Provides medical care and management to patients living with a serious illness, who are served by the home-based palliative program. Works with a cross-functional clinical and operational team, including the Landmark Health Medical Director, Director of Health Services, Market General Manager, and Corporate Palliative Program Lead in the development and/or implementation of medical management policy, clinical protocols, interdisciplinary care processes, and quality management programs. Dedicated to improving the well-being and quality of life of patients, this position collaborates with the PCP, and as needed, the health plan Medical Director and other health professionals, to develop patients’ goals of care in all phases of palliative care.
As primary point of care for patients enrolled in the palliative program, provides information, direction, and instructions to his or her interdisciplinary team members as needed to achieve patient’s goals and Landmark’s model of care goals, while providing specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. This may include ensuring that the palliative interdisciplinary team provides patient education of disease, diagnosis, and disease progression, with a focus on relief of symptoms and distress. Services will include providing treatment options aligned with the patient goals and decision in coordination with the PCP and broader medical team.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Education and Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
In order to work with potentially vulnerable patient populations and to keep employees healthy while caring for patients, all patient-facing employees of Landmark must provide evidence of the following required immunizations/vaccinations as a condition of employment: TB, MMR, Tdap, and Influenza. Declinations may be accommodated based on your medical history, an allergy or religious beliefs. Please immediately contact HR if you wish to apply for an exemption from our vaccination requirements so that we may determine if you qualify for an accommodation.