Lancaster General Health Physician Hospitalist in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Lancaster General Hospital
4606 Internal Medicine Hospitalist Specialist
Internal Medicine Hospitalist Specialist Providers
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide high level and patient-centered care in the discipline of Hospital Medicine. Hospitalists primarily work a week on week off schedule.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
Provide exclusive inpatient care.
Provide efficient, cost-effective professional medical services to unassigned hospitalized patients referred to IMHS in accordance with LGH policy, as well as all patients referred to IMHS from the emergency department and internal/external family practices.
Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment.
Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition.
Monitors lab results, medication adherence and medication toxicities.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
Provides clinical and didactic teaching to residents, medical students and staff on Internal Medicine related topics and issues.
Represents the practice at Hospital committees in such a manner that the burden of attending the meetings is reasonably distributed among all of the physicians in the group.
Assists in recruiting and interviewing of new physicians and staff to the practice.
Attends Directors' and Committee meetings as designated by the IMHS Medical Director.
Acquires the necessary CME credits and takes the certification examination to maintain re-certification status.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
Completion of Internal Medicine Residency.
Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
- At least three years clinical patient care experience as a specialist in Hospital Medicine.
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:
5 Star Rating on Medicare.gov Hospital Compare
Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at https://www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/pennsylvania-pa/lancaster-general-hospital-hgst7169e6a6390100
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A
US News List of High Performing Hospitals at https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/pa/lancaster-general-hospital-6231120
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