Inpatient Palliative Medicine Physician Opportunity AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center

Employer
AMITA Health
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Aug 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Ref
2110506
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Inpatient Palliative Medicine Physician Opportunity AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center

Job Title: Inpatient Palliative Medicine Physician

Reports To: System Medical Director, Palliative Care and Hospice Medicine

Purpose of the Position:

  • Provide palliative medicine consultations care for person with serious, complex and/or life-threatening conditions.
  • Enhance hospital communication efforts with patients and families.
  • Serve as clinical and educational role model and mentor.
  • Support patients and their families in collaboration with the managing service and primary care team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and document palliative medicine consultations and follow-up evaluations for patients with palliative care needs when requested by the managing medical service.
  • Assist in providing patients and families with high-quality, coordinated psycho-social and emotional support.
  • Maintain currency for palliative care quality data base.
  • Engage in quality improvement programs.
  • Advocate for improvements in palliative care through participation in professional organizations.
  • Provide clinical expertise, educational programming, and guidance for students, the health system and community entities when requested.
  • Maintain strong communication and positive relationships with the palliative care team and medical staff members.
  • Create and support programming to grow the palliative care service.
  • Ensure continuity of clinical coverage for assigned sites.
  • Ensure personal and team compliance with practice standards and billing codes
  • Support coordinated health system efforts and practice responsible stewardship of resources.
  • Maintain licenses and certifications required for practice of palliative medicine in State of Illinois.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • BC/BE in Palliative Care Medicine
  • Unrestricted medical and DEA license to practice in the State of Illinois.

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