Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
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Hospitalist physicians in the Hospital Medicine D epartment areclinicians and/or clinician educators who provide clinical care forpatients admitted at Duke University Health System hospitals, su pportsurgical and specialty services through consultative general intern almedicine practice, and teach staff, graduate medical trainees, andmedi cal students on inpatient educational rotations.
Work Perfor med
Hospitalists will engage in direct patient care activities an dmedical/clinical practice as the principal component of his/her overall professional responsibility within the Department. Patient careactivit ies will include, but are not be limited to:1. Assessment, evaluation, d iagnostic determination, on-goingtreatment and clinical management, nece ssary referral for consultation,care planning and modification, medicati ons/therapeutic orders, transferauthorization, risk assessment, and, whe n appropriate, determination ofreadiness and planning for discharge for inpatients at DUHS hospitals. 2. Direct contact and consultation with pa tient family members,friends, advocates, and others to ensure effective communication ofpatient status and care plans, and to encourage/support an open visitor-friendly environmentwithin the medical/hospital environ ment, 3. Extensive and on-going communications with community primary ca rephysicians who routinely manage the care of patients currently in theh ospital 4.Day-to-day patient contact/rounding/care management that activelyencourages and includes professional input from all members of thepat ient care team 5.Accurate and timely completion of all clinical and prof essionalrecords and documentation to assure compliance with local, state andfederal regulatory, licensure and accreditation requirements. 6. Wor k to create a positive work culture within cross-departmentalteams and a lign this work with other Hospital Medicine initiatives. 7. Perform othe r related duties incidental to the work describedherein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Technical:- Clinical training and sk ills as mandated by the American Board ofInternal Medicine for General I nternal Medicine physiciansNon-Technical:- Ability to work with others i n a cooperative, collaborativemanner.- Strong written and oral communica tion skills- For clinician educators, strong clinical teaching skills</p >
Work requires a MD, DO, and completion of advanced graduate medicaleducation in Internal Medicine with board eligibility or board certification in internal medicine.
Training experiences as mandated by the ABIM for board eligibility are required, clinical and teaching experience in an inpatient healthcare environment including experience in both large academic medical center and community hospital environments is preferred.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Physician will maintain a current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina, federal and state prescriptive authority, and will obtain and maintain board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws of the DUHS Hospitals.
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