RN / Hospice Job in Bloomington, Minnesota / Hospital
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: August 7, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
As a Medical Director, you will:
Responsible for direction and oversight of the care and treatment
to hospice patients rendered by the hospice care team and provide
oversight for Plan of Care and all changes to the Plan of Care.
Implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet the patients medical
Assess and reevaluate the patients medical needs on a regular
Manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in
accordance with the Companys budgets. Travel as necessary.
Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission Vision Values
through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day
Consult and work with the patient's attending physician. Provide
physician direction and guidance to the hospice program, any
physician employees, and other staff and volunteers to assure the
maintenance of quality care for patients and families.
Serve as a liaison and contact between the hospice program,
community physicians and others engaged in health care services in
order to develop and expand the number of patients served by
Gentiva Health Services.
Responsible to ensure quality and participation of Associate
Provide direct medical care as needed to patient s in their homes,
nursing homes and in the hospital.
Participate on the Professional Advisory Committee.
Provide input and physician oversight to Plan of Care and all
changes to Plan of Care in coordination with the IDT and patients
Attend Interdisciplinary Team meetings to review the Plan of Care
and content of the active medical record.
Consult with patients' physicians and be available to members of
Maintain liaison with the personal or attending physician. The
attending physician is encouraged to provide primary care to
his/her patient even though the patient also receives hospice care.
May take over as attending physician, if primary physician
Participate in CQI Committee meetings as asked.
Made regular contacts with practicing physicians to introduce the
hospice program and to encourage participation in the palliative
care hospice program.
Maintain clinical records, statistics, reports and records for
purposes of evaluation and reporting of agency activities as
prescribed and in compliance with local, state and federal
Assist Executive Director and other supervisory hospice personnel
in the planning, implementation and evaluation of in-service and
continuing education programs. Assist in formulating, revising,
implementing, and evaluating organization policies, procedures,
goals and objectives.
Participate in public relation and community activities that
promote the organizations role as an effective member of the
Hospice care system. Promote customer service orientation to all
Doctorate degree in medicine or osteopathy from an accredited
Current license to practice in the state.
Current DEA #.Knowledge of the principles and practice of primary
medical care, with working knowledge of oncology medicine.
Hospice and Palliative Care certification preferred
Knowledge of hospice and palliative care with emphasis on control
of symptoms associated with a terminal illness.
Knowledge of the local medical community and the ability to enhance
the hospice's visibility and reputation with practicing physicians
Ability to work collaboratively with the patient's primary
physician to interpret the hospice program and affect optimum
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting.
Understanding of Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying.
Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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