The Associate Hospice Medical Director (AHSD) will have both administrative and direct patient care roles. As hospice and palliative care physician you will work in many facets of the palliative care domain, including serving as the physician member of the hospice interdisciplinary team and working in our inpatient and community based palliative care programs. Additionally, the ASHD will visit patients in private homes, nursing homes, hospice facilities, hospitals, or wherever the patient resides to provide direct patient care in accordance with the patient’s Plan of Care. Administratively, the physician will be assigned duties on committees and programs to aid in the achievement of the mission of Arkansas Hospice and Arkansas Palliative Care as well as supervising and training hospice and palliative care clinicians.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.
Licensure: Licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy in the State of Arkansas; Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred or at least 2 years of full-time employment as a hospice physician.
Additional Requirements: Credentialed and in good standing with Arkansas Hospice; admit privileges at one or more local hospitals preferred. Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and personal vehicle required. Professional liability insurance required.
Internal Number: 100419
About Arkansas Hospice
Our Vision is to be the leader in hospice and palliative care through education, innovation and transformation of the patient, family and community experience.
Our Mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing serious illness and loss by surrounding them with love and embracing them with the best in physical, emotional and spiritual care.