Hospice Medical Director Needed - Asheville, NC
March 13, 2020
Asheville, NC, United States
CarePartners is seeking a full time Hospice Medical Director to join our Home Care & Hospice team. As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Hospice Medical Director provides the medical management of palliative care for a group of hospice patients. Certifies and recertifies eligibility for hospice including face to face visits in home and facility settings as necessary. Supervision of associate medical directors, participates in development of formulary and policies and procedures.
Candidates must be board certified/board eligible with experience in end of life care and/or training. Hospice and Palliative Fellowship preferred.
*We have an opening for a PRN Associate Medical Director too!*
If you or someone you know is interested in either the full time Medical Director or PRN Associate Medical Director opportunities, please email your CV to Megan.Jones8@HCAHealthcare.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
CarePartners brings together four services – rehabilitation, home health, adult care and hospice – to offer our patients a full continuum of post-acute care, or care after a serious illness or injury. When it comes to our patients, CarePartners is committed to delivering exceptional, personalized care. For us, that means helping each patient to live the fullest, most rewarding life possible. It also means working closely with caregivers and families to ensure that everyone is getting the support they need.
Asheville is a highly desired living community nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is the cultural hub of western North Carolina. It has a population of nearly 100,000 inhabitants and is the ideal community for families (young and old alike!), outdoor enthusiasts, music and beer lovers. The cost of living is at the national average and public schools are excellent. Access to air travel is nearby in Asheville, Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC.
About Mission Health:
Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system’s flagship hospital and is licensed for 815 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. It also includes Mission Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Highlands, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 10,700 employees and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.