Hospice/Palliative Care Medical Director Opportunity - Chicago Metro!

Ingalls Memorial
Chicago, Illinois
Jun 26, 2019
Jun 25, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Hospice/Palliative Care Medical Director Opportunity -  Chicago Metro!

Primary Healthcare Associates (PHA), a premier multi-specialty medical group of physicians in the Chicago south suburbs seeks a physician leader to be the Medical Director of Hospice/Palliative Care. Ideal physician will have 3-5 years of leadership experience with experience managing a Hospice and Palliative Care Program. Physician must be fellowship trained and must be BC in Hospice/Palliative Care, and must hold active licensure in Illinois.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • The physician leader will serve as the Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care Services, assuming responsibility for the clinical/medical coordination, development, evaluation and supervision of both programs
  • Physician will help nurture and significantly grow an already well-established hospice program and will assist in the lead in the organizations’ effort to build Palliative Care as a program
  • The Hospice and Palliative Care Medical Director will collaborate/partner with a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled, compassionate professionals committed to providing individualized care to their patients and will participate in the establishment and implementation of the plan of care
  • The Medical Director will assume primary responsibility for monitoring and compliance of the hospice and palliative care programs with all applicable standards, regulations and requirements as well as providing in-service training for staff.  Peer-to-peer consultation, face-to-face assessments, and communication with referral sources when applicable
  • Approximately 50% of their time will be spent on hospice direction, 30% of their time on the development of the Palliative Care Program, and 20% will be spent on OP consults
  • Competitive compensation package will offer a 2- year base guarantee, plus a sign-on bonus
  • Exceptional benefits – Medical, dental, retirement, time off, and CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance will be provided to qualified candidates

Primary Healthcare Associates is medical group practice affiliated with UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital, a nationally recognized regional health system consisting of a 478-bed hospital with a network of comprehensive outpatient facilities. Since its founding in 1923, Ingalls has remained a not-for-profit institution, committed to fulfilling its mission of improving the health of the communities we serve.


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