Type of position: Palliative Care, Physician
Date Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013
Hospice Program: Gulfside Regional Hospice
Location: Pasco County
Pasco Palliative Care, LLC, a division of Gulfside Regional Hospice, is growing rapidly throughout Pasco county. We are currently seeking part-time or contractual physicians with hospice and/or palliative care experience. We are seeking someone with a minimum of two years experience in this type of environment. This position would be paid on a per visit or per diem for hospital consults. As we continue to expand, this opportunity could lead to full time. If interested in providing excellence in care, apply online at www.grhospice.org.
To apply please visit www.grhospice.org.
Type of position: Palliative Care, Physician
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Hospice Program: Catholic Hospice
Location: Miami Lakes
At the Highest level, Catholic Hospice Employees must (a) be committed to Hospice philosophy and mission and (b) provide outstanding customer service, aligned with the Customer Service Guidelines, to both internal and external customers. Additionally, be able to promote an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Catholic Hospice and those required by law. The Hospice and Palliative Care Physician provides palliation and management of the patient’s terminal illness and related conditions, and must also meet the general medical needs of the patients to the extent that these needs are not met by the attending physician.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Commitment to Hospice philosophy and mission.
- Adhere to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care,5th Edition
- Commitment and Implementation of Catholic Hospice’s “Customer Service Guidelines.”
- Able to integrate the hospice’s mission and philosophy and oral and written communication in English and Spanish.
- Ability to interact with the public and other employees in a positive manner and promote a cooperative working environment.
- Extend hospitality and patience while assisting patients, families, physicians, peers.
- Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to coordinate several projects at the same time with competing demands and tight time lines.
- Abides by any and all laws and/or policies governing Hospice and Palliative Care Physician services, including, but not limited to, Florida Statutes and administrative rules, Medicare Part B reimbursement regulations, and Catholic Hospice, Inc.’s medical staff bylaws.
- Demonstrate adherence to Catholic Hospice, Inc. policies and procedures and pertinent State and Federal Rules and Regulations and ensures that the provisions of services are in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, accreditation standards and Policies.
- Able to identify and provide ongoing assessment of the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family and act accordingly or initiate appropriate intervention or referral.
- Demonstrates knowledge of hospice levels of care, Medicare and Medicaid Hospice Benefits by providing appropriate documentation when the need arises.
- Able to communicate effectively, personally and on behalf of Catholic Hospice, to Catholic Health Services, Board, staff, patients, families and the public.
- Able to consistently provide patient care in hospitals or other setting including hospice visits, pain management and palliative care consults
- Promotes and participates in the care of Catholic Hospice resources.
- Encourages the reporting of suspected fraud and other improprieties.
- Provide inpatient consultation services in palliative care.
- Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care.
- Reviews medical record and/or perform history and physical in person to document appropriateness of admission within 5 days of hospice admission including validating prognosis and diagnosis.
- Clinical documentation on patients will be given to the responsible team, or at least once a week on all patients seen the prior week.
- Assists in developing interdisciplinary plan of care directly on admission.
- Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings as required and to review patients’ current medical condition and to participate with preparing or updating the plan of care with other team members.
- Provides medical and/or palliative care in patient’s home, nursing home and/or inpatient unit interacts with patient and Primary Care Giver (PCG) regarding plan of care and documents same.
- Acts as a consultant to attending physicians and members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Maintains liaison with community physicians.
- Applies for and maintains medical staff privileges at hospitals in service , including CHS facilities
- Signs death certificates as necessary.
- Visits the patient and/or family in the event of an emergency or when requested.
- Participates in hospice activities such as Memorial Services, Community Education, etc., as requested.
- Provide orientation on a regular basis to new employees.
- Ensure effective communication with Interdisciplinary Teams.
- Participate with on-call rotations.
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports and medical documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the Healthcare industry. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, referral sources or patients and caregivers. Ability to speak and write Spanish in addition to English is preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel, sit for long periods of time, stand frequently, bend, squat, reach and turn to access files and office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Medical Degree from an accredited School of Medicine
- MD or DO licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida with a current narcotics license
- Board certified in Hospice/ Palliative Care preferred
- Minimum of five years full time paid hospital experience
- Fluency in multiple business software applications including Microsoft Office.
- Hospice and Palliative care minimum 2 years
- Must be able to provide own transportation to various locations in service areas as required by duties
- Must be 18 years or older
- Pass the drug test
- Ability and willingness to work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and holidays
To apply click here or visit www.catholichospice.org for more info.
Type of position: Nursing, Palliative Care
Date Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Hospice Program: Community Hospice of NE Florida
Location: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties
Works in collaboration with a physician and other palliative care team members in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to patients and families in a variety of settings. Advanced Practice Nurse licensed in the state of Florida. Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Florida. Controlled Substance license. Excellent interpersonal and communications skill. Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories, health education theory and practice, clinical operations and procedures. Current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
Apply online at www.communityhospice.com or fax resumes to 904.407.6319. EOE Drug-Free Workplace.