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Palliative Care Medical Director

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 9/10/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: *9D58AFD60436ACC0

Job Description

Requisition Number

Palliative Care Medical Director


Position Type
Part Time

Posted Hours

Provide patient care consultation and treatment to patients with serious illness. Provide teaching and mentoring to Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant within Palliative Care team.

This job requires a person who is comfortable leading the care team, both through direction and by example.
Other requirements include:

• Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy from an appropriately accredited medical school with board certification, or equivalence, in the applicable specialty or sub-specialty. Demonstrate an understanding of Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services requirements
• Required: One (1) - three (3) years of experience in patient care responsibilities, including geriatrics, oncology, pharmacology, pain and symptom control,
• Ability to efficiently work with an interdisciplinary team, including volunteers.
• Commitment to the Palliative Care Home Health and Hospice philosophy and care techniques.
• Desired: Previous Palliative, Home Health and/or Hospice experience and terminal illness care, including psychology of loss.
• Current Alabama Driver’s License
• Current automobile liability insurance in accordance with state law.
• Current Alabama medical license, issued under the provision of the
Alabama Business and Professional Code
• Current DEA license.