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Hospice Medical Director

Northeast Georgia Physician Group (NGPG), a multi-specialty group bringing together more than 350+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners, is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a not-for-profit community health system with a patient service area of over 1,000,000 residents. NGPG is currently seeking an experienced physician to lead a team in providing exceptional, compassionate care to our growing community as Hospice Medical Director.

Opportunity Details:

The Hospice Medical Director is a clinical leader accountable for the operating results and continued growth of the hospice and palliative care program.  This position is responsible for assuming the highest quality of patient/family care, professional services, program growth and innovation, optional utilization of resources, development of successful internal and external relationships, and the achievement of established financial objectives, including philanthropic outreach.

  • Works with an interdisciplanary team with over 30 years of dedicated and compassionate care provided to the residents of greater Northeast Georgia
  • Assumes responsibility for the Hospice service line including, but not limited to, Hospice Care nursing, social work, spiritual care, bereavement, volunteer services, veteran services, quality improvement and compliance
  • Affirms a holistic approach by incorporating patient and family in the overall care and treatment rendered by the hospice team
  • Provides direct patient care in hospital and facilities as well as patient homes
  • Current patient base averages between 160-200
  • Patients range from pediatric to adult

Required skills and qualifications:

  • MD/DO
  • BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or completion within 2 years
  • Minimum one year of hospice work experience OR completion of a hospice medical director training program and ability to demonstrate clinical and administrative leadership skills
  • Ability to build and negotiate collaborative relationships
  • A comprehensivve understanding of hospice functions, standards, policies, and applicable state, federal, and auditing agency regulations
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

NGPG offers highly competitive compensation plans, 401k matching/457B plans and life, health and disability insurance.

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), one of the largest multi-specialty groups in Georgia, brings together more than 400+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners representing 30 specialties at over 70 locations.  NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 1,000,000 people in more than 13 counties across the region.  As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center's three hospital campuses in Gainesville, Braselton and Barrow County.  Learn more about our award winning services at www.nghs.com

Please email your CV to Jennifer McCalla, Physician Recruiter at Jennifer.McCalla@nghs.com



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