Hospice and Palliative Care Physician/Medical Director
Good Shepherd Community Care
October 9, 2018
Newton Center, Massachusetts
Full Time - Experienced
Good Shepherd Community Care has an opportunity for a Hospice and Palliative Care physician to join our dedicated team. This role will serve as physician team member for one of Good Shepherd’s hospice teams and provide oversight and collaboration to nurse practitioners providing palliative consultative services for patients in the community and at a local community hospital. The position involves making visits to hospice and palliative patients in their homes and, therefore, the candidate is required to have a valid driver’s license and appropriate automobile insurance coverage. This is a full-time position.
Licensed by the Commonwealth of MA as a doctor of medicine or osteopathy.
Board certified or board eligible in hospice/palliative care.
Demonstrate willingness and ability to participate in direct clinical practice.
Demonstrate an understanding of hospice philosophy and pain and symptom management.
Ability to work within diverse social and economic situations without imposing own values.
Demonstrate an understanding of team approach and communication.
Contribute to a positive atmosphere and demonstrate positive interactions with patients/families and colleagues.
Additional Salary Information: •Competitive salary
•Generous vacation time
•Health and dental insurance, coverage begins as of your start date
•403(b) with company match
•Flexible Spending Account
•Short Term Disability
•Employee Assistance Program
•A collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.
Internal Number: 1032018
About Good Shepherd Community Care
Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.