Medical Director, Palliative Care


The Medical Director of the ***** ***** PANDA Pediatric Palliative Care Team will oversee the pediatric palliative care team. Responsibilities include overseeing operations and staffing, providing program development and quality assurance, supporting professional development of the team, and facilitating pediatric palliative care education both within the hospital and the surrounding community. Must be board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with some experience in Pediatric Palliative Care.

Roles Responsibility
Hiring/Onboarding/Orientation - Assist in the recruitment and interview process for new hires, Schedule - Manage schedule requests and build daily schedule while aligning with the master schedule at *****, Staff Management - Conduct regular staff meetings to provide situational updates and allow discussion, Program Development and Quality Assurance - Identify and implement quality and process improvement initiatives as needed, Clinical Care - Review clinical care issues and concerns that arise, Subspecialty and Multidisciplinary Care - Collaborate with subspecialists and multidisciplinary teams to support and provide excellent, evidence-based pediatric palliative care to patients in the hospital, Professional Development and Mentorship - Promote and support the professional development of members in the group through guidance and mentorship, Education - Physician/Community - Facilitate and coordinate pediatric palliative care educational opportunities for physicians and providers both within the team as well as other departments and in the surrounding community, Multidisciplinary - In collaboration with unit managers and educators, facilitate and support pediatric palliative care educational opportunities for multidisciplinary staff as needed, Professional Growth - Actively pursue professional growth and development through involvement in appropriate ***** professional organizations by holding elective office, participate in workshops and/or serve on committees, Student/Resident - Oversee and provide support to the GME office at *****, Facilitate conversations to support other trainee educational initiatives
Desired Qualification
Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of ***** ***** Hospital Upon Hire, Board certified or eligible for board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Board certification in relevant secondary specialty
Full Time
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