ChristianaCare anticipates your duties as a virtual hospitalist will involve delivering high quality health care in a cost-effective manner as a member of a multidisciplinary virtual team through the Center for Virtual Health.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Provides quality medical care (both direct and indirect) to hospitalized and non-hospitalized adult patients through virtual-based care, located on-site with other members of the multidisciplinary virtual team
Works closely with patient's primary team in management of patient's care
Works in an independent and interdependent, multidisciplinary relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, and/or referral
Supports utilization management and care management activities
Reviews discharge instructions for clarity and appropriate plan
Assesses patients for referral to Palliative Care for advanced disease with frequent readmissions
Identifies barriers to care in outpatient setting and works in collaborative manner to remove barriers
Assesses appropriate disposition, level of care, and discharge coordination to decrease re-admissions
Expedites labs/imaging/prescription cost determination and preapproval on day of discharge
Provides virtual pre-admission and post-discharge visits when appropriate to avoid unnecessary admissions and readmissions
Participates in and leads research and scholarly activities
Participates in adult hospitalist group and virtual practice quality and performance improvement projects
We are one of the country's largest health systems, ranking as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in admissions. Featuring three hospitals with 1,200 beds, ChristianaCare is a not for profit teaching hospital and recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.
ChristianaCare was recognized as one of "America's 100 Best Hospitals" by Healthgrades, selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the US by the American Hospital Association, and ranked by US News & World Report as the #3 'Best Hospital' in the Philadelphia region out of more than 90 hospitals.
Living in the Delaware Valley offers a wealth of housing options in urban, suburban, and beautiful rural settings. The region includes excellent school districts, private schools and many of the nation's best colleges and universities. The area is rich in diversity and within 1-3 hours you can take advantage of all of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC as well as the popular beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.
Internal Number: JR54891
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.