Palliative Medicine Consultants of Hospice & Community Care
September 7, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
You have a passion for palliative care. Are you ready to embrace an incredible leadership opportunity?
Join our thriving practice ... work with dedicated colleagues ... in an organization that supports your goals and aspirations ... with committed health system partners ... in a community that embraces our work while offering great quality of life!
Seeking a Director of Palliative Care to join our growing and vibrant practice with strong support from health system partners and the communities we serve:
Oversee inpatient and outpatient palliative services to offer sustainable, best practices in palliative care, partnering with local health systems, including inpatient care, embedded oncology and cardiology clinics, and free-standing palliative care clinics.
Develop and refine systems and processes to hire, orient, and support staff.
Participate and advance in the medical leadership of an organization whose primary mission is hospice and palliative care.
Comprehensive responsibilities will be further refined with the CMO based on interest and experience and will include:
Oversight of inpatient and outpatient palliative care delivery
Collaboration with health care partners to define, measure, track, and respond to quality metrics
Participation in contract design and maintenance with partner health care systems
Submission of data to the CAPC National Palliative Care Registry
Hiring and orienting of new staff; designation and supervision of team coordinators (TCs) for inpatient palliative care teams; oversight of performance of staff evaluations and feedback by TCs
Clinical time to nourish passion and maintain familiarity with clinical environments, processes, and staff
Participation in medical leadership to provide overall departmental direction
Regular collaboration with the CMO for optimal communication and collaboration regarding palliative care practices, organizational processes, and staff support
Annual attendance at CAPC National Seminar with Quality, IT, and/or Finance staff.
Palliative Medicine Consultants of Hospice & Community Care, PA’s largest not-for-profit hospice, invites candidates for the Director of Palliative Care to join our robust practice, 20+ physicians and NPs, providing care to patients in the York and Lancaster areas.
Enjoy a rare lifestyle in Central Pennsylvania while living close to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and NYC: sophisticated local medical environment with multiple academic connections and opportunities to collaborate; several colleges and universities nearby; Fulton Theatre, Lancaster Symphony, and other cultural offerings. Friendly, safe neighborhoods with excellent public schools provide a family-friendly environment.
Competitive salary and benefits
Retirement plans via 401K with match AND 457b plan
Generous PTO with yearly partial cash-out option
CME time and stipend
HPM or HMDCB certification fees andadditional yearly stipend for maintaining certification
Malpractice, state licensure, and DEA paid
Paid dues for AAHPM, hospital staff membership, and local and state medical societies
Doctor of medicine or osteopathy degree from an accredited medical school.
Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or through demonstrated interest, knowledge, and skills with certification by the Hospice Medical Directors Certification Board.
Proven ability to motivate, lead, and provide specialized medical direction in a team setting and in collaboration with other providers and administrators.
3 or more years experience in palliative care practice.
Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
License to practice medicine in Pennsylvania (may obtain during hiring process).
Salary negotiable based on clinical, supervisory, and administrative experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive in area
Internal Number: 2018-3
About Palliative Medicine Consultants of Hospice & Community Care
Palliative Medicine Consultants of Hospice & Community Care is dedicated to providing care and comfort to help patients and families live better with serious illness. This mission gives us the opportunity to do what we love: care for patients and families in need. We are a great place to work because we understand that the work we do helps make a tangible difference in the lives of others. Our medical staff is a big part of that!
The difference between Hospice & Community Care and other healthcare providers is our staff. We care for our employees the same way that we care for our patients and families... by going the extra mile, being dedicated to excellence in all we do, and by performing in a manner that makes people proud to work here, and happy to stay.