MultiCare Health System seeks a board-certified Medical Director for Home Health and Hospice to join our team in Tacoma, Washington. As Medical Director, you will lead an established group, building a more robust and comprehensive program. Ideal candidates will be instrumental in ensuring high satisfaction and quality outcomes.
As Medical Director you will:
Oversee the medical component of the Hospice plan of care for each patient
Provides medical support as needed to the Home Health.
Have a standardized core set of qualifications, duty obligations and responsibilities
Be knowledgeable about the psychosocial and medical aspects of hospice care, reviews, coordinates, be responsible for the management of clinical and medical care for all patients in the program
Participate in the quality management and educational programs for the staff and patients as well as in the overall strategic planning and development of Home Health and Hospice services
Actively participate and provide leadership in quality management, physician performance issues, clinical guideline development, patient satisfaction initiatives and utilization review
Provide oversight for the hospice provider team, participates in Peer Review, Quality Review and communication, providing feedback to physicians/NPs regarding clinical and performance issues
Supports and/or participates in MHS self-regulatory, quality control and/or service enhancement efforts and initiatives, including without limitation MHS's Corporate Compliance Program, internal and external audit activities, credentialing processes, peer review proceedings, utilization management programs, quality improvement programs, discharge planning processes, treatment and other protocols, and pharmaceutical formularies
What you will need:
Board certified/eligible in Hospice and Palliative Care at time of employment
Licensed in the state of WA by the time of employment
DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart AssociationCompetitive salary, a full array of benefits and a great location makes this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living from big-city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.
Market Leadership: Washington's largest community-based, locally governed health system
Technology: "Most Wired" healthcare system 10 years in a row
Named to Forbes "America's Best Employers"
Natural Beauty: Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest - enjoy breathtaking natural beauty, outdoor activities and outstanding schools and universities
Easy Drive to Seattle, Portland, Sea Tac Airport and Victoria, BC by way of ferry#LI-SF1
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: TBD
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
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