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Physician Inpatient

VITAS HealthcareLivingston, NJ5/20/2017
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Overview:
Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?
VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.

The physician has the responsibility for the medical care and treatment of patients rendered by the hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT) and shall consult and cooperate with the patient's attending physicians. The physician provides direction and guidance to the staff and volunteers of the hospice IDT to assure the maintenance of quality standards of care for patients and families. Actively participates in the clinical education and training for hospice patient care, admissions, and administrative personnel.

Benefits Include
   » Competitive compensation
   » Health, dental, vision, life and discapability insurance
   » Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
   » Life insurance
   » 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
   » Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
   » Tuition Reimbursement
   » Paid Time Off
   » Employee Assistance Program
   » Legal Insurance
   » Affinity Program


Job Requirements


   » Must be a member in good standing on themedical staff of an accredited hospital in the state where the hospice is located.
   » expertise of the principles and practice of primary medical care, with at least a working expertise of oncology.
   » expertise of palliative medicine, with particular emphasis on control symptoms connected with terminal illness.
   » Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency to write scheduled prescriptions.
   » Medical malpractice and licapability insurance in amounts and with carriers satisfactory to VITAS.suitable education
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy with current license to practice in the state where the hospice program in located. Board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or other related specialty with a working expertise of the principles of palliative medicine and symptom management.Special Instructions to Candidates:EOE/AA
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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
practice Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2017-55272

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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare
VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients' homes, but also in the company's 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average everyday census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients all over all of 2015.
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