Hospitalists

Job Description

Hospitalists provide inpatient care in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers or emergency rooms. They manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment.

Academic Requirements

Hospitalists must complete a four-year bachelor’s degree, plus four years of medical school to obtain their medical degree from an accredited medical school. In addition, a hospitalist also must complete several years of graduate medical education (GME) to include a one-year internship, plus 3 years of residency training. A hospitalist must pass the necessary medical certification and licensing exams and any state licensing exams. Most hospitalists are also required to be board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Hospitalists
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
6.82%
Job
Growth
 
High
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

University of Missouri – Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, 65211

University of Kansas

1450 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
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