Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as a Pediatric Physician.
Join the team at JourneyCare, with more than 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illnesses. We are more than just a career choice – it’s a culture where you can make a difference!
The Pediatric Physician, under the direct supervision of the Medical Director, is responsible for creating and maintaining the medical component of the Agency’s patient care program. This role serves as the Pediatric Physician representative of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and/or the attending physician for hospice and palliative care patients. The Pediatric Physician is responsible for certifying (in conjunction with the attending physician, if applicable) that patients are terminally ill and re-certifying eligibility for hospice or palliative care for subsequent election periods.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Degree
Licensed Physician and Surgeon in the state of Illinois
Licensed Physician Controlled Substance with current DEA license number
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Certification
Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Board Certification Preferred
Current, or eligible, Medicare/ Medicaid provider number
Current, or eligible, credentials at local hospital(s)
Knowledge of health care regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to maintain organizational confidentiality which includes, but is not limited to, information about patients/families, volunteers, employees, donors and agency processes
Knowledge of electronic medical records
Eligibility to bill insurance for palliative care and symptom management visits
Ability to promote pediatric program
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Internal Number: 512219-718963
About JourneyCare, Inc.
With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare is licensed to serve 13 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms. To learn more, visit journeycare.org.