Hospice and Palliative Care Physician

  • 121041
  • Functional Medicine
  • March 27, 2020
  • Asheville, NC 28803
  • Regular 8
  • April 13, 2020
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $173.00 - $185.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

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Discipline: Physicians

Specialty: Functional Medicine

State: NC

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Michelle Chambers

Senior Manager of Recruiting, Behavioral Health

“I really like helping my doctors, particularly the older ones. I enjoy serving as their personal agent in finding positions that make the most sense for them. I have established some very solid relationships with many of my providers. They trust me and know I have their best interests at heart.”

Job Description & Requirements

Hospice and Palliative Care Physician

This facility is looking for locum tenens support as they look to grow their current staff.

This opportunity offers:
  • Shift Schedule Details & Shift Duration: Monday - Friday 8a-5p, with call rotation for up to 7 days/month or less
  • Call Schedule/Responsibilities: On-call night coverage for symptom management and emergencies for 5 evenings/nights during the week and Saturday/Sunday for all hospice sites.
  • Patients per Day/Volume: Home and facility visit up to 20-25 per month face-to-face visits required for recertification and as needed for symptom management or assessment. Coverage for hospice inpatient unit, 27-bed adult facility (occasional pediatrics 1-3 year), averaging 15 daily censuses during time away or unexpected absences.
Required Qualifications:
  • Board Certification
  • North Carolina License
  • Hospice experience and certification preferred
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Facility Location

Named as a must-see destination by Frommer’s Travel Guides, the natural beauty found in Ashville speaks for itself. Surrounded by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, the city offers gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and is the ideal setting for hiking, biking, rafting, fishing and even llama trekking.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for the contractor providers we match to client opportunities. In addition, our locum tenens typically receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team that handles all travel, lodging, rentals and transportation needs. Additionally, our Physician Mobility initiative decreases the amount of time you must wait to work at a facility where you are presented or have worked from 24 months to 6 months.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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