Novant Health is looking for a compassionate, caring Hospice Medical Director to join our rapidly growing hospice team, and we would love to speak with you about our opportunities.
Novant Health Hospice & Palliative Care - Charlotte, NC is seeking an experienced and collaborative Hospice Medical Director to oversee our growing and dynamic program. The ideal candidate must demonstrate exemplary and compassionate clinical skills, and embrace a collaborative interdisciplinary team approach to end-of-life care. Candidate must demonstrate clinical, administrative and educational leadership skills.
Assures high quality, appropriate and efficient utilization of hospice services
Advancing the mission, operations, and services of the program
Collaboration with the Advanced Practice Practitioners (APPs) and will participate in the development of formulary, policies, and procedures
Team-based care approach, with an experienced and dedicated support staff within a culture of innovation
Oversee an average daily patient census of about 175, including an established 8 bed inpatient hospice unit located in Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
Collaborates with the IDG to ensure that the medical needs of the patient are met and provides oversight of the plan of care
Certifies patient eligibility criteria for hospice care including admission, symptom calls and certification of terminal illness
Monday - Friday schedule with rotating on-call responsibilities
Board certified/board eligible in hospice & palliative medicine
Experience in end of life care and/or training
Medical director or associate medical director experience preferred
Are you looking for a new opportunity in a rapidly growing healthcare system that focuses on a culture of safety and team member growth? #NovantHealthMedicalGroup is seeking Board Certified / Board Eligible physicians for inpatient care.
Come join our team!
At Novant Health, our team of hospital based physicians includes more than 100 hospitalists available to follow patients from admission — whether it is a direct admit or through the ER — all the way through to discharge and back home.
Our service line includes board-certified experts:
Critical care and pulmonary medicine
Palliative care and hospice
Members of our team are:
Physician liaisons, championing education and training initiatives
Participating and leading various quality and safety committees for an individual hospital or the health system
Change agents, identifying and leading process improvement efforts
Administrative partners with hospital and medical staff leaders to help facilitate organizational change
Novant Health offers:
2 year salary guarantee
NH Medical Group employed
Medical and Retirement Benefits
System wide EHR-Epic
Novant Health Medical Group
Is one of the largest medical groups in the nation
Offers resiliency training for physicians and team members to prevent burnout
Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems
Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.
What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?
A commitment to patient centered care and our model of spending more time with each patient, and creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundations of our success
Sharing a philosophy of putting high value on the patient experience
Joining with a world-class team of more than 1,600 physicians and over 28,000 employees that provide care at over 640 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics to transform the patient experience
Novant Health cares for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia.
In 2019, Forbes ranked the organization first in North Carolina and 38th nationally on its 2019 Best Employers for Diversity list.
Novant Health provided more than $883 million in community benefit, including financial assistance and services, in 2018.
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required; BC/BE Hospice & Palliative Medicine or equivalent experienc with Hospice Medical Director certification (eligible)
Experience: One to three years of experience working in an acute care setting required. Clinical experience in hospice, geriatrics, intensive care or palliative care preferred
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
Internal Number: 2020-87376
About Novant Health, Inc.
Novant Health is a four-state integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to our communities. Novant Health consists of more than 1,200 physicians and 26,000 employees who make healthcare remarkable at nearly 500 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston–Salem, N.C., Novant Health is committed to making healthcare remarkable for patients and communities, serving more than four million patients annually. In 2013, Novant Health provided more than $566 million in community benefit including charity care and services. Novant Health is an IMS Health top 20 integrated delivery network. Novant Health is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all human resource practices in compliance with federal, state and local civil rights and employment legislation. Accordingly, Novant Health considers all applicants for employment equally, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and provides them with an opportunity to progress in the organization consistent with their skills and interests.