The HPM physician will work in many facets of the palliative care domain. This role will include providing palliative care consultative services and serve as the physician member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT). As the palliative care consultant will provide direct medical care that will include pain/symptom management, leading family meetings, advance care planning, HPM education to hospital staff and community, and serving as a collaborating physician for nurse practitioners and other members of the IDT. A portion of the position will be allocated to serving as the attending physician within a 16 bed inpatient hospice unit. The HPM physician will also have the opportunity to serve as the physician member of a home based hospice IDT that will include visits to private homes, nursing homes, hospice facilities, hospitals, or wherever the patient resides.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.
Licensure: Licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy in the State of Arkansas; Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine or HPM fellowship training preferred .
Additional Requirements: Credentialed and in good standing with Arkansas Hospice; admit privileges at one or more local hospitals preferred. Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and personal vehicle required. Professional liability insurance required.
Internal Number: 10003
About Arkansas Hospice, Inc.
Our Vision is to be the leader in hospice and palliative care through education, innovation and transformation of the patient, family and community experience.
Our Mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing serious illness and loss by surrounding them with love and embracing them with the best in physical, emotional and spiritual care.