Part Time Hospice Job in New Jersey

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VITAS Healthcare

New Jersey

Part Time


The physician has the responsibility for the medical care and
treatment of patients rendered by the hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT) and
shall consult and cooperate with the patient’s attending physicians. The
physician provides direction and guidance to the staff and volunteers of the
hospice IDT to assure the maintenance of quality standards of care for patients
and families. Actively participates in the clinical education and training
for hospice patient care, admissions, and administrative personnel.


  • Must be a member in good standing on
         the medical staff of an accredited hospital in the state where the
         hospice is located. 
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice
         of primary medical care, with at least a working knowledge of oncology.
  • Knowledge of palliative medicine, with
         particular emphasis on control symptoms associated with terminal illness.
  • Registration with the Drug Enforcement
         Agency to write scheduled prescriptions.
  • Medical malpractice and liability
         insurance in amounts and with carriers satisfactory to VITAS.


Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy with
current license to practice in the state where the hospice program in
located.  Board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice,
or other related specialty with a working knowledge of the principles of
palliative medicine and symptom management.


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