CareMore Hospitalist
WellPoint - Upland, CA

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CareMore is looking for dynamic individuals to join our team! CareMore is a leading healthcare system specializing in providing a complete, pro-active health care experience to Senior Americans. CareMore strongly believes in our innovative and caring vision to lead the next generation of health care and we look for candidates that share in our passion. As a leader in senior healthcare for over 20 years, our vision is to significantly improve the lives of Medicare recipients by employing a dedicated staff of professionals who are passionate about changing lives. When you join CareMore, we’ll give you every opportunity to make a real difference. Be More with CareMore.

The Hospitalist provides Internal Medicine Services to patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Hospitalist in the hospitals

Round in the hospital Monday - Friday.

b. Work with the Hospital, Care Management Team and other Hospitalists to ensure all patients are seen daily.

c. Conference call with Case Managers to review patients, and discuss the discharge needs and plans.

d. Admit the patients from the ER patients in the afternoon (usually 2 to 4 patients), if they are assigned ‘float’ position for the given day.

e. Work with Case Managers in transferring the patients from ‘out of area’ hospitals into network hospitals.

2. Hospitalist in the clinics

a. See patients in the CareMore Care Center (CCC.) All patients discharged from the hospital are seen by the hospitalists in the clinic until they are stabilized.

b. Patients with falls are assessed.

c. Pre operative clearance is done on patients undergoing surgeries requiring general and spinal anesthesia.

d. Assist Nurse Practitioners by reviewing the cases with them.

3. Hospitalist in the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)

a. See the ‘skilled’ patients in the SNFs. These patients are seen once a week until they remain skilled, which is normally from 1 to 2 weeks.

b. Attend the SNF meetings once a week to review the cases.

4. Across all settings of care, create a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care which takes into account information from medical records, the patient and their families, primary care physicians, and specialists as necessary.

a. Medical records to be completed in a timely fashion:
History & Physicals completed within 24 hours of inpatient admissions.

Discharges plans coordinated with the Care Management Team on the day of discharge. Clinic visit notes on the day of the visit

Communicate with patients or their families/care givers and the Primary Care Physician during the admission about the plan of care and any changes in the patient’s health condition.

Work with the Care Management Team to ensure the member is supported when care is transitioned from one setting to the next.

5. Calls

a. On call schedule varies per location.

Job Qualifications

1. Internal Medicine Residency

2. Medical Doctorate

3. Medical License in the state in which you are applying

4. DEA

5. Must be board certified or board eligible in specialty

6. Minimum 2-3 years of Hospitalist experience preferred

7. Career interest in management preferred.
Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation
and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon
passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).

  • Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal
associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral
program can be found in My HR.

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