Physicians affiliated with MultiCare are recognized as being among the best healthcare providers in the Northwest Region with an expansive primary care clinical network as well as both adult and pediatric specialists providing easy access for patient consultations right here in the community. You’ll find everything you need to excel in your job including outstanding facilities, comprehensive resources and talented teammates in partnering for healing and a healthy future. MultiCare is a recognized leader in the use of advanced technology, and Epic, our Electronic Health Record (EHR), keeps our staff better connected throughout the healthcare system.
The Medical Director oversees the medical component of the Home Health and Hospice plan of care for each patient. The Medical Director has a standardized core set of qualifications, duty obligations and responsibilities. The physician is knowledgeable about the psychosocial and medical aspects of hospice care and reviews, coordinates, and is responsible for the management of clinical and medical care for all patients in the program. The Medical Director participates in the quality management and educational programs for the staff and patients as well as the overall strategic planning and development of Home Health and Hospice services. Actively participates and provides leadership in quality management, physician performance issues, clinical guideline development, patient satisfaction initiatives, and utilization review. Provides oversight for Associate Medical Directors, participating in Peer Review and Quality Review and communication, providing feedback to physicians regarding clinical and performance issues. Support and/or participates in MHS self-regulatory, quality control and/or service enhancement efforts and initiatives, including without limitation MHS’s Corporate Compliance Program, internal and external audit activities, credentialing processes, peer review proceedings, utilization management programs, quality improvement programs, discharge planning processes, treatment and other protocols, and pharmaceutical formularies.
Competitive salary, a full array of benefits and a great location make this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living, from big-city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.
Board certified/eligible in Hospice and Palliative Care at time of employment
Licensed in the state of WA by the time of employment
DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association
MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization committed to our mission of “partnering for healing and a healthy future”. Our 18,000 team members (employees, providers and volunteers) are united by MultiCare’s values of respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness.
Our roots date back more than a century to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital. Since then, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic. Our system of care also includes eight hospitals: Allenmore Hospital (Tacoma), Auburn Medical Center (Auburn), Covington Medical Center (Covington), Deaconess Hospital (Spokane), Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup), Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Tacoma), Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma), Valley Hospital (Spokane).
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or age.