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Hospitalists - 29-1229.02

O*NET-SOC Description

Provide inpatient care predominantly in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers, or emergency rooms. Manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Academic Hospitalist
  • Consultant Physician
  • Hospitalist
  • Hospitalist Medical Doctor (Hospitalist MD)
  • MD (Medical Doctor)
  • Physician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Admit patients for hospital stays.
  • Attend inpatient consultations in areas of specialty.
  • Communicate with patients' primary care physicians upon admission, when treatment plans change, or at discharge to maintain continuity and quality of care.
  • Conduct discharge planning and discharge patients.
  • Diagnose, treat, or provide continuous care to hospital inpatients.
  • Direct or support quality improvement projects or safety programs.
  • Direct the operations of short stay or specialty units.
  • Direct, coordinate, or supervise the patient care activities of nursing or support staff.
  • Order or interpret the results of tests such as laboratory tests and radiographs (x-rays).
  • Participate in continuing education activities to maintain or enhance knowledge and skills.
  • Prescribe medications or treatment regimens to hospital inpatients.
  • Refer patients to medical specialists, social services, or other professionals as appropriate.
  • Train or supervise medical students, residents, or other health professionals.
  • Write patient discharge summaries and send them to primary care physicians.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Direct quality control activities.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Process healthcare paperwork.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Aeromedical Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Midwife (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medical Service (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Geneticist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesia (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Neurology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Nursing (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Medical Specialist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Nursing (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Physician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician, Emergency Medicine Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency/Trauma Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Pain Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Field Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Nurse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Medical Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Specialist Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Surgical Nurse (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurosurgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nurse Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Operational Medicine (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Replacement Arthroplasty (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Traumatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician - Flight Surgeon (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Aeromedical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, General Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otoloyngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician's Assistant (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician's Assistant (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Occupational) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in emergency medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in family medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in internal medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in pediatric medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • General Practitioner