Assoc Med Director for Hospice in Rochester, NY

Direct hire opportunity within Rochester, NY. The Associate Medical Director assists with oversight of physician services for the Hospice Program, in accordance with accepted standards of practice and which support the philosophy, mission and purpose of Hospice.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities: Assists with clinical oversight of hospice program. Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings and admission and re-certification decisions. Reviews patient eligibility for hospice services. Certifies patients’ condition to ascertain the need for appropriate care. Responsible for medical needs of hospice patient not met by the attending physician. Acts as attending physician for patients referred without an Doctor of Medicine (MD). Consults with attending physicians regarding pain and symptom control and with staff on difficult symptom management issues.

Contact Bobbie Reif, BSN, MS at medjobs@Medscribe.com or call 1-800-279-1463