Palliative Care Physician - WellMed in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL

Key Info

full-time

Inpatient and outpatient

Our palliative care program provides care for some of our sicker patients - patients whose needs are beyond what our care management and clinic-based resources can provide, but for whom hospice services are not appropriate. 

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers
  • See patients in the clinic, SNF, and home settings along with utilizing telemedicine
  • Provide diagnosis, treatment, therapy and management of patients according to current standards of care
  • Utilizes managed care processes for cost-effective and efficient use of lab, radiology and extended service providers, including specialists, hospitals, skilled nursing providers, and other ancillary services
  • Completes timely and comprehensive medical documentation in EMR systems according to company standards
  • Participates with peers, employed specialists, such as dermatology, podiatry, and wound care for the comprehensive care of the WellMed patient
  • Conducts or directs education effective communications to patients, families, and other health care providers
  • Conducts educational activities for organization’s physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and their ancillary staff
  • Participates in business and patient care meetings

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Board certification or eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine
  • Current, unrestricted Florida Medical License
  • Valid DEA
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency
  • Possess a working understanding and support of a managed care environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and maintain relationships with various health plans


Posted September 30, 2020

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