Hospice Physician

Hospice Physician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Hospice Physician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the assessment of medical staff learning needs as they relate to palliative care;
  • Leads initiatives to change the structure, system, or processes of the organization to more effectively support palliative care initiatives;
  • Participates in the process of program and system development for the management of palliative care;
  • Serves as a role model of the change expected from others;
  • Plans, implements, evaluates educational programs for medical and nursing staff based on identified learning objectives;
  • Coordinate educational activities with other institutional and community programs;
  • Identifies current trends in palliative care and their implications for advanced illness and end of life care;
  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.

Requirements:

  • Highly organized, self-directed and motivated;
  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience, 2 of which must have been in palliative, oncology, geriatric, and/or hospice care;
  • Excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Creative and innovative problem solver.