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Hospitalist Advance Practice Provider Jefferson Lansdale Per Diem

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Lansdale
Posted on: June 12, 2024

Job Description:

Services . The Hospitalist Medicine APP will render professional medical services to the hospitalized patients, admitting patients, as well as reviewing, (and rendering when needed) admissions to the general medical/telemetry floors.

  • Admit, examine, diagnose and treat general medical patients. Admit patients with a sub-specialty problem to the hospitalist service with sub-specialty consultation.
  • Confer with other attending physicians regarding care and treatment of patients and assist them by examining and treating patients both at time of admission and while hospitalized.
  • Work collaboratively with the hospitalists, nursing and ancillary personnel through the continuum of care.
  • Assist in the enforcement of rules relating to communicable disease control.
  • Assist in the planning and direction of patient therapeutic care programs.
  • Document patient encounters appropriately in patient chart.
  • Provide patient education and counseling regarding medical diagnosis and treatment, pronounce death, place orders in EMR, prescribe and administer controlled substances (with active DEA number)
  • Provide high-quality patient care, exceptional customer service and other health related services to meet and/or exceed the needs of the patient.
  • Actively participate in achieving satisfactory patient satisfaction scores
  • Function as part of the hospitalist practice group through direct communication during sign-in and sign-out with daytime and nighttime attending physicians.
  • Admit and manage GMF and PCU patients and complete documentation to comply with standards set forth by CMS
  • Participate, as reasonably required, by Professional Services in quality assessment, utilization review, committees and other clinical and community responsibilities
  • Maintain board certification in your prospective field CRNP/PA
  • Abide by all Policies and Procedures listed in the Jefferson Health Northeast Internal Medicine Department Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Abide by all bylaws, policies, rules and regulations, procedures of the Board of Directors, Medical Staff and Administration of Professional Services and Hospital.
  • Provide Professional Services any and all information necessary to bill third parties for professional services rendered by Physician.
  • Participate in and meet performance standards, including CORE measures, patient satisfaction, throughput, and clinical and productivity metrics.
  • Meet all documentation requirements, including but not limited to, completion of all admission charts concurrently and completion of all discharged charts prior to the end of the shift and responding to unresolved issues within fourteen (14) days.
  • Review inpatient clinical system (Epic) for all patients being admitted to ensure continuity of care with prior admitting and consulting physicians.
  • Document appropriate diagnosis to severity of care.
  • Review physician report card monthly to obtain performance on all reported measures and comply with improvement plan if needed.
  • Compliance with all government regulations includes Eprescribe & Meaningful Use electronic documentation.
  • Meet core measures, hospital initiatives and patient satisfaction standards When APP is assigned to admit a patient from the Lansdale Hospital Emergency Department, he/she shall respond in-person or telephonically to the Emergency Department within 30 minutes of a call/EPIC secure chat by the ER AQA.

    Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

    Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

    Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

    Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

    Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
    • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
    • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
    • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Hospitalist Advance Practice Provider Jefferson Lansdale Per Diem, Healthcare , Lansdale, Pennsylvania

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