinates daily and on-call schedule of hospitalist group, oversee paid-time-off, and provide schedules in a timely fashion.
  • Works with hospitalist group to ensure excellent and complete clinical documentation in the electronic medical record; responds timely to Clinical Documentation Educator Queries; and, assists in ensuring hospitalist group compliance with ICD-10 documentation requirements.
  • Participates in interviewing and on-boarding of all new hospitalists.
  • Works with the Hospitalist group to ensure the expansion of services and to achieve high physician satisfaction (both PCP and sub-specialty) to retain those current practices that utilize the service.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician to be part of a well-established group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic Medical Group offers a competitive salary and compensation package based on training and clinical experience.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Nazareth Hospital, established in 1940 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, serves Northeast Philadelphia with 205 acute beds and 28 skilled nursing beds. The hospital had 8,136 admissions, 51,177 visits to our Emergency Department, and 135,107 outpatient visits in 2015.

An affiliate of St. Mary Heart and Vascular Care, Nazareth is nationally accredited by Corazon, Inc. to provide life-saving emergency angioplasty for patients suffering heart attacks and has been accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care. The Hospital also offers heart diagnostics, a state-of-the-art cath lab, a Vein Center and the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. Nazareth received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and national recertifications for its congestive heart failure program, as well as the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure Care.

A long-time leader in stroke care, Nazareth is a nationally certified Primary Stroke Center, and received Healthgrades’ five-star ratings for stroke 11 years in a row. Nazareth is the six-time recipient of Healthgrades’ Stroke Care Excellence Award. The hospital has also earned multiple Get With The Guidelines Performance Awards from the American Stroke Association. The Joint Commission has three times named Nazareth a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The distinction recognizes exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care.

Nazareth continues to build on its reputation for clinical excellence in orthopedic care, again earning national recertification for hip and knee replacement from The Joint Commission. Nazareth is an Independence Blue Cross-designated Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Nazareth’s Balance Program is designed to prevent falls and improve quality of life for people with conditions that place them at risk.

Nazareth offers PET/CT for cancer diagnosis, staging and treatment, in addition to advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies for cancer, which include digital mammography and image-guided radiation therapy. Nazareth is an affiliate of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. In 2014, the hospital opened a new infusion suite to provide patients with a serene, comforting environment for receiving chemotherapy and other infusion treatments

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country.

Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities.  There is quick access to historic Philadelphia with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants.  Beaches, mountains, New York City and Washington DC are also just a short drive away.

Craving some fun in the fresh air and sunshine?  Enjoy biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, golf and our many parks.  The Countryside has more outdoor activities than you can shake a walking stick at including wine trails and even Appalachian trails, the possibilities are endless.

For more information on Philadelphia visit www.visitphilly.com

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