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Physician Palliative Care

Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Palliative Care Physician provides consultation in palliative care, symptom and supportive care to meet the needs of the patient as requested by the referring physician. Prescribes medications, orders diagnostics and treatments according to patients palliative care needs and in collaboration with the referring physician.   Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support the medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.   Educates facility staff, co-workers and the community on all aspects of palliative care services.  Supervises palliative care nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program




Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must be a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with two years experience, licensed to practice medicine in the state.
  • Advanced and ongoing training in palliative medicine, diagnostics skills, symptom management and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the interdisciplinary team concept.
  • Reliable transportation, current state driver’s license and automobile insurance required.


Education

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine board certified or board eligible preferred.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare

VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients throughout all of 2015. Learn More

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US-FL-Jacksonville
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VITAS Healthcare
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US-FL-Jacksonville
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
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N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Palliative Care Physician provides consultation in palliative care, symptom and supportive care to meet the needs of the patient as requested by the referring physician. Prescribes medications, orders diagnostics and treatments according to patients palliative care needs and in collaboration with the referring physician.   Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support the medical practice and reimbursement for services provided.   Educates facility staff, co-workers and the community on all aspects of palliative care services.  Supervises palliative care nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program




Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must be a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with two years experience, licensed to practice medicine in the state.
  • Advanced and ongoing training in palliative medicine, diagnostics skills, symptom management and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the interdisciplinary team concept.
  • Reliable transportation, current state driver’s license and automobile insurance required.


Education

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine board certified or board eligible preferred.


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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