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Hospice Palliative Medicine Physician

Facility: Good Shepherd Hospice Location: Farmingdale, NY Department: Medical Staff Affairs Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional Hours: as needed ReqNum: 0_307

Good Shepherd Hospice is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island and an integral part of the health care ministry of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.Our organization promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

Please take a moment to carefully review the job details below.

The Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician works collaboratively with the Medical Director and other hospice and palliative medicine physicians and is responsible for the medical care for the patients on the Good Shepherd Hospice program and the provision of palliative care consultation services at CHS facilities.

Minimum Requirements:

Current license to practice medicine in NYS

Current controlled substance registration certificate

Graduate from an accredited school of medicine or ECFMG certification

Board certification in primary medical specialty, internal medicine or family medicine preferred

Advanced certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred

Eligibility for Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care or Hospice Medical Director Certification required

Minimum two years postgraduate direct patient care in the absence of fellowship training in hospice & palliative medicine

Familiarity with and commitment to the hospice and palliative medicine principles of care for patients with serious illness

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