Associate Medical Director- Hospice- Contract Position
Company: Amedisys Home Health Services
Posted on: June 10, 2021
What You Will Do:
This is an on call position
As the Associate Medical Director you will provide the overall
medical direction of the hospice program. Your responsibilities
will include providing physician direction and guidance to the IDT
(Interdisciplinary Team), volunteers and other physicians to assure
the maintenance of quality care for patients and families. You will
serves as a liaison and contact between the hospice program,
community physicians and affiliated hospitals to develop and expand
the number of patients served by hospice.
- Act as a consultant to patients, physicians and other members
of the interdisciplinary team to assure provision of quality of
palliative care including pain and symptoms management as you
collaborate with the patients' attending physician
- Assure appropriate evaluation, certification and
recertification of terminal prognosis at the time of admission and
at the end of each certification period.
- Serve as the physician member of the Professional Advisory
- Conduct educational seminars, inservices and presentations to
physicians, nurses and other health care audiences in order to
improve quality of patient care and promote hospice services and
increase access to patients.
- Available for in-house or phone consultation for acute patient
clinical problems that cannot be resolved through staff, directors
and primary or on-call physician and available for consultation or
joint visits in hospital or home when indicate.
- Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree from an accredited
- Current and unencumbered license to practice specific to that
state the employee is assigned to work by the company.
- Membership in good standing on the medical staff of at least
one contracted hospital.
- Current CPR certification
- Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency
required liability insurance to complete home visits
- Board certification in hospice and palliative care
Keywords: Amedisys Home Health Services, Bethlehem , Associate Medical Director- Hospice- Contract Position, Other , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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