Palliative Care Medical Doctor

Job Locations PR-San Juan | US-NJ-Rahway | US-MA-Marlborough | US-PA-North Wales
Requisition ID
2021-19665
Position Category
Clinical Services
Position Type
Part-Time - Not Benefits Eligible (24 or less)

Overview

Grace Health of Puerto Rico - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

 

Grace Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

Great New Career Opportunity in Palliative Care!

 

Now Hiring - Palliative Care Medical Doctor - Remote work opportunity 

 

The Palliative Care MD will be responsible, but is not limited to:

  • Leads Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, reviews admissions, develops patient care plans to manage and alleviate symptoms, reduce ER visits and rehospitalizations.
  • Insures that appropriate patients are admitted to Grace Health Palliative Care Service.
  • Facilitates patient transition to hospice when clinically and medically appropriate.
  • Completes MD admission documentation for each patient timely.
  • Reviews patient medications and recommends medications at time of admission and at any time point while the patient is on service, including at IDG.
  • Engages patient and family in advance directive planning discussions via phone, virtual meetings;
  • Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.
  • Completes all required orientation and annual learning requirements on time.
  • Educates staff on current palliative care clinical management and interventions, disease processes, adjunct therapies.

Qualifications

Education/Licensure:

  • Board Certified in Palliative Care
  • Active MD license to practice in state of residence

Professional Experience:

  • Bi-Lingual
  • 2-4 years Palliative Care and or hospice experience
  • Physican training
  • Must be willing to travel

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