Iowa Employer Internal Medicine - Hospitalist in WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa
Perform medical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment to assigned Medical center in-patients. Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions. Refer patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components. Direct and coordinate patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required. Participate in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs. Follow established departmental policies, procedures, objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. Provide physician services to assigned Family Care Centers as designed by Med. Center when mutually agreed upon by Physician and Med. Center. Admit patients for hospital stays and attend inpatient consults in areas of specialty. Communicate with patientsi primary care physicians upon admission when treatment plans change or at discharge to maintain continuity and quality of care. Diagnose, treat or provide continuous care to hospital inpatients. Attend inpatient consultations in areas of specialty. Order or interpret the results of tests such as lab tests and radiographs. Prescribe medications or treatment regimens to hospital inpatients. Write patient discharge summaries and send them to primary care physicians. Train medical students and/or other health professionals. Direct the operations of short stay or specialty units.