Hospitalists


Provide inpatient care predominantly in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers, or emergency rooms. Manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment.
Also called: Associate Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine; Hospitalist; Hospitalist Program Director; Medical Director

Knowledge:

    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
  • therapy and counseling
    Math and Science
  • biology
  • psychology
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly know what you are looking at
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Medical software
  • MDeverywhere
  • MEDITECH software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software

Education:

    post-doctoral training
    doctoral degree
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