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Physician - Hospice - Physician Home Care Hospice

Company: Vitas Healthcare
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The physician has the responsibility for the medical care and treatment of patients rendered by the hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT) and shall consult and cooperate with the patients attending physicians. The physician provides direction and guidance to the staff and volunteers of the hospice IDT to assure the maintenance of quality standards of care for patients and families.Actively participates in the clinical education and training for hospice patient care, admissions, and administrative personnel.

Internal Description

QUALIFICATIONS


Must be a member in good standing on the
medical staff of an accredited hospital in the state where the hospice is located.

Knowledge of the principles and practice of primary medical care, with at least a working knowledge of oncology.
Knowledge of palliative medicine, with particular emphasis on control symptoms associated with terminal illness.
Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency to write scheduled prescriptions.
Medical malpractice and liability insurance in amounts and with carriers satisfactory to VITAS.


EDUCATION


Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy with current license to practice in the state where the hospice program in located.
Board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or other related specialty with a working knowledge of the principles of palliative medicine and symptom management.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATE


EOE/AA M/F/D/V
PandoLogic.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Palliative Care Physician

Keywords: Vitas Healthcare, Newark , Physician - Hospice - Physician Home Care Hospice, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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