The Hospice and Palliative Care Physician is a physician licensed to practice medicine in the United States and is responsible for providing the medical care and treatment to patients in the Hospice and Palliative Care programs. This position also assists with medical student/resident education and provides community education and outreach in the medical community.
Doctor of medicine or osteopathy degree from an accredited medical school with current license to practice in the state of Ohio and Michigan.
Board certified in family medicine, internal medicine, oncology, emergency medicine or appropriate medical specialty.
Has completed the Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Care or will complete within first 6 months of employment.
Must have or be eligible for membership in good standing on the medical staff accredited hospitals in the Hospice of Northwest Ohio service area.
Must have at least three years of experience in the practice of medicine.
Current license to practice medicine and current DEA with willingness to obtain DEA in Ohio and Michigan
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile in good working condition and is insured in accordance with state and agency requirements.
Has working experience charting in an EMR system, Cerner system preferred.
Understands the hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying, concepts of pain/symptom management, and adult teaching/learning principles.
Internal Number: HPP-001
About Hospice of Northwest Ohio
Hospice of Northwest Ohio served its first patients in 1981 and is the Toledo area's largest provider of hospice care. A non-profit, community-based organization, we are the only local agency solely dedicated to caring for the terminally ill. In 2018, we served more than 2,400 patients and their families in their own homes, in nursing homes and at our freestanding Hospice Centers. We are Joint Commission accredited and Medicare/Medicaid certified. No one is ever turned away due to inability to pay.