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Hospitalist - Physician MULTIPLE OPENINGS

Serve as a member of a physician group to provide medical service coverage of selected inpatients at Hospital. Perform admission and initial assessments of inpatients in a timely fashion. See unassigned patients in a timelymanner while serving as "attending" physician from the Emergency Care Center expediting their care. Effectively communicate with Primary Care Physician on inpatient care plan and subsequent follow-up care. Perform rounds multiple times daily when necessary. Integrate specialty and subspecialty consults into case plan. Discuss "End of Life" preferences with patients and family members. Manage patient complications or difficulties as they arise. Serve as an information resource to family on patient's status. Ensure scheduling of post-discharge office visits to Primary Care Physician. Be available for consultations as requested, including timely consultations to the Emergency Care Center. Participate in medical center quality improvement activities. Manage patients in a high-quality, cost-effective fashion.

and completion of an Internal Medicine residency required.

Covenant HealthCare employs more than 4,000 employees and supports an empowered and accountable workforce that embraces diversity and change in the pursuit of excellence. As the region's preferred hospital and leader in electronic medical records, we support research, education and technology serving as a major teaching hospital in addition to providing training facilities for CMU's new medical education program in 2013. With 670 beds and the regions only Level II Trauma Center including air medical transport service Covenant treats patients across a 20 plus county area. Each year, Covenant has more than 26,000 inpatient admissions, more than 3,000 new born deliveries, more than 21,000 surgical procedures and more than 85,000 emergency visits. EOE
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Covenant HealthCare, with a track record of clinical and workplace excellence we are the sixth largest hospital in Michigan and the only level II trauma center in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Covenant supports research, education and technology serving as a major teaching hospital to 5 residency programs in addition to providing training facilities for CMU's new medical education program. We offer an empowered and accountable workforce that embraces diversity and change in the pursuit of excellence. Covenant Medical Group, the employed physician network of the Covenant Health System consisting of more than 150 physicians is the largest hospital-integrated physician group in the region. 100% of Covenant's PCP are certified patient-centered medical homes. Join Covenant and you will enjoy a fully implemented EMR - EPIC, a tremendous and well connected network of physicians, five MedExpress Urgent Care faciities, more than 15 inpatient and outpatient locations, and a quality of life second to none. We offer extremely competitive base compensation, productivity/incentive bonus, paid malpractice, full benefits to include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance and much more.