In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals, Harlem is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center and is recognized for providing centers of excellence in the areas of Bariatric Surgery, Breast Imaging and Sexual Assault Forensics. Our teams provide services for nearly 213,000 outpatient visits, more than 83,000 emergency room visits and over 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Columbia University Medical Center.
The Nocturnist at Harlem Hospital Center ("Harlem") has the primary responsibility for the care and management of all patients on the General Medicine floors in the Department of Medicine, with consultation provided by specialists. He/She will also rotate the responsibility for supervising residents on the Medicine Consultation Service. This position will report to the Chief Hospitalist and to the Director of Medicine. After completing a focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) within the second quarter of employment, the Chief and Director will evaluate the Nocturnist on a semi-annual basis with regard to productivity, quality of care, participation in performance improvement activities, attendance at departmental meetings, compliance with clinical guidelines and algorithms, achievement of defined clinical goals, as well as other characteristics that may be modified from time to time as part of the Department's ongoing professional practice evaluation (OPPE).
A day in the life of a Nocturnist include but not limited to: