Med Dir-Home Health Hospice & Palliative Care

MultiCare Health System
Tacoma, Washington
Closing date
Apr 5, 2023

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Full Time
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MultiCare Health System seeks a board-certified Medical Director for Home Health and Hospice to join our team in Tacoma, Washington. As Medical Director, you will lead an established group, building a more robust and comprehensive program. Ideal candidates will be instrumental in ensuring high satisfaction and quality outcomes.

As Medical Director you will:
  • Oversee the medical component of the Hospice plan of care for each patient
  • Provides medical support as needed to the Home Health.
  • Have a standardized core set of qualifications, duty obligations and responsibilities
  • Be knowledgeable about the psychosocial and medical aspects of hospice care, reviews, coordinates, be responsible for the management of clinical and medical care for all patients in the program
  • Participate in the quality management and educational programs for the staff and patients as well as in the overall strategic planning and development of Home Health and Hospice services
  • Actively participate and provide leadership in quality management, physician performance issues, clinical guideline development, patient satisfaction initiatives and utilization review
  • Provide oversight for the hospice provider team, participates in Peer Review, Quality Review and communication, providing feedback to physicians/NPs regarding clinical and performance issues
  • Supports and/or participates in MHS self-regulatory, quality control and/or service enhancement efforts and initiatives, including without limitation MHS s Corporate Compliance Program, internal and external audit activities, credentialing processes, peer review proceedings, utilization management programs, quality improvement programs, discharge planning processes, treatment and other protocols, and pharmaceutical formularies
What you will need:
  • Board certified/eligible in Hospice and Palliative Care at time of employment
  • Licensed in the state of WA by the time of employment
  • DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association
Competitive salary, a full array of benefits and a great location makes this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living from big-city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.

Why MultiCare:
  • Market Leadership: Washington s largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Technology: Most Wired healthcare system 10 years in a row
  • Named to Forbes America s Best Employers
  • Natural Beauty: Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest enjoy breathtaking natural beauty, outdoor activities and outstanding schools and universities
  • Easy Drive to Seattle, Portland, Sea Tac Airport and Victoria, BC by way of ferry

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