MD - Hospice Medical Director
For over 25 years, Horizon Home Care and Hospice has been a leader in setting the standard for patient-centered and comprehensive hospice care in Southeastern Wisconsin. With a focus on comfort, compassion and security, Horizon helps those with a life-limiting condition live life to the fullest. Therefore, we employ only the most ethical and knowledgeable executive, medical, and support staff.
This is a rare opportunity to join one of Milwaukee’s fastest growing non-for-profit hospice agencies. Our Hospice Medical Director assumes overall medical responsibility for the Hospice patients and oversees the program for quality delivery of services, including the scheduling andoversight of the practice of on-staff Hospice Physicians and Nurse Practitioners. The Hospice Medical Director drives best clinical practices within the agency, improving outcomes for the patients and families we serve.
The Hospice Medical Director provides and assures that all hospice medical services and treatments are medically appropriate; ensures medical eligibility for Hospice benefit in accordance with Medicare/Medicaid, insurance guidelines and State/Federal regulations, provides assessments, treatment and health teaching to hospice patients, and provides education and support to hospice clinicians.
This part-time, 20 hours/week role covering all of Southeastern Wisconsin, is an amazing opportunity to really make a difference with patients and their families.
Position requires State of Wisconsin MD (Doctor of Medicine) plus Hospice and Palliative board certification. Candidates must also have a comprehensive knowledge of medicine, pharmacology and pain/symptom management, as well as, an acute understanding and knowledge of the death, dying, grieving and bereavement process. This position will travel throughout our service area (Ozaukee, Washington, Milwaukee, Waukesha and Racine Counties) and requires a reliable vehicle, WI driver's license, and proof of current auto insurance.
Horizon Home Care and Hospice, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, we maintain an affirmative action program through which we take good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Vietnam era veterans, and other protected veterans.
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 15325462635b58ccd7b33723555