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Company: Ingalls Health System
Location: Merrillville, IN
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Hospice/Palliative Care Medical Director - Chicago South Suburbs

UChicago Medicine Medical Group seeks a physician leader to be the Medical Director of Hospice/Palliative Care. Ideal physician will have 3-5 years of leadership experience with experience managing a Hospice and Palliative Care Program. Physician must be fellowship trained and must be BC in Hospice/Palliative Care. Active licensure in Illinois is required.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • The physician leader will serve as the Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Care Services, assuming responsibility for the clinical/medical coordination, development, evaluation and supervision of both programs
  • Physician will help nurture and significantly grow an already well-established hospice program and will assist in the lead in the organizations' effort to build Palliative Care as a program
  • The Hospice and Palliative Care Medical Director will collaborate/partner with a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled, compassionate professionals committed to providing individualized care to their patients and will participate in the establishment and implementation of the plan of care
  • The Medical Director will assume primary responsibility for monitoring and compliance of the hospice and palliative care programs with all applicable standards, regulations and requirements as well as providing in-service training for staff. Peer-to-peer consultation, face-to-face assessments, and communication with referral sources when applicable
  • Approximately 50% of their time will be spent on hospice direction, 30% of their time on the development of the Palliative Care Program, and 20% will be spent on OP consults
  • Join a patient centered collegial, supportive and friendly team whose mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient's dignity and individuality
  • Competitive compensation package, including a 2- year base guarantee with upside
  • Exceptional benefits – Medical, dental, retirement, time off, and CME allowance

About UChicago Medicine Medical Group:

  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is aligned with The University of Chicago Medicine. With a history dating to 1927, it is a not-for-profit academic medical health system with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and the suburbs
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is growing rapidly, to bring the forefront of medicine to communities throughout Chicagoland
  • We support physicians in providing outstanding care in the community by providing Otolaryngology services
  • UChicago Medicine's outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout the region, from the Magnificent Mile, Streeterville and the South Loop in the heart of Chicago to Orland Park, Tinley Park, Flossmoor, Calumet City and South Holland in the south suburbs

Interested candidates please contact:

Sandra Chavez
Senior Physician Recruiter
UChicagoMedicine – Medial Group

UCM Medical Group physicians are not employees or agents of the University of Chicago Medical Center, The

University of Chicago, or Ingalls Memorial

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