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Hospital Medicine - Nocturnist - Lexington Medical Center

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Lexington, NC, United States
Job ID: 76670
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Specialty: Hospital Medicine
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085330981-Hospitalist


Hours: 7:00PM-7:00am

Number of hospitalist beds: 39

LMC has a closed ICU and ICU team at night

MD would be responsible for all admitted med-surg hospitalist patients overnight, which includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Responding to and managing any Rapid Responses or Codes. ICU team and ED physician will also attend codes. ICU team will take over care of patient.
  • Assessing patients and developing appropriate plans as needed for any acute events of changes in patient status
  • Coordinating with nursing staff and responding to questions/concerns as needed
  • Providing appropriate hand-off/sign-out at the conclusion of their shift to the day team
  • Determine patients that require transfer to tertiary hospital and contacting PAL line to facilitate
  • Typically, no procedures needed, although ability is a plus.  Availability of other specialties for procedures.