Hospitalist Medical Director

  • Job Reference: 1326783295-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Northridge, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Nurses, Restaurant & Service, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview
Established in 1976, Dignity Health Medical Group - Northridge is a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation. We are aligned with Dignity Health, one of the largest health systems in California. We are recruiting an experienced Hospitalist Director (adult medicine) who would be 50% clinical and 50% administrative.
  • Join well-respected, long tenured, multispecialty group
  • Enjoy collegial relationships with fellow clinical leader peers
  • One hospital location
  • Board Certification in Family or Internal Medicine required
Patients are cared for at Northridge Hospital Medical Center; a 424-bed, acute care facility, serving the Northridge community since 1955.

The way in which we approach our patients and each other is ingrained in our culture, and can be summed up in two words: Hello humankindness.

Dignity Health is a part of CommonSpirit , one of the nation's largest health systems dedicated to advancing health for all people.

Compensation Range: $340,000 - $380,000 / Year

Responsibilities
Patient Care:
  • Diagnose and treat various medical conditions.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Conduct thorough medical examinations and histories.
Communication:
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare teams.
  • Provide clear and concise medical information.
  • Foster a collaborative and patient-centered approach to healthcare.
Documentation:
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
  • Document medical findings, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
  • Ensure compliance with coding and billing regulations.
Diagnostic Procedures:
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as lab work and imaging.
  • Perform procedures as needed
  • Collaborate with specialists for further diagnostic evaluation.
Team Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case discussions.
  • Provide consultative services to other healthcare providers.
Quality Improvement:
  • Participate in quality assurance and improvement initiatives.
  • Review and analyze clinical outcomes for continuous improvement.
  • Implement changes to enhance patient care and safety.
Compliance:
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice.
  • Stay informed about healthcare regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Participate in quality audits to ensure adherence to standards.
Continuous Learning:
  • Stay abreast of medical advancements and best practices.
  • Participate in ongoing medical education and training.
  • Contribute to the development of clinical protocols and guidelines.
Qualifications
  • A valid and unrestricted California medical license
  • Board eligible or board certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine (ABMS or AOA)
  • Completion of an accredited post-graduate training program
Pay Range
$163.46 - $182.69 /hour