Job Desciption

Hospitalist Locum / Full Time– Fort Dodge  

Location:  Fort Dodge IA 

Requirements: Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physicians. Must be BE/BC in IM / FP 

Needs: 7-12 days per month.  

Shifts: Day Shifts, 12 hours - 7a-7p 

Hospital: 80 bed Rural hospital. 

  • Most Medical sub-specialists available (Cardiology, EP, Interventional cardiology, GI, Hem Oncology, Nephrology, Pulmonary Critical care.) 
  • Few Surgical sub-specialists available (General Surgery, Podiatry, Ortho, Ob-Gyn). 
  • Open ICU (12 beds); Hospitalists admit some patients to ICU with Intensivist support. 
  • No Code pager (ED runs codes) 
  • No procedures or lines or intubations or vent management required (optional).  
  • EMR – Epic. All providers use the same templates and order sets to reduce the variation of practice. 

Schedule and Staffing: 

  • Day time staffed with total of 2 physicians plus 1 NP. Nighttime staffed with Tele Hospitalist (our team covers it). 
  • 12 hr shifts (7a-7p shifts), split new admissions between 2 MDs and 1 NP 
  • No night calls. 
  • Standard physician schedule week on and off day shifts with Flexible scheduling. 
  • Average starting census around 12-15 per day. Winters are busy and summers are light.  
  • Location Fort Dodge IA
  • Job Title Hospitalist Locum / Full Time Position
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