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Medical Director • Outpatient Hospice Care • 80% Administrative Leadership

Strelcheck Healthcare Search

Last Updated: 6/24/21

Job Description

Join an organization looking for an experienced Medical Director to work closely with the Hospice and Palliative Care team in Northeastern Florida

The Position:

  • 80% Administrative/Leadership, 20% Clinical.
  • Responsible for medical direction of the care and treatment of the patients and their families rendered by the hospice care team
  • Consult with and cooperate with patient's attending physician
  • Educate practicing physicians and others engaged in health care services regarding the hospice program and its potential benefits to patients
  • Oversight of a collegial staff of Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.
  • 1:4 – 1:5 based on current staff. Typically, 1 weekday night per week (5-8 AM), 1 weekend per month and 1-2 Holidays per year.
  • Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00; Mostly office-based.

The Requirements:

  • BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with 3+ years of experience. Will consider candidates with the Hospice Medical Director Board Certification.
  • Qualified candidates must have knowledge of the principles and practice of primary medical care, with at least a working knowledge of Oncology.
  • Knowledge of palliative care with particular emphasis on control of symptoms associated with terminal illness.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients' attending physicians to implement the hospice program and effect optimum medical care.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with hospice employees and volunteers as part of an interdisciplinary team.

The Rewards:

  • Base Compensation: Approximately $250,000
  • Incentive pay: Based upon clinical visits.
  • Sign-on bonus: Negotiable

The Location:

  • Northeastern Florida is home to world-class arts, family fun, and excellent cuisine not to mention great weather and a large number of schools.

Strelcheck Healthcare Search has been contracted by this facility to conduct all Physician screening. Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.

Company Details

Delavan, United States
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