Stanford Hospitalist Positions

Employer
Stanford University
Location
Palo Alto, California & Pleasanton, California
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Closing date
Jan 3, 2023

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Specialty
Hospital Medicine
Position Type
Physician
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center, Academia
Employment Type
Permanent

Surgical Co-Management Clinical Faculty

The Division of Hospital Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine seeks candidates for a Clinical Educator Faculty position in the Surgical Co-management (SCM) Section. The SCM Hospitalist will provide collaborative care to surgical patients in the inpatient non-ICU setting in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, and ENT. The SCM hospitalist will be assigned to see surgical patients only and not be required to round on General Medicine services. The position is located at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California.

Our team of SCM hospitalists is committed to exemplary patient care, interdisciplinary collaboration, medical education, quality improvement, and research. All SCM hospitalists work together to create an environment for wellness and a safe space for learning and long-term professional growth. Our group of SCM Hospitalists has earned an international, national, and regional reputation in the field of SCM and Perioperative Medicine.

About the Position

The SCM Hospitalist will work closely with the surgical teams to prevent and manage medical complications, optimize care coordination, improve patient experience, and achieve excellence in patient care, quality improvement, and research. The SCM Hospitalist will engage in advancing medical education for Medical Students, Internal Medicine house staff, Geriatric Medicine fellows, Physician Assistant students, Surgical house staff and Advanced Practice Providers, and Nursing staff.

Responsibilities

  • The surgical teams are responsible for History and Physical and Discharge Summaries and are the primary service on record. Most of the time, the first call regarding patient care will be directed to the surgical team.
  • Responsibilities include reviewing outpatient/transfer records, writing comprehensive notes, entering orders related to medical issues, and warm hand-offs and collaborative medical decision making with the inpatient and outpatient medical consultants and/or primary care provider.
  • ~175-200 shifts a year for full-time faculty; no fixed 7-on/7-off schedule
  • Daytime shift hours: 8 am to 5 pm.
  • After-hour and night calls: From home, by the on-call SCM Hospitalist.
  • Weekends: One SCM Hospitalist rounds in the hospital on all the SCM services. A full-time SCM Hospitalist will cover approximately 9-12 weekends a year.
  • Approximate daily census per hospitalist: 10-12 on weekdays and 18-20 on weekends.
  • No bedside procedures are required by SCM Hospitalists unless they desire to perform them and are trained to do so.

 Qualifications

SCM by hospitalists is an emerging field. We seek candidates who are passionate about improving outcomes and experience for surgical patients, work collaboratively across multiple disciplines to improve clinical care, and commit to advancing this field of medicine through exemplary clinical practice, medical education, and/or scholarly activities.

  • Excellent clinical acumen who can provide efficient and cost-effective care to patients
  • Strong communication skills and a sense of camaraderie for their colleagues, and are committed to their academic role
  • Active California state medical license
  • Board-certified/eligible in Internal Medicine

Why Apply?

  • A caring and supportive team culture
  • Opportunities and support in medical education/teaching, quality improvement, informatics, and research
  • Faculty Appointment at Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Generous CME and professional development fund allowance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Paid Malpractice Coverage

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and names of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) through the Hospital Medicine website. Join our team and contribute to this unique opportunity to advance the field of Perioperative Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

 About Stanford University, School of Medicine

The Stanford School of Medicine is one of the nation’s preeminent institutions for education, biomedical research, and clinical care.  A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Stanford Medicine’s close proximity to the resources of the university, seamless relationship with the affiliated adult and children’s hospitals, and ongoing associations with the entrepreneurial endeavors of Silicon Valley, make Stanford Medicine uniquely positioned to accelerate the pace at which new knowledge is translated into tangible health benefits.

 

Nocturnist Clinical Faculty

The Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine is currently seeking a Nocturnist to join our hospitalist group. This is a full-time or part-time position. Clinical work will be located at Stanford Health Care (SHC) in Palo Alto, California.  A full time position is 12 shifts/month. 

Stanford University School of Medicine is ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and attracts many talented and ambitious individuals around the world. Come be a part of a world-class institution and enjoy all that the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer!

