What we offer:
•Work / Life Balance support with 36 days off earned during your first year, including self-care time.
•Competitive salary package to include opportunity for annual Leadership incentive bonus.
•Qualified non-profit employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for student loans.
•403b with company match, plus 457 deferred compensation plan eligible
•Rich, comprehensive benefits package that start fast, beginning first of the month following 30 days of employment
Internal Number: 1795
Give your passion a purpose – join our amazing team!
Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, based in coastal Wilmington, NC, is an award-winning, mission-driven nonprofit community-based hospice and palliative care provider with an outstanding 40 plus year history of caring for individuals and families in southeastern North Carolina, and northeastern South Carolina. The agency provides superior full spectrum care to over 1,000 patients a day in private residencies, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, and our own three inpatient hospice care centers. We also offer programs specializing in grief care, community education and outreach, memory care and support, veteran care, and more.
If you’re looking to join a highly engaged team as evidenced by physician satisfaction ranking in the 90th percentile of Press Ganey’s recent national employee experience survey, we want to hear from you!
You’ll be able to make a real difference in the lives of patients and families in our community by providing” best in class” compassionate care, all while living in a region steeped in scenic and historic beauty, rich in cultural events, and outstanding outdoor recreation.
What you’ll do as the Chief Medical Officer:
Member of the executive leadership team with the opportunity to impact strategic vision and overall direction for clinical practices and patient care.
Collaborate with CEO and board of directors in development of services and program plans.
Oversees the hospice and palliative care provider teams, comprised of 7 hospice /palliative care board certified physicians, and over 20 advance practice providers, all employed by the agency.
Functions as the senior medical liaison within the medical community and community-at-large, building effective relationships with referring physicians and healthcare systems.
Provides clinical expertise at medical staff rounds or meetings with affiliated facilities.
What we’re looking for:
MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
Hospice and Palliative Care Board Certification or eligible to be certified within 2 years.
Ten years of medical experience in an active clinical practice including 3 years of hospice or palliative care.
Three years progressive management and leadership experience in healthcare that includes managing medical providers and contributing to an organization’s strategies and goals preferred.
Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, based in Wilmington, NC, is an award-winning, mission-driven nonprofit hospice and palliative care provider with a 40-year history of caring for individuals and families in southeastern North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina. The agency provides care to patients in private residences, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, and its own three inpatient hospice care centers. We also offer grief care for adults and children; education and outreach to the community and healthcare partners; and resources, education, and support to caregivers.