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Physician Assistant Hospitalist Opportunity in Illinois $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Springfield Clinic

Last Updated: 4/26/22

Job Description

Springfield Clinic, one of the largest multi-specialty physician owned medical practices in Illinois, is currently seeking an Advanced Practitioner Hospitalist to join one of the most progressive, independent medical groups in Illinois. Springfield Clinic is committed to quality, safety, service and innovation to improve the health and lives of people in central Illinois.
Springfield Clinic is looking for APPs with at least one year of experience as an APP.

Job Specifics

  • This is a Nights Only Position
  • Block scheduling: 10 and 12 Hour Shifts
  • 30 Inpatient beds including Transitional Care Unit
  • Manage average of 12-15 patients per shift
  • Lucrative Salary plus $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Relationships

  • Reports directly to the Operations Manager.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Clinical Knowledge
  • Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiology of medical conditions.
  • Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant and appropriate for age, gender and clinical problem.
  • Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interprets the results.
  • Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected data.
  • Develops, implements, evaluates and alters the plan of care as needed.
  • Manages general medical and surgical conditions based on knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities.
  • Counsels and educates patients and families.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to practice area.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, concise and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.
  • Patient Care
  • Provides care that is patient and family centered, compassionate, appropriate and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness and treatment of disease throughout the lifespan.
  • Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear communication among all members of the healthcare team.
  • Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment across settings.
  • Serves as an advocate for patients and families in navigating the health care system.
  • Practice Based Learning and Clinical Improvement
  • Demonstrates insight into own strengths, limitations and knowledge deficits.
  • Demonstrates initiative to meet identified learning needs using multiple resources.
  • Actively participates in self-evaluation by seeking and utilizing guidance and constructive feedback in a professional manner.
  • Continuously seeks opportunities for clinical advancement and knowledge and skill attainment.
  • Participates in research opportunities to advance the care and treatment of patients within your specialty.
  • Communication and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with physicians, other health professionals and health related agencies.
  • Works effectively with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Promotes mutual respect and trust working within a team model.
  • Communicates effectively with patients and families, incorporating gender, age, culture, race, religion, disabilities and sexual orientation.
  • Professionalism
  • Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
  • Maintains current knowledge of changing standards, procedures and specialty care practices
  • Fulfills all ethical and professional responsibilities of profession
  • Provides care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, and institutional policy and practice agreements.

Company Details

Springfield, Illinois, United States
Springfield Clinic is one of the largest multispecialty physician-ownedmedical practices in Illinois. Springfield Clinic is committed to quality, safety, serviceand innovation to improve the health of our communities of people incentral Illinois. With more than 550 physicians and advancedpractitioners on our team, we offer care in more than 80 specialtiesand sub-specialties through a network...