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Provider MD - Hospice Medical Director Part-Time

Employer
UNC Health
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Closing date
Jul 8, 2025

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Specialty
Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Hours
Part Time
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Hospice Medical Director (Part-Time - .5 FTE)

Summary:

The Hospice Medical Director is responsible for providing clinical leadership and expertise to the hospice patient cohort for the purpose of improving patient medical care and palliation. The Medical Director will facilitate a culture of collaboration among all medical and nursing staff involved with hospice patient care, build relationships with referring PCPs to ensure integration of primary and palliative medicine and with community specialists as needed. The Hospice Medical Director will identify opportunities to improve care delivery, use resources effectively, and comply with legal, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Education, Training and Experience (including licenses or certifications):

MD/DO degree, current license (in good standing) and board certification in related field Certification in hospice and palliative medicine desirable Experience with medical ethics and quality improvement methodology preferred The ability to independently make home visits is required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability in understanding the needs of and working with dying individuals in a hospice setting. Ability to provide emotional support to patients and caregivers. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse staff and patients, their families and caregivers. Skill with electronic medical records required.

For more information, please contact: Jessie Langley, Physician Recruiter jessie.langley@unchealth.unc.edu

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