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Hospice, Hospice Physician

Allina Health Saint Paul, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and evidenced based care related to assessing, treating, and diagnosing patients with advanced progressive illness while promoting a healing environment
  • Develop and implement appropriate advanced disease treatment plans that effectively manage the patient’s needs creating a culture with optimal utilization of resources
  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team
  • Participates in the assessment of medical staff learning needs as they relate to palliative care
  • Plans, implements, evaluates educational programs for medical and nursing staff based on identified learning objectives
  • Coordinate educational activities with other institutional and community programs
  • Responds to changes in clinical practice by planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating guidelines, protocols, and standards in collaboration with other staff
  • Participates in the process of program and system development for the management of palliative care
  • Leads initiatives to change the structure, system, or processes of the organization to more effectively support palliative care initiatives
  • Serves as a role model of the change expected from others
  • Identifies current trends in palliative care and their implications for advanced illness and end of life care
  • Investigates clinical problems and incorporates appropriate research findings as a basis for directing change in patient outcomes and systems that deliver care

Education

  • This position requires a Medical Doctorate degree (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an approved school of medicine.

Qualification/Skills

  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience, 2 of which must have been in palliative, oncology, geriatric, and/or hospice care
  • Expert in end-of-life care, including advanced care planning, pain and symptom management of the seriously ill patient, and psycho/social, emotional care issues
  • Excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Highly organized, self-directed and motivated
  • Creative and innovative problem solver

Licensure/Certifications

  • Minnesota licensure
  • Current DEA licensure

Allina Health

Address

Saint Paul, MN
USA

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