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Hospitalist Unit - General Medicine (Meyer 8)

The Hospitalist unit is an adult telemetry medicine unit that works in collaboration with a team of nurses, attending physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, case managers, physical therapists, nutritionists, home care coordinators, and other adjunct support services. The multidisciplinary team strives for an exceptional patient experience by working together to provide quality patient care. The physician team who care for the patients are at the attending level and have their offices on the unit. The nursing staff are supportive of each other and nurturing to our new nurses and students. The goal of the Hospitalist team is to provide patients with the best possible medical care with world class resources available at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Patient Population

  • The Hospitalist Unit cares for adult & geriatric medicine patients with a variety of complex comorbid conditions related to the following systems: respiratory, cardiology, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematology, renal, and rheumatology. Specialty teams, such as infectious disease, wound care, oncology, pain, and psychiatry, are also consulted.

Number of Beds

  • 24

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:4-5

New Grad RN Orientation Length

  • 9 weeks