Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Brewer, ME
Job Details

1 to 2 years of experience

Our Hancock County location has a great position for a physician wanting to make a positive difference in someone's life! You would be responsible for providing comprehensive oversight of care for VNA clients with serious or life threatening illnesses, with a focus on improving the quality of life through the alleviation of pain and suffering. Additionally you would be a member of the interdisciplinary team for providing guidance for hospice care provided through VNA's Hospice Program, for consultation to maintain the standards of hospice care, for the medical oversight of client care and providing guidance to VNA regarding compliance with state and federal rules and regulation and with accrediting bodies. Occasionally you may be called upon as a consultant or function as the attending physician of record for the purpose of hospice care which includes being available on call to meet the medical needs of the client if the attending physician is unavailable.

Experience caring for individuals with life limiting illness

One year of experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team

Proven clinical experience and competence in both hospice care and palliative medicine

Committment to a team approach, including teaching of allied and mid-level practitioners

Superior interpersonal, organization and communication skills

Broad and in-depth technical knowledge and skills related to the practice of palliative and end of life care

Ability to speak clearly and comfortably to and use tact, discretion and sensitivity in dealing with clients, including excellent interviewing and counseling skills

Ability to explain medical problems and treatments in accurate and understandable lay language

Current ME license to practice as an MD or DO

Current BLS for Healthcare Providers

Evidence of effective communication skills, using verbal, written and telephonic means;

Valid driver's license with reliable transportation and VNA required auto liability insurance.

Ability to travel in assigned service area

Come work for an organization that provides clinically excellent, compassionate home based and community care to families in New England. Since 1921, we've been helping families and their loved ones receive care and comfort in their community. We are committed to hiring and retaining staff who want to deliver quality care and make a difference in people's lives. We offer rich benefits and a family friendly working environment. We look forward to hearing from you!

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