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Emory at Grady Medicine-Psychiatry Hospitalist
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.
- 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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