Found this job online. I still don't really understand what exactly this kind of nurse does from the description. Has anyone ever heard of this or worked in this kind of position before?
Utilizing an evidence based nursing approach, the Nurse Hospitalist serves as a consultant, facilitator, practitioner , educator and resource for nursing staff caring for a defined patient population. The Nurse Hospitalist is responsible for assessing and evaluating patient needs, developing and/or providing consultation on development of patient care plans, assisting in the management of patient care, and monitoring of clinical responses and resource consumption on a concurrent basis. The Nurse Hospitalist takes a collaborative approach to communication among all care providers and care managers to optimize the efficiency and efficacy of patient care. Performs all other duties assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Master's degree preferred