Hospice Contracted Physician - PRN

Hospice Contracted Physician - PRN

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Description

The Hospice Contracted Physician is a hospice employee or is under contract with the Hospice who is a doctor of medicine or osteopathy, and is designated by the Hospice Care Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsive to the medical community to assure high quality, appropriate and efficient utilization of hospice services
  • Assists in investigations of important problems in patient care and clinical performance
  • Assists the Agency in the coordination of patient care between Medical Director, clinical staff and patients' attending physicians
  • Acts as the physician representative of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) and/or attending physician to certify and recertify for subsequent election periods that the patient is terminally ill
  • Initial Certification of Terminal Illness
  • Physician will review the clinical information for each Hospice Patient and provide written certification, as appropriate and in accordance with state and federal guidelines, that it is anticipated that the Hospice Patient’s life expectancy is 6 months or less if the illness runs its normal course
  • Physician must consider the following when making this determination, and document his or her findings in the clinical record:
    • The primary terminal condition;
    • Related diagnosis(es), if any;
    • Current subjective and objective medical findings;
    • Current medication and treatment orders; and
    • Information about the medical management of any of the Hospice Patient’s conditions unrelated to the terminal illness
  • Follows agency policies and procedures to operate and furnish services in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by management

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Is a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
  • Legally authorized to practice medicine in the state of practice
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Has mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the position

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Hospice Medical Director Certification

Posted
01/02/2022
Salary Range
$96,000.00 - 211,000.00
per Year
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Location
Uniontown, OH 44685, US
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