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SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the hospice medical component of patient care wherever the hospice patient resides, consistent with BCN policies and in accordance with Federal and State hospice regulations.
Oversee the provision of home and nursing home based palliative care consultation services for the BCN service area consistent with BCN policies and in accordance with all state regulations.
Oversee medical leadership in the assigned area and work with both BCN internal and Regional external leadership in any collaboration and innovation at Bluegrass Care Navigators.
Participate in on-call responsibilities as required by BCN policies.
Current license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky. Board eligibility/certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, or appropriate medical society.
Added certification/eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred.
Two years’ experience in the practice of medicine preferred.
Familiar with the philosophical and technical aspects of Hospice and Palliative care preferred.
Expertise in pain and symptom management in advanced illness preferred.
Ability to work as an equal member of a large interdisciplinary team.
Excellent communicator with strong organizational, teaching and leadership skills.
Familiar with principles of quality management and ethical issues in Hospice and Palliative care.
Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-employment physician's health clearance including a negative TB skin test and/or CXR and other tests as required by organization policy.
Bluegrass Care Navigator’s is a nationally respected hospice, having cared for thousands of families in our Kentucky communities since 1978, providing hospice services to approximately 1,000 patients daily in 32 counties located in central, northern and eastern Kentucky. Our primary goal is to provide compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their families coping with serious illness. Do your personal goals align with ours? If so, we’d love to have you join our team!
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