Date:  Feb 5, 2024

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Physician Jobs
Job Type:  Night
Schedule Type: 
Requisition ID:  904964

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Resident Physician Hospitalist Admitter/Cross-Cover Support PRN


Primary Purpose

Responsible for providing direct and/or indirect health care services to assigned patient population.


Minimum Specifications

  • Must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an approved college of Medicine/Osteopathy.
  • Must be PGY-2 in at least the second half of your second year, PGY-3, excluding residents on their pulmonary/critical care rotation (example: CUH MICU, Parkland MICU, VA CPICU, Parkland CCU, CUH ACS/CHF), or higher in good standing with University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency Training Program.



Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:

  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Military Training Network

Must have one of the following within 14 days of placement in job:

  • Must be currently licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Texas or
  • Hold a Physician in Training Permit by the Texas Medical Board


Skills or Special Abilities


  • Must be able to determine objectives, set priorities and establish and meet target dates.
  • Must be able to work effectively with other health care professionals and serve as a resource to the community.       
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in meeting age related and disabled patients' needs.
  • Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.




  • As assigned, provides high quality management of patient care. Performs first call support during the evening and night shifts. This can include but is not limited to assisting with RAT calls, performing bedside assessments, medication orders and reconciliations, admissions to the Hospitalist Service, including physical exams, history, assessment, diagnosis, planning and performing special treatments.
  • Records health history, findings, treatment, and recommendations accurately, clearly, and thorough, consistent, and prompt manner during each shift, and designates each note to be attested by the supervising faculty physician.


  • Trainees must be supervised by faculty and is not to exceed the level of clinical activity and responsibility of the Trainees in his/her training program. Trainees may not function as independent practitioners.
  • Trainees’ hours must be documented in MedHub and must comply with the written policies of the ACGME 80-hour work week, and the program regarding duty hours.
  • Second Job must not interfere with the ability of the Trainees to achieve the goals and objectives of the primary educational program.
  • Maintains a knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines, that impact the assigned area. Develops effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable state/federal laws, and the program requirements of accreditation agencies and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as necessary to ensure proper understanding.


Job Accountabilities

  • Identifies ways to improve work processes and improve customer satisfaction. Makes recommendations to supervisor, implements, and monitors results as appropriate in support of the overall goals of the department and Parkland.
  • Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements, and trends in the field by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, actively participating in professional organizations, and/or maintaining certification or licensure. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws, and guidelines that impact the area. Develops effective internal controls designed to promote adherence with applicable laws, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state, and private health plans. Seeks advice and guidance as needed to ensure proper understanding.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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