The Medical Director is responsible for directly providing palliative care consultations for patients of Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL., and providing leadership and direction to an interdisciplinary palliative team that includes one or more ARNPs, social workers and chaplains. This position provides and assures expert palliative medical consultation and serves as a liaison between CPC, hospital attending physicians and community physicians. The Medical Director also provides education to hospital physicians and staff to promote the benefits of palliative medicine.
Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with two years' experience beyond board certification. Licensed to practice in the State of Florida. One year experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team. Willing to lead and/or participate in palliative education. Current State medical license and in good standing with medical board. Credentialed for full scope of practice at all hospitals and where CPC practices. Controlled substance license with current DEA number. Eligible or currently possess a Medicare/Medicaid NPI number. Excellent interpersonal and communications skill. Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) background screening required.
Caring for Nearly 40 Years & Growing
Since 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care has been the Compassionate Guide for advanced illness management, helping people live better with a chronic condition.
In addition to providing hospice care, Community Hospice & Palliative Care offers several programs that help improve quality of life, such as Community PedsCare®, a nationally recognized ped...iatric palliative and hospice program for children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions; Community Hospice & Palliative Care Veterans Partnership, a program providing specialized care and support to address the unique needs of Veterans; Community Palliative Care, a consultative service for people with serious and complex illnesses that helps them make important health care decisions; and Community Care Choices, a CMS research model to help people with advanced illness find greater access to comfort care and support.
The Community Hospice & Palliative Care Neviaser Educational Institute provides education and other resources for health care professionals and the community about dealing with serious illnesses and their impact. The Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation generates philanthropic and community support for patient care services, family needs and community programs, supplemented with contributions raised by the Community Hospice & Palliative Care Thrift Shops (www.thriftshopjax.com). And Community Hospice & Palliative Care is a great place to find your next career or volunteer opportunity!