Locums Hospitalist Position Coastal North Carolina

North Carolina
Feb 05, 2018
Position Type
Locum Tenens
Job Description

Locums Hospitalist Position in Coastal North Carolina
Date of coverage: ASAP-ongoing (6-8 weeks minimum
162 Beds
Day Shift 7am-7pm 3 physician and 1 mid-level (NP- will round and admit patients) Day shift duties: There are 4 providers on the day team…3 MD's 1 APP. There is no designated admitter. The 3 MD's rotate the responsibility of being the lead hospitalist WOWO. That physician accepts all calls from the ED and then delegates admissions to ensure a fair distribution. The APP accepts admissions but is not part of the regular rotation. It is just up to the discretion of the lead Physician on when to pass an admission to them.

Average census is around 45-50 with about 10-12 admission within a 24hr period
Patient encounters per shift: 12-18
Average admits on the night shift: 5-8 Night shift duties: Admissions and floor coverage when called with issues that arise

Limited pulmonology, limited nephrology, limited neurology. 24hr access to surgery, anesthesia, and oncology subspecialty backup available
Primary Code Responders- Hospitalists respond to all non-ER codes

Requirements for Onslow:
• Endotracheal Intubation
• Removal of Central Lines
• Interpretation of Electrocardiogram
• Insertion of Vascular Access Devices and Catheters
• Primary Code Responders

EMR is Meditech
Industry leading compensation
Weekly direct deposit
("A" - rated) Malpractice with tail coverage
Prepaid travel and lodging, in-house travel agency
24/7 recruiter availability and single point of contact
Experienced in-house credentialing to facilitate all necessary privileges