• Medical Director - Hospice

    Job ID 2019-2244
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Sacramento
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Brand
    Sojourn Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Who We Are

    Are you passionate about hospice care? Do you want to make a difference by providing comfort, compassion, and care to patients and families? Come join Sojourn Hospice and Palliative Care!

     

    We take pride in being a hospice agency operated by experienced professionals with extensive clinical, healthcare, and hospitality backgrounds. We enjoy working with those who put the patient and their loved ones first by finding ways to service individual needs. Our "At Your Service" philosophy allows us to empower employees to provide exceptional patient care.

     

    Sojourn Hospice and Palliative Care – "Hand in Hand on Your Journey."

    What You'll Do

    As the Medical Director with Sojourn Hospice and Palliative Care, you will be responsible for the oversight of physician services by complementing physician care, acting as a medical resource to the interdisciplinary group, assuring continuity of hospice medical services, completing certifications and recertifications, and assuring appropriate measures to control patient symptoms.

     

    • Available on a 24-hour basis to meet the general medical needs of the hospice patient to the extent the needs are not met by the attending physician
    • Visit the office location once every week for Inter-Disciplinary Team meeting
    • Overall responsibility for the medical component of hospice patient care program
    • Reviewing patients’ medical eligibility for hospice services, in accordance with hospice program policies and procedures

    Who You Are

     

    • Licensed as a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy in the State of California without restriction
    • 3 years of experience in the practice of medicine and care within hospice
    • Ability and willingness to work as a member of a large interdisciplinary team
    • Knowledgeable in pain and symptom management
    • Excellent communication skills, experience with conflict resolution, willing to teach

     

    To apply, send resume to: iruiz@healthylivingnet.com

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