Palliative Care Medical Director (Sincera Supportive Care and Symptom Relief)
- Hospice of Northwest Ohio
- Toledo, Ohio
- Closing date
- Feb 27, 2024
- Hospice / Palliative Medicine
- Full Time
- Position Type
Hospice of Northwest Ohio is seeking a full-time Palliative Care Medical Director to join a well-established and highly compassionate team in Toledo, Ohio. This role involves directing the medical care and treatment of palliative care patients and has primary medical responsibility in overseeing and supporting the care rendered by other members of the interdisciplinary palliative care team. It also involves providing both inpatient and outpatient care as needed, hospital rounding, in-home patient visits and some involvement in palliative medicine research. Join Hospice of Northwest Ohio and be part of one of the strongest, mission-driven care organizations in the state of Ohio.
- MD/DO with license to practice in Ohio and Michigan required
- Must be board-certified/board-eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, with board-certification required for primary specialty
- Current DEA required
- 5 to 10 years of practicing medicine preferred
- Must have either 3 to 5 years of Palliative Medicine experience, or be Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship trained
Where You'll Work
Sincera Supportive Care and Symptom Relief, a signature service of Hospice of Northwest Ohio, provides specialized expertise in managing pain and other symptoms associated with serious illness or the side effects of treatment. The first community-based Palliative Care program in Ohio to be awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, Sincera is a leader in providing high-quality care for patients with cancer, advanced heart, lung, liver or kidney disease, neurological disorders, dementia and more.
Where You'll Live
On the western tip of Lake Erie sits the bustling urban center of Toledo, Ohio. This city of 268,000 was ranked in the Top 100 places to Live in the nation by U.S. News, thanks to its affordability, diverse urban offerings, recreational opportunities and overall family-friendly environment. The city has a strong school system and features several museums, including the renowned Toledo Museum of Art.
Who You'll Work For
Hospice of Northwest Ohio provides specialized medical, emotional and spiritual care to people of all ages – living with any end-stage illness – in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. As the area's only independent, non-profit agency solely dedicated to providing end-of-life care, the organization sets the bar for service excellence and is ranked among the top 100 hospice programs in the nation.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteranJob ID Number: 21619
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