Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Palliative Care Consulting Physician to provide patient care consultation and treatment to patients with serious illness.
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (after hours and weekends as needed)
Provide direct patient care, consultations and the management of symptoms related to life-limiting conditions as requested.
Obtain and review client history.
Assess clients for pain and symptom management.
Prescribe necessary medication for pain and symptom management.
Practice within the scope of license, certification or registration, where applicable, and as required by law and regulation.
Practice safety and infection control methods.
Participate in consultation and review/discussion of Advance directives and Goals of care conversations with the patient’s and/or their caregivers in accordance with professional standards of practice.
Provide patient and family counseling.
Educate providers in the community on Palliative Care and Hospice services, and end of life issues.
Maintain current medical education and appropriate licensure.
Maintain compliance with the Medicare Hospice benefit condition of participation when applicable to the clinical situation/scenario.
Palliative Care Fellowship or acceptable experience for board certification
1-3 years of applicable experience in the treatment of terminally ill patients
Obtain and maintain in good standing with assigned hospitals
Full benefits package
403 (b) plan match
Tuition Reimbursement program
Learning resources to be successful in your career, plus more!
Internal Number: Requisition 1989
About Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care
Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care is a financially and clinically strong, growing regional hospice located in Central Florida. We are celebrating over 30 years of service to our community. Our service area covers 7 counties: Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Highlands and Hardee. We are a not-for-profit hospice whose Foundation raises funds to help those who need our services. We celebrate every day as a gift.