Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care has an opportunity for a Physician to join our passionate, committed and dedicated clinical team who believe in providing high quality palliative end-of-life care in the home and community settings based out of Corvallis, Oregon.
This is a new role which is a unique opportunity with potential to advance to Medical Director.
Hours are negotiable, 20-40 per week.
In this role you will serve as an active member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) and as a consultant to physicians regarding potential hospice referrals.
You will perform home- and facility-based palliative care consults; document findings and convey recommendations to referring provider (and patient); and independently oversee palliative care for consult patients, coordinating alongside the patients' attending physician; social services, and caregivers. Our goal is to provide a seamless transition for consult patients when discharging patient off service, whether into hospice, home health, or outpatient care
You will consult with nurses regarding drugs and medical interventions for pain and symptom control, and serve as a liaison with community physicians, medical schools, and hospitals, including participating in community education programs.
You will be responsible for, or participate in, developing and revising written patient care objectives and procedures and participate in patient care conferences to review the care being provided.
You will participate in agency wide initiatives; committees, and quality and performance inprovement activities, including establishing and reviewing annually health policies for employees.
If you are interested in this role and want to join the Lumina team, we look forward to receiving your application!
Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization.
Lumina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Commitment to serving the needs of individuals with advanced or terminal illness
Practicing Doctor of Medicine, currently licensed to practice medicine in the state of Oregon
Board eligible or certified in hospice and palliative medicine
Optional: board eligible or certified in geriatrics
Comprehensive knowledge and skills in pain and symptom control; medicine, and pharmacology; diagnosis and evaluation of patients
An understanding and acceptance of hospice philosophy of care
An ability to work as a member of a team
Excellent communication skills with community members, caregivers, and referring providers
Internal Number: Lumina2018-08
About Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care
Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care is an independent non-profit hospice providing medical and supportive care for terminally ill patients and their families in Mid-Willamette Valley counties and adjacent areas.
Founded as Benton Hospice Service in 1980, we are the recognized regional source for the continuum of end-of-life services. We built our reputation on a commitment to promote dignity, respect choices, ease suffering and honor the grieving process.
Lumina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. Lumina is committed to a work environment characterized by dignity, courtesy and respect. Many hospice employees derive great satisfaction from the work they do, knowing they are making a difference in people's lives.
Lumina recognizes and appreciates the substantial contribution of paid staff, and in turn seeks to make employment rewarding both professionally and personally. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.