Hospice Care Physician

Job Number 67634
Posted 9/11/2020
Account Northern Light Home Care & Hospice
Department Hospice-East
Location |ME| VNA - Ellsworth (Hancock County), ME 04605
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Variable
Job Details
Northern Light Health has a great position in their Ellsworth region for a per diem physician wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for providing comprehensive oversight of care for patients with serious or life threatening illnesses, with a focus on improving the quality of life through the alleviation of pain and suffering. Additionally, you would be a member of the interdisciplinary team for providing guidance for hospice care provided through the agency's Hospice Program, for consultation to maintain the standards of hospice care, for the medical oversight of patient care and providing guidance to the agency regarding compliance with state and federal rules and regulation and with accrediting bodies. Occasionally you may be called upon as a consultant or function as the attending physician of record for the purpose of hospice care which includes being available on call to meet the medical needs of the client if the attending physician is unavailable.
We are seeking the right candidate who has experience caring for individuals with life limiting illnesses, working as part of an interdisciplinary team, commitment to a team approach, superior interpersonal and communication skills related to the practice of palliative and end of life care.

Come work for an organization that provides clinically excellent, compassionate home based and community care to families in New England. Since 1921, we've been helping families and their loved ones receive care and comfort in their community. We are committed to hiring and retaining staff who want to deliver quality care and make a difference in people's lives. We offer rich benefits and a family friendly working environment. We look forward to hearing from you!
For more information contact:
MaryKate Friend, AASPR, RMA (AMT)

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.