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1902817 Internal Medicine or Hospitalist Sunnyvale CA Continuum Medical Staffing

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Company Name: Continuum Medical Staffing
Recruiter Name: Lacey Gifford
Contact Phone: 520-305-2179

Job Title: FP/IM/Hosp Physician needed for Home Care Hospice!

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Internal Medicine or Hospitalist - Title: Hospice Physician
13-week contract opportunity for FP or IM physician in Sunnyvale, CA!
Office Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Territory Area: San Jose to Palo Alto

Schedule: Full Time, Monday- Friday, rotating weekend coverage

On-Call: Day Shift: You are on call for your patients M-F 8am-5pm, PM|Night Shift: 5pm-8am and Sat|Sun Shift: 24hrs; the rotation average is one pm|night shift per week and one weekend shift per month. Please note, On-Call needs will vary.

IDG Meetings: On average, 3 per week.

Patient Visits: On average, 5 per week.

Requirements: ++Board Certified in Internal or Family Medicine with current unlimited license to practice medicine with either the Medical Board of California or Osteopathic Medical Board of California++. - Board Certified or eligible for Board Certification for Palliative or Hospice - Current controlled substance Registration certificate issues by the U. S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Current CPR certification.

Job Summary: The Hospice Physician is a Board Certified licensed physician in the State of California who assumes overall responsibility for the medical component of the patient care program. This includes the following: assesses appropriateness of admissions, certifies terminal prognosis and participates in establishing, reviewing and revising plans of care for Hospice patients; participates in development of in service education and quality assurance programs; acts as a medical resource|liaison to physicians and health care providers; and acts as a resource for and member of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG). Provides oversight for the clinical component of the Hospice patients’ care; including visiting the patient and families for evaluation and assessment when appropriate.

In coordination with the Chief Hospice Medical Director, assumes the overall responsibility for the medical component of the Hospice’s patient care program.
Provides oversight of physician services and, in addition to palliation and management of the terminal illness and related conditions, meets the general needs of the patients to the extent that needs are not met by the attending physician.
For the Hospice patient, determines that admissions meet established criteria evaluates the level of care for appropriateness, and participates in establishing the Interdisciplinary Group Initial Plan of Care; participates in subsequent reviews and revisions to the plan of care and determines in consultation with the primary care physician appropriateness of recertification or discharge per agency policy and procedure.


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