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Department: Observation Unit Providers RGH

Schedule: Full Time

Job Details:

Outstanding opportunity for a physician that is BC/BE in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine to provide excellent and patient-centered medical care to Observation Unit patients by assuring completion of history and physical examination, admission orders and disposition of each patient. This will be accomplished by participating in daily patient rounds. The ideal candidate will participate in and support changes in Observation Unit patient flow and space utilization which are designed to increase Observation Unit efficiency and safety, and significantly reduce the patient Observation Unit length of stay. Physician will work closely with the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine to assure appropriate patient placement and timely patient flow. Rochester General Hospital has a state-of-the-art Observation and Clinical Decision Unit.

The primary mission of the Medical Observation Unit (MOU)/Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) is to decompress the Emergency Department and assist with patient flow. Rochester General Health System's Emergency Department has an annual volume of 124,000 patients and growing, emergency ultrasound services, a 17 bed Observation Unit and a 19 bed Clinical Decision Unit. This mission is accomplished by admitting observation patients to the MOU and CDU and by assisting with patient selection for appropriate inpatients to be moved to the CDU. Patients will be selected by using the exclusion criteria that have been established for each unit.

Highlights of Rochester Regional Health

Serving the greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region and beyond, Rochester Regional Health combines the resources, skills and accomplishments of Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System in an integrated network of nationally recognized, community-focused services. The full care continuum includes:

Five full service acute-care hospitals

Comprehensive ambulatory services

Leading cardiac, orthopedic, neuroscience, oncology, surgery, women's health and medicine programs

More than 80 primary and specialty medical practices

Innovative senior care programs, facilities and independent housing

Wide range of chemical dependency and behavioral health services

Enhancing lives. Preserving health. They're why every member of the Rochester Regional Health System family gets up and goes to work each day. Our vision, mission and values are the road map to guide our journey. These words express what we believe, drive what we do and shape who we aspire to be. They are the foundation for every decision we make, and every action we take.


Lead the evolution of health care to enable every member of the communities we serve to enjoy a better, healthier life.


To enhance lives and preserve health by enabling access to a comprehensive, fully integrated network of the highest quality and most affordable care, delivered with kindness, integrity and respect.

Highlights of Our Community

Rochester and its surrounding communities are some of the most affordable, innovative, and educated communities in the U.S. Ranked by Forbes as the 4th most affordable city and 3rd best metropolitan region in the country for raising a family. Our community is home to some of the best school districts, colleges, and universities in New York and the country.

Whether in Rochester, or its neighboring communities, there are activities to enjoy year round. Cruise, bike, ski, golf or hike, visit great restaurants, enjoy the theater or concerts, and savor the celebrated Finger Lakes wine region. Come see why people who move here don't want to leave!

Apply Today!

If you are looking to join a world class Medical and Dental team and a nationally recognized health system known for its unwavering commitment to patient care and an atmosphere of innovation and collaboration, apply today! For additional questions, email

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system provides care from 150 locations, including five hospitals; more than 100 primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers and ambulatory campuses; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Medical Laboratory, a global leader in patient and clinical trials.