Overview

overview

Required skills and experience:

1. A physician (Medicine doctor, M.D. or Doctor of Osteopathy, D.O) licensed to practice medicine in state(s) practicing.

2. Ability to operate a motor vehicle required; must possess a valid drivers license and have access to a functional automobile during work hours.

3. Demonstrate ability to assess, plan, evaluate and analyze nursing aspects of patient/family care and work in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary team.

4. Demonstrated experience/ability to lead people centered care to patients and families including the psychosocial, spiritual, and multicultural domains of care.

5. Demonstrated competence in verbal, written, and word processing communication.

6. Demonstrated ability to manage time, meet scheduling targets, and function in an autonomous manner.

7. Ability to consistently demonstrate commitment to the mission and Organizational Code of Ethics and adhere to the Compliance Program.

 

What you need to know:

1. This is a part-time opportunity to work 15 hours per week.

2. Act as a consultant to the patient’s physician and other members of the hospice team. Act as the liaison between the patient’s attending physician and the Interdisciplinary team and helps resolve conflicting care situations.

3. Assume direct medical care of patients, or assign a physician to those patients. Encourage the referring physician’s participation in the continued care of the patient and in the development of the plan of care.

4. Agrees to obtain necessary credentialing in order to obtain approval for rounding on inpatient hospice patients daily.