Medical Doctor, Hospitalists, Per Diem, Variable schedule

Jackson Health System

Medical Doctor, Hospitalists, Per Diem, Variable schedule – (196225)


Department: Adult Hospitalists

Address: 1611 NW 12 Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

Hours: Variable schedule (Per Diem)

Why Jackson:

Jackson Memorial Hospital is the flagship hospital for Jackson Health System and it has been a beacon of medical excellence and community care for more than a century. Throughout its rich and storied history, Jackson Memorial – located in the heart of the City of Miami – has been ground zero for some of the world’s greatest medical breakthroughs and important moments in South Florida. We’ve grown into one of the nation’s largest public hospitals, and one of the few that is also a world-class academic medical center with a proud mission and proven success. Jackson Memorial is an accredited, tertiary teaching hospital with 1,500 licensed beds, where nearly every medical specialty is provided by some of the world’s most skilled and highly regarded multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. 

Position Summary: 

  • Medical Doctor is responsible for administration of all medical and professional services provided by the medical program.
  • The incumbent maintains effective lines of communication with the medical, nursing, social work and management staffs and coordinates the development, implementation and the evaluation of standard of patient care.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs medical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment to System patients.
  • Provides direct patient care on a daily basis and provides all necessary medical record documentation including Medicare/Medicaid and third party payers requirements.
  • Performs CPT and ICD9/ICD 10 coding for each patient encounter.
  • Works as scheduled and may rotate through System.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  • Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Attendance at Medical Staff meetings and participation with/on JMH committees/sub-committees.
  • Participates in utilization review, quality assessment and improvement programs to improve patient care.
  • Provides medical consultative services to other medical personnel, specifically related to overall patient management.
  • Maintains current standards of acceptable medical practice.
  • Participates in educational programs specific to patient care.
  • Involves patients (and family, when necessary) in the decision making process about treatment.
  • Meets productivity standards. Collaborates with Radiology, Pathology, Surgery, Medical Oncology, and Nursing in the clinical management of patients.
  • Performs all credentialed medical procedures according to standards, including time-out protocols.
  • Respects the rights, privacy and property of others at all times including the confidentiality of information, according to Administrative policies and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Complies with all applicable JHS policies and procedures, laws and regulations, and accreditation requirements (including HIPPAA and clinical trials protocol).
  • Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise).
  • Performs all other related job duties as assigned.


  • Experience:

Generally requires 5 to 7 years of related experience.


Doctorate degree in Medicine is required. Any Employee who will be performing Point of Care and testing in the Operating Room, Neuro ICU, NICU, PICU, Pedi-ER, Cath Lab and/or Interventional Radiology areas, the educational degree must be verified at the time of hire.

License Certification:

Valid Florida Medical License and DEA board certification are required. Other specialty certifications related to specialty are a plus. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and any additional applicable life support certification for Healthcare Providers is required upon hire with at least 6 months validity and maintenance at JHS for the duration of employment.

  • Jackson Health System is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Primary Location

: Jackson Memorial Hospital

Work Locations

Jackson Memorial Hospital 



: Physician Staff


: Adult Hospitalists


: Per Diem


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Type

: Standard

Job Level

: Individual Contributor

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: Dec 26, 2023, 8:57:04 PM

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