The Department of Internal Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for medical director of hospice services. Duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of inpatient and home hospice operations including weekly team meetings, supervision of advanced practice providers, and direct care of hospice patients, compliance with hospice regulations, and development and implementation of medical plan of care for patients. In addition to hospice medical director, the faculty member will have an academic appointment and will perform clinical, education or research work in the clinical area of their training.
Education and Experience:
Qualified candidates will possess broad medical knowledge and demonstrated excellence in medical practice, formal training or relevant experience in hospice and/or clinical palliative care, and excellent interpersonal communication skills with patients and caregivers. Candidates will have board certification in primary area of practice of internal medicine. Effective communication skills with referring professionals, including written documentation as well as verbal communication, are essential. Successful candidates will have training, skills and motivation necessary for interdisciplinary team collaboration in expanding palliative care and hospice services for seriously ill patients in diverse settings.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 150775
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