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Looking for APRN or PA with at least two years Hospitalist experience for admitting shift job, average 40 hours/ week, as part of the Backus Hospitalist service.

Hours would be weekdays 10am to 6pm 5 days a week or 10am to 8pm 4 days a week, with some flexibility.

The Admitter would receive referrals for admission from the ED and perform H+Ps and write admitting orders for most of the admissions, except for CCU (critical care unit) patients. He/she would give a verbal sign out to the accepting Hospitalist before leaving, helping to distribute the admissions by unit based guidelines. He/she could also, with agreement from the accepting hospitalist, write brief holding orders and leave the full H+P and evaluation to the accepting hospitalist, or distribute admissions to other hospitalists if unable to fully evaluate all of the referred admissions.

The Admitter may also be asked to do medical evaluations on patients admitted to the psychiatric unit, and to handle requests for transfers from outside facilities.

Qualifications:

Preferably two years experience as hospitalist and/or previous extensive experience as Nurse or PA in inpatient setting.
Looking for clinical acumen, the ability to adapt quickly and help develop best practices in this position, and to get along well with ED and Hospitalist providers.
Would answer to Director of Hospitalist Service.
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