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Associate Med Director
Job Title:Associate Med Director
FT/PT/Per Diem:Full Time
Location:All Counties, FL
Scheduled DaysMonday - Fridday
Scheduled Hours8a-5p
  
Job Description:
Tidewell Hospice, a mission-oriented non-profit hospice in sunny Southwest Florida, is seeking an Associate Medical Director to direct and oversee the medical management and palliative care for patients with a terminal illness.

The Associate Medical Director collaborates with patients’ attending physician to develop and update the patient’s plan of care, ensure medical services and ensure pain and symptom management. The successful candidate will be able to lead an interdisciplinary group and serve as a resource and educator to hospice staff, patients, families and other physicians regarding admission criteria, pain and symptom control management and end-of-life issues.

Applicants must hold an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school and be board certified in a related specialty. A current Florida license to practice medicine is required as is a minimum of two years’ recent active practice with direct clinical medical care experience.

Certification in hospice and palliative medicine and hospital staff privileges at one or more hospitals commonly serving patients in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and/or DeSoto counties are strongly recommended. Current federal DEA registration is required.
Primary Responsibilities:
Dr. Sarkari is looking for a physician that has both Hospice and/or Palliative Care experience. This physician might be assigned to hospice in patient units, have team responsibilities or might work with a Palliative Care Team in a hospital setting.