Inpatient Physician

Location
Monroe, North Carolina
Posted
Aug 10, 2020
Position Type
Permanent

JOB SUMMARY

Novant Health is looking for compassionate, caring Intensivists to join our high functioning, efficient and impactful Tele-ICU program, and we would love to speak with you about our opportunities.

#NovantHealthMedicalGroup is seeking Board Certified / Board Eligible Critical Care Medicine or Surgical Critical Care Medicine physicians. 

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a rapidly growing healthcare system that focuses on a culture of safety and team member growth?

Come join our team!

You will provide remote monitoring of ICU patients and management of their care by specialty-trained clinicians to manage the care of patients in multiple distant units to increase patient acuity in community hospitals throughout North Carolina. The tele-ICU team will act in a supportive role to physicians and nurses at the bedside in our facilities. The tele-intensivist must work on-site with a mixture of day/night coverage at one of our 2 Tele ICU locations (Monroe or near the Winston Salem, North Carolina area) for 24 hour/7 day coverage.

At Novant Health, our team of hospital based physicians includes more than 100 hospitalists available to follow patients from admission — whether it is a direct admit or through the ER — all the way through to discharge and back home.

Our service line includes board-certified experts:

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine
  • Palliative Care and Hospice

 Members of our team are:

  • Physician liaisons, championing education, and training initiatives
  • Participating and leading various quality and safety committees for an individual hospital or the health system
  • Change agents, identifying and leading process improvement efforts
  • Administrative partners with hospital and medical staff leaders to help facilitate organizational change

Novant Health offers:

  • 2-Year salary guarantee
  • NH Medical Group employed
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance
  • System wide EHR-Epic
  • Malpractice
  • Work-Life balance

Novant Health Medical Group

  • Is one of the largest medical groups in the nation
  • Offers resiliency training for physicians and team members to prevent burnout
  • Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems
  • Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.

What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?  

  • A commitment to patient centered care and our model of spending more time with each patient, and creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundations of our success 
  • Sharing a philosophy of putting high value on the patient experience 
  • Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  
  • The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,800 physicians and over 35,000 employees who provide care at nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics.  
  • In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list.  
  • Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health first in the nation on its 2021 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” 
  • In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community benefit, including financial assistance and services. 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. 

Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required

  • Prior Tele-ICU and Neuro-ICU experience preferred, not mandatory
  • Current ACLS certification

Responsibilities

  • Provide high-level skill in decision-making, systems thinking, computer literacy including two-way remote communicating on camera
  • Provide continuous, real-time audio, video, and electronic reports of vital signs connected to the command center - up to 120 bedside cameras
  • Requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual skill as well as the ability to sit or stand at a desk for long periods
  • Evaluate and treat new adult admissions and intervene to prevent further deterioration
  • Use ICU quality metrics data from appropriate monitoring devices to titrate therapy in the ICU
  • Institute best practices and respond to patient alarms and alerts
  • Proactively communicate changes in patient status to the appropriate physician(s) and effectively communicate with members of the bed side ICU team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care during routine care and emergent conditions
  • Participate in educational programs designated for the critical care unit personnel including medical staff 
  • Participate in monitoring the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care as requested by the director or designee

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm"

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