Trinity Health at Home - Holy Cross Home Care & Hospice
April 6, 2018
Silver Spring, Maryland
Full Time - Experienced
Trinity Health at Home and Holy Cross Home Care & Hospice have an exciting opportunity for a Board Certified Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to lead a Hospice and Palliative Care team located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The Medical Director is responsible for providing clinical direction to the Interdisciplinary Team in the Hospice program and the Acute Palliative Care Service through active leadership, consultation, education, mentoring, teaching and participation in weekly Interdisciplinary Team conferences, daily patient rounds, and review of clinical and administrative records as scheduled. The Medical Director integrates Hospice and Palliative philosophy of care into professional practice while providing direct care and service to referred patients in the hospital, or community setting.
The selected Medical Director will be Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine, as well as Board Certified or Board Eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or in process of attaining certification status with proven training, experience and interest in the medical, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects of Palliative and Hospice care. The physician must possess effective communication skills demonstrating the ability to interact with and educate physicians and other clinicians in principles of palliative medicine. A valid Driver's License and absence of criminal record, as well as a State of Maryland Medical License and good standing with the HCH medical staff is also required.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a Trinity Health at Home team!
An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Trinity Health At Home is recognized as a provider of choice for home health and hospice care. The Trinity Health At Home network of agencies provides services seven days a week with on-call availability; assigning consistent, highly trained caregivers; offering specialized programs such as palliative care, fall prevention and advanced wound care; and meeting or exceeding all home care outcome standards. Trinity Health at Home is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States. Serving through a number of home health and hospice agencies in six states.
Teams of expert clinicians, including Health Coach certified clinicians, utilize comprehensive education materials to meet patients' individual needs. Clinicians focus on empowering patients and caregivers to understand disease and how to better control it.
Trinity Health At Home believes in utilizing advanced technology to meet the needs of patients. Technology helps patients better manage health and condition in the comfort of their own home.
Silver Spring, Maryland - Hip. Authentic. Dynamic. Diverse. Simultaneously historic and modern. Silver Spring is among the most attractive places to live and work in the DC Region. It also shares a border with D.C. and is the first Metro Rail stop in Maryland.
The Silver Spring Urban District provides ambassadorship, security, streetscape maintenance, walkway repairs, tree maintenance, marketing, promotions and special events to make Silver Spring a premier location for businesses, residents, and visitors. It is home to global brands like Discovery Communications, leading research institutions like United Therapeutics and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), creative entrepreneurs like Eastward Films, and beloved small businesses like Kefa Café.
As an Arts and Entertainment District, Silver Spring’s 42 art venues and 20 arts organizations attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. In 2014, the Silver Spring A&E District employed almost 1,400 people and contributed $136.5 million to the State’s GDP, making it the largest A&E district in the State.  With unique assets including the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, Roundhouse Theatre Education Center, The Fillmore Silver Spring, and Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, Silver Spring is a premier economic and cultural hub in Maryland.
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.
Internal Number: THTHAH – 1488
About Trinity Health at Home - Holy Cross Home Care & Hospice
Trinity Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States, with 93 hospitals and more than 97,000 employees. We have over 3,900 employed physicians and thousands of affiliated physicians who provide high quality health care and represent all specialties.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of the Trinity Health system, we encourage you to explore the possibilities.