Regional Medical Director of Palliative Care/Hospice
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: REGIO005832
The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) proudly provides the highest quality integrated care for over 800,000 members in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. We invite applications for a Regional Medical Director of Palliative Care/Hospice at our Rockville, MD location.
In collaboration with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, we provide high-quality, patient-centered health care. Through this partnership, our physicians are part of an industry-leading healthcare delivery model, having access to advanced technological tools and receiving comprehensive practice support.
MAPMG physicians are salaried, without the pressures of alternative payment models or fee-for-services. Our members have easy access to specialists and medical records, thus allowing you to treat the whole patient.
What You Can Expect:
Act as the clinical lead for Palliative Care/Hospice (Supportive Care) through our medical group
Set and effectively communicate regional strategy, standardization, and targets for programs and services to deliver the highest quality care, excellent service, and optimal venue management
Work 0.5 FTE in administrative time overseeing regional performance and 0.5 clinical time in our service areas in direct patient-facing care encounters
Identify opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of resource use relative to the scope of palliative medicine
Review care plans and provides clinical direction for service area leaders
Serve as the regional lead for the service area Palliative Care Champions.
Participate as a medical leader in the development and review of appropriate palliative care/hospice clinical protocols and processes that support appropriate referrals to and ensure consistent quality palliative care.
Participate in the development of strategies and workflows to support the serious illness population
Mentor, educate, and develop both trained and informal palliative care physicians.
Serve as the clinical expert for the Physician Leadership
Build effective relationships with referring physicians to sustain a strong culture of collaboration among specialists, primary care physicians, and other staff to meet the needs of palliative care patients
Partner with health plan Palliative Care/Hospice care leadership to provide clinical direction, medical group perspective, and strategic planning for future care workflows.
Partners with community hospice care leadership to provide MAPMG perspective, strategic guidance, and target-setting.
Represent our medical group in external and internal conferences or meetings
Practice patient-centered, culturally competent medical care
Nationally competitive annual salaries with no stressful RVUs
Clear pathway for physicians to become shareholders
Comprehensive benefits include 100% employer-funded medical and dental insurance premiums, a pension plan and 401(k), life insurance and paid annual leave including paid holidays
Complete professional liability coverage including malpractice insurance provided at no cost, 100% reimbursement for obtaining and maintaining board certification, continuing medical education reimbursement, and in-house CME opportunities
Clinical support team
A concierge service that works directly with you to apply for all required state, CDS, and DEA licenses
Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity:
MAPMG continuously works to identify and mitigate healthcare inequities, and that starts with providing an inclusive, supportive environment for our physicians. We encourage applicants of any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin who value diversity and will commit to practicing culturally competent healthcare.
MD or DO
Board Certified or Eligible in Internal Medicine
Palliative Care fellowship
Five or more years of practice experience
Two or more years of formal leadership experience
Prior experience with process improvement, data systems design, and electronic medical record systems workflow design
High level of proficiency with analysis software such as Excel and Tableau
Currently licensed or able to obtain licenses in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia
The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group is the nation's leading group of doctors. With more than 1,700 physicians, we are the largest, coordinated physician group in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Our award-winning Permanente Medicine physicians care exclusively for patients insured by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Our health care system is called Kaiser Permanente. Permanente Medicine physicians produce better health outcomes because unlike other health systems in the United States: *We are built and led by physicians *Our doctors and staff earn competitive salaries. Our doctors do not earn income based on fees for each individual service they perform *We are focused on our patients' long-term health, which means we focus on preventing, diagnosing and treating disease most effectively *Our board-certified physicians possess expertise across more than 60 specialties and work together, armed with the nation's most comprehensive electronic health record (EHR), so your you’re the entire team of doctors is always up to date with a full picture of your each patient’s health Researchers and staff at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group support physicians in bringing inn...ovative ideas from the bench, or a brainstorm, to reality for our patients. Working together, they ensure quality of care, offer educational programing and advance best practices through research.