Hospice Medical Director

Employer
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location
Gainesville, Georgia
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Closes
Mar 31, 2022
Ref
2084318
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), a multi-specialty group bringing together more than 350+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners, is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a not-for-profit community health system with a patient service area of over 1,300,000 residents. NGPG is currently seeking an experienced physician to lead a team in providing exceptional, compassionate care to our growing community as Hospice Medical Director.

Opportunity Details:

The Hospice Medical Director is a clinical leader accountable for the operating results and continued growth of the hospice and palliative care program. This position is responsible for assuming the highest quality of patient/family care, professional services, program growth and innovation, optimal utilization of resources, development of successful internal and external relationships, and the achievement of established financial objectives, including philanthropic outreach.

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team with over 30 years of dedicated and compassionate care provided to the residents of greater Northeast Georgia.
  • Assumes responsibility for the Hospice service line including, but not limited to, Hospice Care nursing, social work, spiritual care, bereavement, volunteer services, veteran services, quality improvement and compliance.
  • Affirms a holistic approach by incorporating hospice care, patient and family in the overall care and treatment rendered by the care team.
  • Provides direct patient care in hospital and facilities as well as patient homes
  • Current patient base averages between 160-200
  • Patients range from pediatric to adult

Required skills and qualifications:

  • D. or D.O. and residency completed at an ACGME accredited program
  • Must be BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Minimum one year of hospice work experience OR completion of a hospice medical director training program and ability to demonstrate clinical and administrative leadership skills
  • Ability to build and negotiate collaborative relationships
  • A comprehensive understanding of hospice functions, standards, policies, and applicable state, federal, and auditing agency regulations.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license

NGPG offers Highly Competitive Compensation Plans, 401K Matching/457B Plans and Life, Health & Disability Insurance.

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC-Gainesville) is a 557-bed regional referral center located in Gainesville, Georgia providing a wide array of healthcare services complemented by a medical staff of over 700+ members that represent a vast range of primary care and sub-specialty physicians. NGMC is Georgia s #1 Hospital for the second consecutive year 2014 - 2016 and it is also in the top 10 in the nation according to a recent study by CareChex, an independent healthcare quality rating service. NGMC also has been named one of "Metro Atlanta s Top 100 Workplaces" by the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) for 2011- 2016.

Contact us today and learn why practicing medicine in Northeast Georgia is the perfect location to Live, Work and Play.

Contact: Jennifer McCalla, Physician Recruiter jennifer.mccalla@nghs.com

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