One of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking an experienced Hospice Physician to join our team in Central Oregon.
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A bit of information about us, we are the community leader in hospice care. We’ve most likely supported one of your neighbors or a friend. Central Oregon patients and their families have chosen Partners In Care for hospice services for the past 40 years.
Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider—including one of the state's three in-patient hospice
Provide patient care following physician and hospice procedures/requirements, practicing within the scope of license, certification or registration, where applicable, and as required by law and regulation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide direct patient care, as attending or consulting physician, to hospice patients in Hospice House facility, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and/or patient homes/residences.
Provide medical aspects of care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team of attending physicians, nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, and chaplains.
Actively participate in weekly Interdisciplinary Team meetings for development and evaluation of the patient’s plan of care.
Participate in the coordination of the patient’s hospice care in accordance with professional standards of practice.
Participate in the development and evaluation of the plan of care.
Prescribe necessary assessment and treatment for pain and symptom management.
Practice safety and infection control methods.
Help facilitate creation and tracking of patient data and records.
Contribute to patient and family counseling and education.
Perform duties in compliance with Medicare Condition of Participation.
Maintain relationships with community physicians.
Act as the designee of the Hospice Medical Director as required based on the needs of the agency.
Take clinical call for hospice patients.
Works to achieve job performance goals, pursues progress toward individual / personal development goals, and demonstrates Partners In Care’s values and competencies.
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
Doctor of Medicine degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an accredited institution
1-3 years of applicable experience in the treatment of end of life care
Demonstrated understanding of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services requirements
Experience effectively collaborating with a diverse group
Licensure / Certification:
Physician is and shall maintain the valid and unrestricted medical license to practice medicine in the State of Oregon. Board eligible or Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, preferred.
Professional Standards / Compliance with Law: Physician shall at all times comply with the ethics and professional standards of the medical profession; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; Partners In Care’s policies and procedures; and the rules and regulations that are applicable to Partners In Care, including accreditation and certification requirements.
Drug Enforcement Administration: Physician has and shall at all times during the course of employment maintain registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) and any applicable state agency without limitation to prescribe drugs under such registration and shall provide current proof of such registration upon Partners In Care’s request.
Qualify for Partners In Care’s Professional Liability Insurance Coverage: Physician shall at all times qualify for insurance coverage under Partners In Care’s professional liability policy.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations and of Medicare CoPs.
Requires excellent understanding of pharmacology, interactions, use of controlled substances.
Knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules and regulations
Knowledge of electronic records systems
Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Proficient in MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
Demonstrate excellent organization skills
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative
Ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization
Ability to work flexible hours, if needed
Ability to participate as a team player to coordinate projects
Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects
Internal Number: 2282020
About Partners In Care
Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider-including one of the state's three in-patient hospice facilities--in a 10,000 square mile region.
Bend is located in the heart of Central Oregon. In the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise.