The Associate Medical Director assists the Medical Director in the overall management of medical care of all patients for Hospice of Holland, Inc. Collaborates within the medical community to increase awareness of and referrals to hospice care. Provides presentations for Hospice Orientation Program and other continuing education programs as appropriate. Available for community presentations as needed.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
All employees are required to comply with the policies and procedures of Hospice of Holland, Inc. and with all state, federal, and other regulatory requirements. They will also comply with confidentiality laws as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices as well as accepted professional standards and practice.
Aligning Performance for Success — Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objective.
Building Partnerships — Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
Building Trust — Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
Customer Focus — Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
Decision Making — Identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.
Formal Presentation — Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to characteristics and needs of the audience.
Leading/Living the Vision and Values — Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of decision-making and action.
Managing Conflict — Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
Works under the general guidance of the Medical Director. Normally receives little instruction or control on day-to-day work. Receives guidance in terms of assignments and objectives and only the final results of work are typically reviewed. Plans the sequence of detailed steps to accomplish the work using experience and education and solves, through initiative, most problems of detail that come up in the course of work. Interprets policies and guidelines and applies them to routine situations that arise. Personally responsible for accomplishing prescribed results and objectives, and has considerable freedom while the work is in progress. Provides guidance to clinical staff.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee must also be required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust and focus. May be required to lift and position patients up to 100 lbs
Hospice personnel are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education as may be requested and/or required by their immediate supervisor. In addition, Hospice personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job-related skills and abilities. Must complete appropriate Hospice Orientation Training (HOP) sessions as determined by their supervisor.