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Assistant in Medicine (Hospitalist)

Massachusetts General Brigham
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Aug 31, 2022

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Hospital Medicine (MD)
Full Time
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Assistant in Medicine (Hospitalist) - Sought by Massachusetts General Hospital (“MGH”) / MGPO, the non-profit physician’s organization of MGH, charged with the mission of providing patient care and teaching at MGH, including the training of Harvard Medical School students, to serve as attending in charge of care for patients referred to the Hospital Medicine Unit’s service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Examine patients, analyze reports and findings of tests and examination, and administer or prescribe treatments and drugs for patients requiring inpatient care. Determine and communicate plan of care regularly with nurses, specialists, PCPs, social workers, families, etc. Order and follow-up on appropriate diagnostic tests, reconcile preadmission medications with those at discharge, arrange appropriate follow-up care, and promptly bill for services. Attend monthly hospital medicine unit business meetings. Take full responsibility for professional decisions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Refer patients to medical specialist or other practitioners for specialized treatment as indicated.

Applicants should have recent experience working in a high acuity, tertiary care academic referral center and be willing to work day, night, and weekend shifts. Our physicians are required to function at a high level in a collaborative team-based care environment with advanced practice clinicians, nurses, students and other members of the patient care team. Thus, strong leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills are required.  Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Academic rank at Harvard Medical School as Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor, full-time and part-time will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, including relevant experience in medical education, health system leadership, research, and community service.

Nocturnists positions also available.

Position located in Boston, MA.

Requirements include a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or equivalent.

Must be licensed by Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Must possess DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) certification from the Dept. of Justice, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification from the American Heart Association, and CRS (Controlled Substance Registration) certification from the MA Dept. of Health. Must be certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, or eligible to become certified within one year of hire.

If qualified, please send resume to: Reference WA9098B in subject line.

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