Responsibilities

  • Provide cross-coverage and admissions for several subspecialty services at night (no ICU coverage. Procedures are not required.)
  • Full-time positions: 12 shifts/month
  • 12-hour shifts 7pm-7am (A private call room will be provided to the physician)

Qualifications:

  • Excellent clinical acumen who can provide efficient and cost-effective care to patients
  • Strong communication skills and a sense of camaraderie for their colleagues, and are committed to their academic role
  • Active California state medical license
  • Board-certified/eligible in Internal Medicine

Why Apply?

  • A caring and supportive team culture
  • Opportunities and support in medical education/teaching, quality improvement, informatics, and research
  • Faculty Appointment at Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Generous CME and professional development fund allowance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Paid Malpractice Coverage

Join our team of exceptional hospitalists who are committed to excellence in patient care at Stanford Medicine.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) through the Hospital Medicine website.

About Stanford University, School of Medicine

The Stanford School of Medicine is one of the nation’s preeminent institutions for education, biomedical research, and clinical care.  A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Stanford Medicine’s close proximity to the resources of the university, seamless relationship with the affiliated adult and children’s hospitals, and ongoing associations with the entrepreneurial endeavors of Silicon Valley, make Stanford Medicine uniquely positioned to accelerate the pace at which new knowledge is translated into tangible health benefits.

 

 

Stanford Health Care – Tri-Valley Open Positions

The Division of Hospital Medicine of Stanford University School of Medicine seeks candidates for Clinical Faculty positions as a General Medicine Hospitalist and Nocturnist at Stanford Healthcare – Tri-Valley (formerly ValleyCare) in Pleasanton, California.

The Hospitalist and Nocturnist will join a growing practice in the fast-growing and family friendly Tri-Valley of the Bay Area. The Division seeks candidates with strong clinical skills, commitment to excellence in patient care and quality improvement, as well as a desire to advance medical education. This 167-bed hospital facility has a closed ICU with 24-hour coverage by in-house intensivists.

Nocturnist Clinical Faculty Position

The Nocturnist will cross-cover the Hospital Medicine Service (census around 70)

  • Admissions (average 8 admission a night), call appropriate consultants, distribute patients to day team and activate surge team as needed in the morning
  • Respond to Rapid Responses and Stroke Codes for all floor patients

General Medicine Hospitalist Position

The hospitalists manage teaching teams with advanced Stanford Internal Medicine Residency residents, teaching teams with Stanford physician assistant students, and non-teaching inpatient medicine teams. 

  • ~ 175-200 shifts/ year
  • Admit and round on patients, average census 12-14 per team
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary rounds with Case Management and RN leads
  • Participate in QI projects
  • Actively participate in teaching Residents, PA Students, and RN staff
  • Opportunities for bedside procedures if desired, but not mandatory

Qualifications:

  • Excellent clinical acumen who can provide efficient and cost-effective care to patients
  • Strong communication skills and a sense of camaraderie for their colleagues, and are committed to their academic role
  • Active California state medical license
  • Board-certified/eligible in Internal Medicine

Why Apply?

  • A caring and supportive team culture
  • Opportunities and support in medical education/teaching, quality improvement, informatics, and research
  • Faculty Appointment at Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Generous CME and professional development fund allowance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Paid Malpractice Coverage

Join our team of exceptional hospitalists who are committed to excellence in patient care at Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) through the  Hospital Medicine website.

About Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley:

Stanford Healthcare – Tri-Valley Hospital is located in Pleasanton, California.  The hospital has 167 beds and serves the Tri-Valley and surrounding communities. Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley is the recipient of numerous awards and accreditations for outstanding care. The hospital has access to highly trained specialists, nurses, and an attentive support staff. The Stanford Healthcare Tri-Valley Hospitalist Group is staffed with Stanford School of Medicine Hospitalists and has multiple active education programs:  Stanford Internal Medicine Resident rotation (Hospitalist Elective), Stanford HealthCare Tri-Valley PA/NP Visiting Student Rotation, Stanford Physician Assistant Student Rotation, and the Stanford HealthCare Tri-Valley Clinical Academy. https://med.stanford.edu/hospitalmedicinevalleycaresection.html

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