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Hospice Physician

Requisition #

52136BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

09-Jul-2019

Dept. Name

Hospice - Administration

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 52136
  • Lead an interdisciplinary team
  • Provide accurate and evidenced based care related to assessing, treating, and diagnosing patients with advanced progressive illness while promoting a healing environment
  • Develop and implement appropriate advanced disease treatment plans that effectively manage the patient’s needs creating a culture with optimal utilization of resources
  • Participates in the assessment of medical staff learning needs as they relate to palliative care
  • Plans, implements, evaluates educational programs for medical and nursing staff based on identified learning objectives
  • Coordinates educational activities with other institutional and community programs
  • Responds to changes in clinical practice by planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating guidelines, protocols, and standards in collaboration with other staff
  • Participates in the process of program and system development for the management of hospice care
  • Leads initiatives to change the structure, system, or processes of the organization to more effectively support hospice care initiatives

Education

  • This position requires a Medical Doctorate degree (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an approved school of medicine.

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience, 2 of which must have been in palliative, oncology, geriatric, and/or hospice care
  • Expertise in end-of-life care, including advanced care planning, pain and symptom management of the seriously ill patient, and psycho/social, emotional care issues

Skills

  • Excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Highly organized, self-directed and motivated
  • Creative and innovative problem solver

Licensure/Certifications

  • Minnesota licensure
  • Current DEA licensure

Work Schedule

  • M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Every 3rd-4th weekend

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

 

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

52136BR
Physician