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Staffing Resources

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Characteristic 3.1: The HMG has defined its needs for non-clinician administrative management and clerical support and is adequately staffed to meet these needs.

Characteristic 3.2: All HMG team members (including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and ancillary staff) have clearly defined, meaningful roles.

Characteristic 3.3: The HMG has followed an objective approach to determine the HMG’s staffing needs.

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The Hospitalist (TH)

The Hospitalist newsmagazine reports on issues and trends in hospital medicine. Click here to see recent articles on Staffing.

 

The Hospital Leader Blog

The official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine features bloggers who provide insights and expertise. Click here to see recent blogposts on Staffing.

Core Competencies for a Hospitalist Practice Administrator

This white paper documents the critical knowledge, skills and attitudes of an administrator of a hospitalist practice.

Measuring Hospitalist Performance White Paper

This white paper aims to change how hospitalist performance is measured and encourage hospitalists to take charge of their performance reporting.

Meeting Abstracts

SHM’s scientific abstract competition attracts about 1,000 submissions every year. Click here to view accepted submissions relating to Staffing.

Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM)

The Journal of Hospital Medicine disseminates research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. Click here to search for articles relating to Staffing.

Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17)

SHM’s Annual Meeting is the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, click here to attend.

 

Administrator's Roundtable Series

This year’s Roundtable series will focus on establishing and maintaining a healthy workplace culture. View previous roundtables here.

SHM Learning Portal

The SHM Learning portal offers almost 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on demand. Most are free for SHM members. Most are free for SHM members. Click here to search for activities relating to Leadership.

Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Hospital Medicine Exchange is a collection of communities that provides a platform for connecting with peers and discussing real-time challenges. Click here to join in on the conversation about Leadership.

 

Hospitalist Recruitment/Retention

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Characteristic 10.1: Hospitalist compensation is market competitive

Characteristic 10.2: The HMG’s hospitalists have valid and comprehensive employment or independent contractor agreements.

Characteristic 10.3: The HMG’s hospitalists are actively engaged in sourcing and recruiting new group members.

Characteristic 10.4: The HMG has a comprehensive orientation process for new clinicians.

Characteristic 10.5: The HMG provides its hospitalists with resources for professional growth and enhancement, including access to continuing medical education (CME)

Characteristic 10.6: The HMG measures, monitors and fosters its hospitalists’’ job satisfaction, well-being and professional development.

Characteristic 10.7: The medical staff has a clear mechanism to credential and privilege hospitalists, and the hospitalists hold unrestricted staff privileges in the applicable medical staff department.

Characteristic 10.8: The HMG has a documented method for monitoring clinical competency and professionalism for all clinical staff and addressing deficiencies when identified.

Characteristic 10.9: A significant proportion of full-time hospitalists in the HMG demonstrate a commitment to a career in hospital medicine.

Characteristic 10.10: The HMG’s full-time and regular part-time hospitalists are board certified or board eligible in an applicable medical specialty or subspecialty.

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The Hospitalist (TH)

The Hospitalist newsmagazine reports on issues and trends in hospital medicine. Click here to see recent articles on Recruitment.

 

The Hospital Leader Blog

The official blog of the Society of Hospital Medicine features bloggers who provide insights and expertise. Click here to see recent blogposts on Recruitment.

Core Competencies for a Hospitalist Practice Administrator

This white paper documents the critical knowledge, skills and attitudes of an administrator of a hospitalist practice.

Measuring Hospitalist Performance White Paper

This white paper aims to change how hospitalist performance is measured and encourage hospitalists to take charge of their performance reporting.

Journal of Hospital Medicine (JHM)

The Journal of Hospital Medicine disseminates research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. Click here to search for articles relating to Recruitment.

Hospital Medicine 2017 (HM17)

SHM’s Annual Meeting is the largest national gathering of hospitalists in the United States, click here to attend.

 

SHM Learning Portal

The SHM Learning portal offers almost 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on demand. Most are free for SHM members. Most are free for SHM members. Click here to search for activities relating to Recruitment.

Hospital Medicine Exchange (HMX)

Hospital Medicine Exchange is a collection of communities that provides a platform for connecting with peers and discussing real-time challenges. Click here to join in on the conversation about Recruitment.