Physician

Staff Physician

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Hospice Program: LifePath Hospice – Medical Services

Location: Tampa, FL

Description:

 

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life’s ever-changing landscape.

 

Role:

The Hospice Staff Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families.

 

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any LifePath Hospice area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning.
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified

 

Apply:

Our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171838.html

 

Palliative Care Physician

Type of position: Palliative, Physician

Date Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Hospice Program: Chapters Health System

Location: Temple Terrace, FL

Description:

 

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life’s ever-changing landscape.

 

Role:

The Palliative Care Physician has the responsibility of providing high quality care and treatment of palliative care patients served by the company. S/he provides comprehensive and efficient consultative patient care and utilizes clinical expertise in decision making while promoting maximization of quality of life for the company’s patients and caregivers. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s palliative staff while assisting in maximizing access to care for eligible palliative care patients.

 

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified by ABMS recognized specialty.
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management preferred
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any service area in which care is provided, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified

 

Apply:

Our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/171783.html

Staff Physician – Medical Services

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015

Hospice Program: Good Shepherd Hospice

Location: Sebring, FL

Description:

 

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey.  From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life’s ever-changing landscape.

 

Role:

The Hospice Staff Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families.

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Current DEA number
  • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
  • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
  • Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule
  • Must be able to physically access any home in any LifePath Hospice area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning.
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families
  • Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified.

 

**This position covers Highlands and Hardee counties.

 

Apply:

Our team members thrive in an environment that fosters teamwork and professional growth. Our location offers the perfect Florida lifestyle to promote the ideal work / life balance. We reward each employee’s talent with a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

 

To learn more about our opportunities and organization, we invite you to apply online at:

https://chaptershealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/173906.html

Hospice Medical Doctor

Type of position: Director (Clinical), Management (Clinical), Physician

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hospice Program: Tidewell Hospice

Location: Sarasota, FL

Description:

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Tidewell’s mission is helping people live well by providing care, comfort and compassion.

Tidewell Hospice is a top-rated, CHAP-certified hospice serving patients and families in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties since 1980 and is one of the largest, not-for-profit hospices in the U.S. Tidewell’s continued growth and recognition as one of the nation’s premier end-of-life care providers testifies to the unrivaled expertise, compassion and integrity of its employees.

Tidewell is seeking a seasoned executive for the strategic leadership position of Hospice Medical Director. This critical role provides leadership for all clinical aspects of medical services and establishes a progressive vision and strategic direction to create a professional, high-performing program. Key objectives include patient/family satisfaction, quality, safety and clinical and financial outcomes aligned with the organization’s strategic goals.

Job Qualifications include:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from an accredited medical school.
  • Current license to practice medicine with the eligibility to obtain Florida licensure.
  • Primary Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Family Practice or Gerontology.
  • Subspecialty Board Certification in hospice and palliative medicine preferred.
  • Eligibility for membership or membership in good standing on the medical staff of an accredited hospital in Florida within the service area of Tidewell.
  • Demonstration of leadership skills and business acumen.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the field of hospice and palliative medicine.

Office Location & Hours :
5955 Rand Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34238
Hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Apply:

 

Please apply online at: http://tidewell.org/hospice/careers/job-searchapply/

 

 

 

Physician

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Monday, January 5, 2015

Hospice Program: Treasure Coast Hospice

Location: Stuart, Florida

Description:

The Hospice Physician, as a member of the interdisciplinary care team (IDT), is responsible for the direction and quality of the medical component of the care rendered to the patient/family by the interdisciplinary team. The patient/family may elect to have the hospice physician assume all or part of the primary medical care functions or instead, the hospice physician must validate the prognosis and life expectancy of the patient anticipated by the patient’s personal physician, and coordinates the hospice patient care with the patient’s primary physician.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school or school of osteopathy. Prefer certification as a hospice physician or qualified to take certification exam.
  • Current license to practice medicine in the State of Florida pursuant to Chapter 458 or 459 Florida Statues and has admission privileges at one or more hospitals in the hospice service areas.
  • Knowledgeable about the psychosocial and medical aspects of hospice and palliative care.
  • Active Drug Enforcement Administration license.
  • Fluent in computer software applications.
  • Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families.

Key Result Areas

  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local laws as well as hospice policies and procedures to the provision of care.
  • Advance a culture of quality of care and effective teamwork.
  • Work with the Senior Medical Director to provide excellent care and the highest level of customer service.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive issues and conflict with or among others.
  • Provide physician direction and guidance to the organization’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families.
  • Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements.

EEO/Drug Free Workplace
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Apply:

Please email all resumes to mneedle@nulltchospice.org – Attention Meg Needle

Physician

Type of position: Physician

Date Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014

Hospice Program: Suncoast Hospice

Location: Clearwater, FL

Description:

At Suncoast Hospice, our Physicians assure provision of optimal quality services to patients and support to community physicians, and they possess and maintain a current comprehensive body of knowledge and skills in the areas of leadership, management and end of life care. They promote and model leadership behavior with staff, volunteers, peers, and other internal and external publics.

 

Our Physicians create a climate that inspires passion for the work of Suncoast Hospice and encourages excellence and a desire to serve. They participate in action planning and in development of methods to meet medical services and team objectives under the strategic plan, and they participate in the delivery of efficient, quality, values-driven medical care to patients.

 

  1. Doctor of Palliative, Geriatric, Internal, or Family Medicine who is Florida licensed pursuant to Chapter 458 or 459 Florida Statutes.
  2. Minimum three (3) years experience as a practicing physician.
  3. Supports and identifies with Suncoast Hospice’s organizational philosophy, goals, and objectives.
  4. Active member of the Pinellas County Medical Society.
  5. Staff privileges on the medical staff of at least one hospital in Pinellas county.
  6. Certified by the Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine within two (2) years following hire.

 

We offer a full range of benefits including: health, vision, dental, paid time off, mileage/tuition reimbursement, and peace of mind.

 

Join us in our mission. Your Life. Our Life’s Work. EOE/AAP Employer. Drug Free Workplace.

 

Apply:

Please visit our website at www.SuncoastHospice.org/careers to learn more about our organization and to apply for this position.