$80K — $100K *
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the general direction of the Chief Medical Officer and within pertinent established rules, regulations, policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions as could be reasonably expected to be accomplished within the time allotted to this role:
- Deliver patient care primarily through collaboration with Advanced Practice Providers and deliver direct patient care as a member of CMC’s Department of Palliative Medicine. Patient care activities will include:
- Assessment, evaluation, on-going treatment and clinical management of complex patient symptoms and establishment of goals of care, necessary referral for consultation, care planning, care modification, medications/therapeutic orders, risk assessment, and, when appropriate, determination of readiness and planning for discharge of inpatients at Catholic Medical Center in coordination with the attending responsible for the hospitalized patient.
- Consistent with Medical Staff Bylaws, provide oversight of Palliative Care Advanced Practice Providers to facilitate excellence of service to patients and their family members as well as the coordination of care between palliative team members and the patient’s attending service.
- Direct patient contact and direct consultation with patients and their family members, friends, advocates, and others when necessary to ensure effective patient management, communication of patient status and development of appropriate care plans.
- Encourage appropriate and on-going communication with ambulatory primary care physicians who usually manage the care of patients who are being seen in consultation.
- Day-to-day availability (in person or via phone) on a non-emergent basis to Advanced Practice Provider members of the palliative care team who are actively seeing patients in the hospital.
- Accurate and timely completion of required clinical documentation to assure optimal patient care and compliance with local, state and federal regulatory, licensure, medical staff and accreditation requirements.
- Endeavor to create a positive work culture within the Palliative Medicine Team and between departments that interact with it.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires a MD or DO, and completion of advanced graduate medical education in any of the specialty boards (Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology) required as a prerequisite to attain Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Successful completion of training as mandated by the ABIM/ACGME for board eligibility is required.
- Clinical experience in an inpatient healthcare environment caring for adult patients.
Valid through: 1/25/2021
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