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Locum Hospitalist Position - Minnesota - ASAP coverage (Physician )

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3 Sep 2022
Hospitalist opening in , Minnesota. Locum Source is assisting a hospital in Minnesota seeking Hospitalist coverage. The facility is in the suburbs of Minneapolis. Working with Locum Source has many benefits, including housing, travel, state licensing reimbursement, and malpractice insurance. I have listed a description and details below.
The hospital is seeking additional Hospitalist providers to join their pool to help cover day and swing shifts starting as soon as possible throughout 2022. These are traditional hospitalist positions involving medical management of patients, ensuring continuity and appropriate level of care for all inpatients and providing patients with appropriate instructions for outpatient follow-up. Hospitalists are also involved in teaching rounds with medical students and residents.

Shift Schedule:
  • Provider 1: 7 on 7 off, swing 2pm - 12am
  • Provider 2: 7 on 7 off - days 8am - 6pm
Surge is in a Green/Yellow Status
  • Days 8am 6pm (10 hours)
  • Swing 2pm 12am (10 hours)
Additional Information:
  • No ICU rounding
  • No Vent management
  • No Procedures
  • Pulm/Crit runs Code Blues
  • Day shift 10 hours Geographic Rounding
  • Rounding volume 12-14 patient encounters inclusive of admissions
  • Admit to geographic floor from 8am until 2pm afternoon for finishing work, talking to patients/families, documentation
  • APP Support to buffer surges
  • Full Sub-specialty support in house Cardiology, Infectious Disease, GI, Heme/Onc, Pulmonary, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, ENT, OMFS, Palliative, Nephrology, Vascular, Neurology, IR, Podiatry, Plastics, Trauma, Colo-Rectal
  • Overnight In House Hospital Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, Trauma All other specialties on call and available
  • PICC line service 8a-8p
  • Swing Shift 2pm-12am, last admit 11pm, cross cover only between 6pm and 8pm only, staffed for 1 admission every 1.5 hours. Low acuity ICU admits only BiPAP, single presser, no vents, can defer to critical care if appropriate.
  • ICU COVID admission done by Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Surgical/Trauma ICU admissions done by Surgical/Critical care
  • Collegial and supportive atmosphere, very low turn over
  • Fully staffed nocturnist program 3 physicians 8pm to 8am
  • Our locums are part of our team their feedback is important they are included in team meetings and department communication
  • Locums need is due to ongoing LOAs related to maternity/paternity leave, medical, etc
  • Have several locums that have been with us for 2-4 years.
  • Looking for long term relationships with good providers who know how to communicate well, work in a multi-disciplinary fashion and are focused on spending time with their patients and families
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine - Required
  • Minnesota License - Required at time of submission, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Must be able to provide 7 on/7 off coverage for either day shift or swing shift - Required, please submit availability at the time of name clear
  • Candidate must have recent hospitalist experience. No ED based, mixed practice based, or critical access hospitals - REQUIRED
  • Candidate must have hospitalist experience in equivalent size, tertiary referral or regional medical centers not hospitalist where complex or higher acuity patients are transferred out - Required
  • Candidate must be available to provide at least 7 shifts per month
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  • Job Reference: 703079972-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Locum Source Staffing
  • Location: Minnesota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent