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Company: Nathan Adelson Hospice
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Hospice and Palliative Care Team Physician is a physician licensed in the state who has direct responsibility for the medical care and treatment of patients in conjunction with the patient''s hospice and palliative attending physician. The Hospice and Palliative Care Team Physician provides medical direction and support to the members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality care. The Hospice and Palliative Care Team Physician provides education to community physicians and others engaged in the care of patients on the principles of palliative medicine and on the health care services provided by Nathan Adelson Hospice. Participates in the on-call rotation.Education and Experience:MD or DO degree. Minimum of 1 year experience caring for patients at the end-of-life demonstrating experience in the principles of pain and symptom management or successful completion of a hospice/palliative medicine fellowship training program.Knowledge and skill in assuring that patient prognosis is properly evaluated and certified at the time of patient admission utilizing appropriate clinical criteria, clinical judgment and in compliance with existing federal and/or state regulations.Knowledge and skill in subsequent prognostication and recertification of hospice patients.Knowledge and skill in assuring that patients are receiving appropriate pain and symptom management interventions based on established guidelines and standards.Knowledge and ability to participate in the development of the Initial Plan of Care together with other members of the IDG.Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and electronic medical records.Required Licensure and Certification:Unlimited license to practice medicine in the State of Nevada.Nevada State Board of Pharmacy certification.DEA certification.Certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) or American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (ABOFP) or Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship preferred. Possess an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements and is in good working order. Must maintain a clean driving record.

Keywords: Nathan Adelson Hospice, Las Vegas , Physician, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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