The Associate Medical Director/Team Physician is responsible for the overall medical component of the patient care pare program, which extends to multiple locations, in the absence of the Medical Director. The main responsibility of the Associate Medical Director/Team physician is for the palliation and management of the terminal illness and all related conditions of Hospice patients. The Associate Medical Director/Team Physician must address the medical needs unrelated to the patient's terminal illness and related conditions when such needs are not met by the patient’s attending physician or other physician of the patient’s choice. The Associate Medical Director/Team Physician is also responsible to assist in the implementation and development standards of care to comply with federal and state regulations and guidelines. The Associate Medical Director/Team Physician helps implement and evaluate goals and objectives for hospice services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy to include the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
Hospice of the West is a premier provider of end-of-life care. We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes a company matching 401(k) plan, a generous time-off package, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, employee assistance programs, bereavement time off, company-paid life and AD&D insurance, and comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance coverage.