Hospital Medicine - Beverly Hospital (Nocturnal Cross-Coverage) - NP/PA

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 160448-1A
Date Posted: Oct 27, 2020
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Hours: 7pm to 7am

 

Responsibilities

  • Cross coverage for Hospital Medicine patients. 

  • Follow up overnight “to-do” list.

  • Receive and return pages/answer questions and order necessary medications, labs, EKG’s, and imaging.  

  • Evaluate patients at bedside that require this type of assistance.  

  • Notify in-house nocturnal hospital medicine attending if patient has any questions or concerns about the patient or need further assistance in patient with declining conditions.  This includes, but is not limited to: falls (unwitnessed and witnessed with or without full anticoagulation or injury), new onset altered mental status, brain attack, acute chest pain, respiratory distress, active GI bleed, and acute abdomen.

  • On as needed basis, nocturnist can call you to help with admissions in cases of high volume. 

  • Contact covering physicians for other services that may be warranted overnight through the operator 

  • Contact radiology to obtain preliminary reading on any imaging ordered overnight.

  • Update the handoff system regarding pertinent changes in medical treatment

 

Candidates should have a valid Massachusetts NP/PA license