This position will require work for 8 hours per month, and will be on call the rest of the time. Compensation will be in the form of a monthly stipend.
According to prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable state, federal and accreditation regulations and under the general supervision of the Director of Hospice Services or Director of Clinical Services is accountable for developing, maintaining, and monitoring, the standards of medical care of the agency. Responsible as liaison with members of the medical community. Assumes overall responsibility for the medical direction of the care and treatment of clients and their families rendered by the Hospice team and will consult and cooperate with the client’s attending physician. Responsible for oversight of and clinical aspects of the local office programs.
Education: Currently licensed as a physician to practice medicine in the state. Must be Board Certified in a related specialty such as internal medicine, oncology, or family practice, and have expertise in the medical care of terminally ill clients, Palliative Care and Hospice certification is preferred
Experience: Knowledge regarding hospice and/or home health industry. Demonstrated expertise in medicine; oncology; gerontology; internal medicine, or other sub-specialty.
Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, computer and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
Licensure: Board Certified M.D. or D.O.