Nocturnist - Hospitalist Physician in Colorado Springs

Centura Health

Lakewood , CO  

2018-03-31 2018-04-30
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.


A key focus of Centura's overall business strategy is talent development. Centura is committed to providing the tools and processes that will enable associates to plan their careers. The preferred practice is to post available positions on the Centura Health Career Website allowing visibility to job opportunities at Centura.



Associates are eligible to apply for an open position if they are:

1. Active in their current position for at least six months or have manager and HR approval to be released early;

2. Ratings meet expectations or higher on their PFD review;

3. No written warning or Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) within the last six months unless their manager receives approval from HR; and

4. Continuous sustained improvement is demonstrated.

*Job Posting*

Centura’s general practice is to post available positions on the Career Website for a minimum of three business days (HR reserves the right to close a posting based on the number of applications received within the three business days). The position may be posted internally and externally simultaneously. The organization reserves the right to post internally only before posting externally.






_*Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.*_

*_Position Summary_*

The Hospitalist provides medical care for patients; and facilitates transition of care at discharge from the hospital by communicating a summary of the hospital course, discharge medications, pending diagnostic studies, and follow-up instructions to the primary care provider and pertinent consultants. The Hospitalist assumes responsibility for comprehensive patient care to assure that the health care needs of patients are being met, including attendance at Interdisciplinary or nursing rounds and daily communication with the team caring for the patient; renders quality medical services according to qualifications as an internal medicine or family practice physician with appropriate referrals, follow-up and hospitalization; supports hospital medical staff and other area physicians utilizing the Hospitalist service by overseeing the inpatient experience, including providing follow-up care for patients in the outpatient realm; communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff; documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes; assists in the review of work flow, office practices and objectives; and teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs.

*_Minimum Education Requirements_*

Doctorate Degree


Current Physician License in the state of Colorado

Current BLS or ACLS from American Heart Association required, other certifications may be required depending

on practice setting or credentialing requirements

*_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )_*

■ Provides high quality medical care for hospital patients*

■ Participate in chart audits and Quality assurance activities*

■ Facilitates transition of care at discharge*

■ Communicates health status and treatment plan to patient, family and hospital staff*

■ Documents information completely for patient care and billing purposes*

■ Conducts educational activities in required curriculums as assigned*

■ Teaches medical students, residents and others in graduate health education programs*

■ Attendance at interdisciplinary or nursing rounds*

■ Daily communication with the team caring for the patient*

■ Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill*

■ Development of personal and professional knowledge and competence through continuing medical education including maintaining board certification*

■ Attends and actively contributes to Meetings*

■ Other duties as assigned*

*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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