Psychiatry Hospitalist - cds

Presbyterian Health Services Corp   •  

Albuquerque, NM

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 57 days ago

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Cares for patients referred for psychiatric inpatient care, then returns care of the patient to the appropriate outpatient provider at the time of discharge. The hospitalist is responsible for managing the care of inpatients and works collaboratively with nurses, therapists, case and care managers, care coordinators, consulting and primary care physicians and other facility-based healthcare professionals who comprise the patient s care team. The hospitalist leads the care team in providing efficient but compassionate care.

Hospitalist also provides consultative services to Presbyterian emergency departments and to medical/surgical floors of Presbyterian Hospitals


*Oversees and is accountable for the overall quality of care and clinical outcomes within the assigned facilities.

*Oversees and is accountable for all resource utilization within the assigned facilities.

*Ensure both patient and provider satisfaction and develop plans for improvement.

*Provides input into the hospitalist team s financial, clinical, and service quality performance; budget; capital plan; and personnel issues.

*Organize, attend and facilitate daily care team meetings within the assigned facility.

*Attend and participate in all regular scheduled psychiatric staff meetings

*Attend and participate in requested QI, Peer Review and Care Management meetings.

*Attend and participate in Sub-specialist/Medical group meetings as requested.

*Provide real time feedback to outpatient providers regarding clinical and operational guidelines to optimize patient care and clinical efficiency.

*Maintain coding and encounter data standards for completeness, accuracy, timeliness and reimbursement level., including legible documentation

*Meet and maintain all provider credentialing QI standards.

*Participate in the development, adoption, and implementation process for clinical standards for inpatient care.

*Work with the Medical Director and/or fellow psychiatrists to assure proper provider staffing, including vacation coverage.

*Participates in on-call duties in rotation with other staff psychiatrists as directed.

*Mentor and educate all new psychiatric hospitalists on PMG s service standards.

*Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, literature review, in-services, and workshops.

*Performs other functions as required.



* Medical Degree



* NM Medical License

* Board Certified or Board Eligible - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology