Assistant Professor - SOM- Medicine-Psychiatry Hospitalist

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Medicine: General Med
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Grady Hospital
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact.

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Job Description


Role - The Medicine-Psychiatry Hospitalist will be responsible for the clinical care of patients admitted to the Medicine-Psychiatry Unit, including admission, daily management, and discharge.  

Specific Responsibilities

  • Review admission referrals to the unit, seek input from nursing leadership and the MPU Medical Director when needed
  • Act as the attending of record for MPU patients on their unit when on-shift.
  • Perform admission evaluations, including documenting history and physicals, when appropriate.
  • Complete on-going subsequent inpatient care and document visits.
  • Perform discharge evaluations, discharge summaries, discharge instructions and prescriptions, participate in transitions of care.
  • Submit professional charges, billing to medical insurers.
  • Request consultation from specialists and other disciplines, as indicated.
  • Engage the multidisciplinary team in the overall patient care plan and transitions.
  • Ensure communication with patients and their families.
  • Perform and receive handoffs to nighttime covering staff using a structured handoff tool and providing anticipatory guidance.  
  • Provide evaluation and documentation related to involuntary detention or commitment for mental health treatment, as necessary.
  • Participate in patient safety, quality, and satisfaction initiatives.
  • Participate in MPU-specific committees.
  • Participate in Peer Review of other MPU providers.
  • Act as a representative of the unit to other services, departments, and committees at the MPU Medical Director’s request

Opportunities to teach medical students, residents, and other learners

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