Mission or Goal of Unit: At VCU Health Pauley Heart Center,
our world-class team takes your heart health personally. Building
on our history of innovation in patient care, scientific discovery,
diversity and collaboration we improve cardiovascular care for all,
while continuously training the next generation of doctors.
Chief Purpose of this position: The Cardiology Hospitalist
program is to allow for inpatient inhouse coverage on the
Cardiology units at night 12 hours per day 7 days per week. The
Hospitalist service is a 2 person team of internists who support
the Cardiology inpatient teams in the care of patients with
multiple medical problems and to support the expansion of CV
services. The hospitalists are also called to see chest pain level
III patients in the Emergency Room.
Teaching: To support teaching directly via interactions with
Fellows, Housestaff and non-physician professionals.
Research: To support clinical research protocols in recruitment and
adjunctive clinical management.
Clinical: Anticipated clinical effort is 100%. The workload and
time commitments are commensurate with the medical hospitalists -
nocturnists; duty hours will be approximately 14 to 15 shifts
per4-week period of time. Duties: to directly manage patients on
the inpatient and observational Cardiology services 12 hours
overnight in a collaborative manner with the Cardiology faculty and
Advanced Practice Providers (APPs). To provide Emergency Department
consultations regarding Cardiology Admissions. To work
collaboratively with Cardiology Attendings, Fellows, Residents and
APPs to assure a unified Cardiology plan is developed for each
Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.): Submit billing
and document care as required by the organization.Abide by all
medical staff requirements.Participate in quality initiatives.
Required Qualifications: Candidates should be BC/BE in
Internal Medicine. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering
a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to
do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced training in Critical Care
Medicine is preferred.
Position Type: Clinical Full time equivalent: 100 Tenure: Ineligible Rank: Open Months: 12 Department: Department of Internal Medicine | Division of