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Hospitalist AP

Company: SSM Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

WI-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison

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Job Highlights:

Hospitalist Advanced Practitioner at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, WI

The Opportunity

SSM Health - Dean Medical Group, a 450+ physician multi-specialty group, is actively recruiting a full-time (1.0 FTE) Advanced Practitioner to join the Hospitalist Division at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. The department currently consists of 45 physicians and 6 advanced practitioners. Our group utilizes a hybrid block schedule, with shifts being 8-10 hours in duration. Primary responsibilities include admissions, consults and cross coverage on hospitalized patients.

The new advanced practitioner will be offered a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

The Hospital

St. Mary's Hospital has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912. St. Mary's Madison was recently named among the nation's TOP 100 Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. The 100 Top Hospitals award winners demonstrate top performance in several key measures, including better survival rates, fewer complications and infections, shorter length of stay, shorter emergency department wait times, lower inpatient expenses, higher overall profit margins and higher patient satisfaction. St. Mary's Madison is a level II, acute-care hospital licensed for 440 beds offering a full scope of medical and surgical specialty areas-except transplants.

The Community

Madison, population 225,000, consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play and raise a family. Home to the State Capitol and University of Wisconsin, Madison offers residents a stimulating environment.

SSM Health Dean Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information contact:

Cati teDuits Physician and Provider Recruiter

SSM Health - WI Regional Office

1808 W. Beltline Highway

Madison, WI 53718


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.
Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.
Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.
Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.
Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.
Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on "physician extenders" and "supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."
Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.
Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.
Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.
Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Master's degree in a health care related field or Advanced Practice Provider Certificate


One year healthcare experience


Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.

Licenses / Certifications:

Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Rotating Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



St Marys Hosp Hospitalist

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , Hospitalist AP, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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