Physician - Hospice - Flexible Shifts Available
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The Physician is an employed physician who provides medical care and treatment for the patients served by Empath Health Pinellas County care teams or consultative palliative care to Empath Health patients.
Provides physician direction and guidance to the Empath Health hospice program to assure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families.
Participates in the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meeting, performs certification, recertification, provides symptom control expertise, performs clinical visits in the home or inpatient setting and provides regulatory visits to meet recertification requirements.
Serves as an educator and researcher of hospice care.
• Education and/or Experience: Doctoral degree (Ph. D.) or equivalent; or more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Licensure: Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
• Certifications: CPR required
• MD or DO from an accredited medical school
• Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties’ recognized specialty that deals with care of the terminally ill, such as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Oncology or Geriatrics.
• Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
• Minimum of three years post graduate medical practice experience
• Valid Florida driver’s license and automobile insurance as per agency policies
• Ability to make home/residence visits
• Basic keyboarding and computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word or comparable programs
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