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Physician - Hospice Contract

Circle of Life Hospice

Circle of Life Hospice

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Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • Bentonville, AR, USA
  • PRN

This is an as needed position to assist with weekend/holiday coverage and will support locations in Bentonville and Springdale.

General Description: Circle of Life Hospice and its Physicians are engaged in the provision of interdisciplinary services for the management of terminal illness and other palliative care. Under the direction of the Executive Medical Director, the Contract Physician will Physician will make rounds on patients in the inpatient units and will see new admits during coverage of inpatient units.

Provides medical expertise in the areas of:

  • Determining Eligibility/Ineligibility of referred patients
  • Disease management and pain and symptom management for hospice patients
  • Direct medical care for hospice patients
  • Clinical and public education regarding hospice care
  • Guidance to hospice NP or nurse as they provide direct patient care
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience in care of terminally ill patients. Demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.

Education/Credentials: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy without restrictions in State of Arkansas. Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible for a Specialty, preferably Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. Hospice and Palliative Medicine or Geriatric board certification desirable.

Professional Requirements: Professional Standards and Compliance with Law. Physician must at all times comply with the ethics and professional standards of the medical profession; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; Hospice's policies and procedures; and the rules and regulations that are applicable to Hospice, including accreditation and certification requirements. Drug Enforcement Administration. Physician must maintain registration with the Drug Enforcement ("DEA") and any applicable state agency without any limitation on authority to prescribe drugs provide current proof of registration upon request. Medicare and Medicaid Eligibility. Physician must be a qualified Medicare and Medicaid provider. Physician must never have been excluded from participation in any federally funded health care program including, without limitation, Medicare, Medicaid or TRICARE, nor has been convicted or found to have violated any federal or state fraud and abuse law or illegal remuneration law. Medical Staff Privileges. Physician shall maintain unrestricted medical staff membership and clinical admitting privileges at the hospice home which Circle of Life operates. Qualify for Hospice's Professional Liability Insurance Coverage. Physician must qualify for insurance coverage under the hospice's professional liability policy.

Circle of Life Hospice https://nwacircleoflife.isolvedhire.com

This job is no longer accepting applications

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