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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
The William W. Backus Hospital seeks two full-time Hospitalists to work at The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, CT and Windham Hospital in Willimantic, CT. This position will be responsible for performing the following duties: Accepting admission for all adult patients presenting to the hospital for admission in accordance with the patient acceptance policy; meeting the needs (health care, communication, other as appropriate) of the patients and their families in a timely manner; engaging in timely consultation with and care for those already admitted to or being consulted on by the hospital medicine services; delivering documentation in the written and electronic record, consistent with the hospitals ongoing clinical documentation and quality metric programs; helping to develop, modify, maintain and adhere to evidenced-based best practice guidelines for patient care; working closely and collaboratively with: the emergency department physicians to assure effective communication and transition of patients to optimize their care, other specialty services to assure the highest quality of inpatient care on the appropriate services and to assure consultation to and from other specialty services; and making referrals to community physicians to assure effective communication to optimize patient care; working with existing programs and helping to develop new and innovative systems to achieve the highest measures of quality of care, resource utilization and inpatient care throughout the hospital; working with other members of the medical staff to develop roles and provide leadership in committees, task forces and other areas related to inpatient care and patient transition; and growing the knowledge related to patient care and to hospital and health care system through continuing education and extending others knowledge of hospital medicine and systems through participating in educational and committee activities. This position requires travel to Windham Hospital approximately 10% of work time.
Minimum requirements: possession of M.D. or its foreign equivalent; completion of three-year residency in internal medicine; board eligibility or certification in internal medicine; and the possession of or eligibility for an unrestricted Connecticut medical license. Apply to: Pamela Lasser, Physician Recruiter, at 389 John Downey Drive, New Britain, CT 06051, at [email protected] or at www.hhchealth.org/careers.
Minimum requirements: possession of M.D. or its foreign equivalent; completion of three-year accredited residency in internal medicine; board eligibility or certification in internal medicine; and the possession of or eligibility for an unrestricted Connecticut medical license.