Centura Health HOSPITALIST for Castle Rock Adventist Hospital in Castle Rock, CO in Castle Rock, Colorado

Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 123270_

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*Clinic/Department: 5615 CASTLE ROCK HOSPITALISTS *




*Position Summary*

The Hospitalist provides medical care for patients; and facilitates transition of care at discharge from the hospital by communicating a summary of the hospital course, discharge medications, pending diagnostic studies, and follow-up instructions to the primary care provider and pertinent consultants. The Hospitalist assumes responsibility for comprehensive patient care to assure that the health care needs of patients are being met, including attendance at Interdisciplinary or nursing rounds and daily communication with the team caring for the patient; renders quality medical services according to qualifications as an internal medicine or family practice physician with appropriate referrals, follow-up and hospitalization; supports hospital medical staff and other area physicians utilizing the Hospitalist service by overseeing the inpatient experience, including providing follow-up care for patients in the outpatient realm; communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff; documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes; assists in the review of work flow, office practices and objectives; and teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs.

*Minimum Education Requirements*

Doctorate Degree


Current Physician License in the state of Colorado

Current BLS or ACLS from American Heart Association required, other certifications may be required depending

on practice setting or credentialing requirements

*Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )*

■ Provides high quality medical care for hospital patients*

■ Participate in chart audits and Quality assurance activities*

■ Facilitates transition of care at discharge*

■ Communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff*

■ Documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes*

■ Conducts educational activities in required curriculums as assigned*

■ Teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs*

■ Attendance at interdisciplinary or nursing rounds*

■ Daily communication with the team caring for the patient*

■ Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill*

■ Development of personal and professional knowledge and competence through continuing medical education including maintaining board certification*

■ Attends and actively contributes to Meetings*

■ Other duties as assigned*

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.