Chapters Health System
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- MD or DO from an accredited medical school
- Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
- Minimum of eight (8) years as a practicing Physician
- Minimum of five (5) years of management/leadership experience
- Minimum of two (2) years’ hospice or palliative medicine experience
- ABMS Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or HMDCB certification or obtain HMDCB certification within one year of becoming eligible
- Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred
- Previous medical administrative leadership experience
- Expert verbal and written communication skills and public speaking presentation ability
- Leadership skills to supervise and manage medical staff
- Demonstrated skills in fiscal management and budget
- Skilled in effective conflict resolution
- Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
- Intermittent Driver – Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy
- Ability to make home/residence visits
- Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.
Responsibilities of all staff:
- Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
- Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations.
- Comply with company policies and procedures.
- Observe company’s health, safety and security practices.
- Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within company.
- Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
- Promote organization through participation in community and professional organizations.
- Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
- Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
- Advance electronic media skills.
- Support organizational research and educational activities.
- Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
- Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.
Leadership Success Factors:
- Communication. Express thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapt communication style to fit audience.
- Initiative. Originate action to achieve goals.
- Management Identification. Identify with and accept the problems and responsibilities of management.
- Judgment. Make realistic decisions based on logical assumptions which reflect factual information and consideration of organizational resources.
- Planning, Organizing and Controlling. Establish course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; plan proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources. Monitors results.
- Leadership. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment.
- Work Standards. Set high goals or standards of performance for self and others. Compel others to perform
- Tolerance for Stress. Maintain stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
- Innovativeness. Generates and/or recognizes imaginative, creative solutions in work related situations.
- Delegation. Allocate decision making and other responsibilities effectively and appropriately.
- Staff Development. Develop the skills and competencies of subordinates.
- Organizational Sensitivity. Perceive the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization.
- Ethics. Model highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior, adopting a strong position against fraud and abuse.
- Regulatory Compliance: Educate and monitor staff regarding their own and the organization’s responsibilities for regulatory compliance.
- Recruits and hires employed and contract medical staff.
- Participates in appropriate organizational and corporate committees, leads specific projects, and participates in research as directed by the Executive Director, AVP or CMO.
- Reviews and utilizes monthly medical services management tool and provides appropriate feedback to staff.
- Works cooperatively with clinical positions, AVP of Medical Services, Chief Medical Officer to ensure quality care to hospice patients consistent with patient/family care policies and procedures.
- Monitors and advises medical staff of cost effective prescribing habits and provides authorization for non-formulary medications.
- Participates in medical reviews as directed by the AVP, Medical Services/Chief Medical Officer.
- Responds to issues identified in Ethics Point in a timely manner, develops an action plan, and provides education/implement changes based on findings.
- Maintains a regular schedule of medical participation in all components of the hospice care program, and maintains 24 hour, 7 day per week medical staff coverage.
- Provides clinical expertise and supervision to medical staff in order to ensure high quality cost effective care for all eligible patients and high quality, timely documentation.
- Presents educational offerings to Physicians, Nurses and other health care personnel to ensure hospice services are accessible to all patient/families who need them.
- Performs other duties as assigned.