Newton, MA

Newton, Massachusetts
Apr 16, 2019
Position Type
Newton Wellesley Hospital offers a rich teaching and learning environment. Hospitalists hold academic appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. As clinician- educators, they are responsible for teaching and supervising Tufts Medical students and from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Internal Medicine Residency Program. The hospitalists attend on the teaching service, participate in teaching rounds, and present at the resident noon conference series. Weekly grand rounds and tumor conference, and quarterly morbidity and mortality rounds contribute to the academic atmosphere. Currently, a full-time hospitalist works 16 clinical shifts per month which includes two weekends and up to two overnight shifts. Our on-service days average approximately 11 hours. The overnight shift is 12 hours from 7 PM to 7 AM. The evening admitting shifts are 7 hours but extend longer when needed. In addition to clinical responsibilities, each hospitalist is paid for 2 administrative days per month to permit and encourage members of our group to become involved in hospital committees and initiatives, quality projects, faculty development, and medical education. NWH offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits including malpractice insurance, health and dental insurance, 403b retirement plan, continuing medical education stipend and a bonus-incentive plan.

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