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Hospitalist Physician Extender

Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: CCH PH - House Physician
Schedule: Per-diem
Shift: Day/Evening/Night
Hours: Per Diem hours, rot days, occ w/e, occ hol
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated Physician Extender to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital.



Provide general internal medicine services for patients admitted to the Hospitalist service



  1. Perform admission evaluation or admit and manage patients at the request of Cape Cod Hospital primary care, ED or Hospitalist physicians. Provide general internal medicine consultative services and treatment for patients in the emergency room that have already been evaluated by an emergency room physician. 


  1. Coordinate care with appropriate specialty physicians.


  1. Maintain complete and accurate documentation of clinical work performed and timely completion of billing encounter sheets.


  1.  Maintain all necessary certifications and CCH medical staff    appointment as an allied health provider.


  1. Collaborate closely with the attending hospitalist physician. The mid-level's scope of practice can never exceed the scope of practice of the immediate physician supervisor.


  1.  Ability to work well under pressure, be patient-focused, work independently, and know when and how to ask for help.


7.     Maintain professional, cordial and productive working relationships with medical, nursing and ancillary staff.


  1. Communicate effectively and participate actively on the health care team.


  1.  Comply with CCH Medical Staff Bylaws policies, and Rules and Regulations pertaining to physician extenders, CCHC Human Resources policies, and CCHC Corporate Compliance Policies.


Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Healthcare's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.



·         Current Mass licensure as a PA or NP

·         PA or NP training and certification

·         Two years experience as NP or PA caring for adult medical patients

·         ACLS certified.

·         BLS

·         US DEA and Massachusetts' Controlled Substance DEA Registrations are required for prescribing practitioners.


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Zip Code: 02601
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