Manage and provide the clinical care of patients assigned to Hospitalist Services through the entire continuum of hospital care including, but not limited to seeing patients in the ER, on the unit, following them to the critical care unit. Hospitalist shall be responsible to ensure that each patient assigned to the service receives medically appropriate level of care on 24/7 basis. Coordinates discharge planning with the patient, family members, and care manager/discharge planner.
The Hospitalist serves as admitting Physician for Attending Medical Staff, is responsible for the clinical management of patients, assuring timely communication and comprehensive collaboration and is also responsible for Inpatient Management/Hospital based medical care.
Responsible for attending to patients to render diagnostic, therapeutic, medical, dental, podiatric or surgical services in the Hershey Medical Center as part of the Medical Staff or Specified Professional category as defined in the Medical Staff Bylaws.