at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine, United States
MaineGeneral Medical Center seeks Hospitalists (multiple openings) to work in Augusta, Maine. Hospitalists provide comprehensive internal medicine care in the hospital, managing both common and complex illnesses of adolescents, adults, and the elderly admitted to the hospital because of a variety of illnesses and injuries. Hospitalists participate in the leadership and development of the Hospitalist practices and facilitate transition of care at discharge from the hospital by communicating a summary of the hospital course, discharge medications, pending diagnostic studies, and follow-up instructions to the primary care provider and pertinent consultants. Hospitalists assume responsibility for comprehensive patient care to assure that the health care needs of patients are being met, including attendance at Interdisciplinary or nursing rounds and daily communication with the team caring for the patient; render quality medical services according to qualifications as an internal medicine or family practice physician with appropriate referrals, follow-up and hospitalization; support hospital medical staff and other area physicians utilizing the Hospitalist service by overseeing the inpatient experience, including providing follow-up care for patients in the outpatient realm; communicate health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff; document information completely for patient care and billing purposes; assist in the review of work flow, office practices and objectives; and train medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs. Qualified candidates must have a M.D. or D.O.; State of Maine Medical License; Board certification or eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine; and residency experience in hospital medicine, including care for medical/surgical and critical care adult patients. Candidates may apply online (https://www.mainegeneral.org/careers/) or e-mail application materials to Holly.Duguay@MaineGeneral.org.