Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, the preeminent provider of quality palliative and hospice care services in South Jersey is seeking a Palliative Medicine Physician to join our growing Palliative Medicine Department.
Provide consult to Palliative Medicine patients and families. Oversight of Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioners. Provides appropriate communication with any of the patient's attending physicians on an as needed basis. Actively participates in teaching of Fellows. Responsible for signing all required documentation in a timely fashion Documents in Electronic Medical Records Supports and participates in customer/employee satisfaction program, performance improvement, and quality assurance. Understands regulations and standards particular to state, federal, appropriateness and Medicare Hospice benefit. Provides in-services to appropriate personnel and other healthcare professionals. Provides input as needed with applicable clinical policies and procedures
MD/DO with active New Jersey Medical License; Board Eligible/Board Certified in ABIM. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Certification At least three years experience in the practice of medicine, Familiar with the philosophical and technical aspects of Hospice care.
Expertise in pain and symptom management. Ability to work as a member of a large interdisciplinary team, Excellent communication skills and experience with conflict resolution, Familiar with the principles of quality management and ethical issues in Hospice care.