Palliative Care Job in Torrance, California

Hospice Medical Director

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance

Physician - Palliative Care

Job Description

Providence Little Company of Mary is seeking a full-time Hospice Medical Director to join a compassionate team in Cerritos, just outside of Los Angeles, California. In this role, you will be responsible for providing consult, coverage and support for patient care, as well as planning Hospice and Palliative physician coverage. The core values of dignity, compassion, justice, excellence and integrity should be reflected within all working relationships by demonstrating teamwork, dedication and service excellence. The ideal candidate will demonstrate competency by maintaining positive, collaborative and constructive interpersonal relationships.

  • Provide education and consultative assistance related to hospice and palliative care
  • Coordinate new physician orientation, annual competency and performance/development review, quarterly development conversations
  • Assure hospice patients are properly evaluated for recertification of terminal prognosis prior to the beginning of each new benefit period
  • Management experience with direct reports preferred
  • 1 to 2 years of experience required

Where You’ll Work

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has a 50-year legacy of excellence in this coastal south Los Angeles suburb and is one of six hospitals Providence operates in Southern California. Winner of Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals award three years in a row, Little Company of Mary offers cutting-edge technology and therapies in cardiac, surgical and neonatal care, all in a state-of-the-art facility just 2 miles from the beach.

Where You’ll Live

Torrance, population 145,000, is the eighth-largest city in Los Angeles County. About 25 miles southwest of downtown LA, Torrance is a blend of thriving high-tech industry and park-lined suburban neighborhoods. It is home to some of the best coastal golf courses and beaches in southern California. Torrance has the second-largest Japanese population in California, bringing abundant Asian restaurants and supermarkets to the area.

Who You’ll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. In Southern California, it has 13 hospitals and 12 medical groups across Los Angeles and Orange counties. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Job ID Number: 11845

Facility Name: Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance

Location Name: Torrance, CA

Brand Name: Providence

Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon

Medical Specialty: Hospice

Job Setting: Hospital

Type of Role: Clinical

Type of Role: Medical Director


Phone Number: (503) 203-0858

Schedule: Full Time

CP: Yes

CB: Yes

NP: No

PA: No

HC: No

IS: No

YM: Yes

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(503) 203-0858

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Job ID: f9c06581-8719-43f2-b96f-22d70624a852

Practice Type: Unknown

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance
Torrance, California 90503

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