The Senior Medical Director is responsible for directly providing palliative care consultations in all available settings which could include inpatient, outpatient, nursing homes, assisted living, and home visits. Overseeing the medical extenders and providing direction to chaplains and social workers. This position provides and assures expert palliative medical consultation and serves as a liaison between CPC and the physician community. Secondarily provides leadership of medical programs and services to the organization in support of goals and mission.
**Level II ACHA (Agency for Healthcare Administration) Background Screening
Any combination of education and experience that would provide required skills and knowledge for successful performance.
One year experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team
Willing to lead and or participate in palliative education
Credentialed for full scope of practice at all hospitals where CPC practices
Controlled substance license with current DEA number
Eligible for or currently possess a Medicare/Medicaid NPI number
Excellent interpersonal and communications skill
Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with two years’ experience beyond board certification
Current license to practice in the State of Florida
License must be in good standing with the Florida Board of Medicine
Internal Number: R1996
About Community Hospice (Alivia Care)
Caring for 40 Years
About Community Hospice & Palliative Care
Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 40-year history, Community Hospice & Palliative Care has served nearly 200,000 adults and children in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties, and recently expanded its service area to include 11 counties in north-central Florida. This new service area allows us to serve hospice patients in Gainesville, Lake City, Palatka and their surrounding communities. Through the support of more than 950 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,500 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its eight inpatient care centers. The organization is committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families and to be the compassionate guide for end-of-life care in our communities. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay.