Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the DC metro region. We live our mission of improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, HPM Physician/Nurse Practitioner to join our team!
Our Core Values include:
Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.
POSITION SUMMARY (PHYSICIAN): The Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician is a member of the Active Medical Staff of Capital Caring and provides services to our patients throughout our continuum of care. This continuum includes, but is not limited to: home and facility-based hospice; home and facility-based palliative care; inpatient hospice; hospital-based palliative care consultation; and outpatient palliative care clinics.
POSITION SUMMARY (NURSE PRACTITIONER/PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT): Provides quality patient care in variety of settings in collaboration with and under the direction of Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician. Follows established nursing and organizational standards, procedures, and practice. Gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff. Provides education and support for patients, families and staff members.
LICENSURE: Licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Maryland and/or the District of Columbia as dictated by job responsibilities and regional assignments. DEA and State Controlled Substances Registration in above jurisdictions or Licensure in the jurisdiction of practice - Current Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Maryland, or District of Columbia professional Nurse Practitioner.
EDUCATION: A licensed physician (Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy) from an accredited school or Master’s degree, RN, completion of accredited program for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants and related NP/PA certification. Board certification in a related specialty; certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Physician - 3-5 years of related experience or a Palliative Care Fellowship preferred. NP/PA - 5 years recent clinical experience to include sufficient experience in hospice, palliative care and/or acute inpatient care. Expertise in the medical care of terminally ill individuals required.