The Physician Advisor will work closely with the medical staff, including house staff, hospital leadership, and all utilization management (UM) personnel to develop and implement methods to optimize the use of hospital services.
Provide information and answers routine questions of patients regarding their disease, including preventive health maintenance topics such as diet, weight, smoking and topics related to medical specialty, with basic recommendations.
attend to children in NICU, delivery attendance, consult availability to labor/delivery and well-baby nursery, program growth and development Nurse and advanced practice practitioner education and training. Will participate in education to Family Practice Residents.
The successful candidate will lead a team of an advanced practitioner and an internal medicine resident. Hospitalists are considered extended faculty and will be encouraged to participate in teaching activities.
The provider will support family medicine and acute care medical visits making professional judgments, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, reviewing results, counseling patients, making appropriate recommendations, and prescribing medications all in accordance with hospital mission and values.