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Are You a Physician with Experience in Hospice and Palliative Care?

Join us as Medical Director of our Chicago Northside Hospice Team

JourneyCarethe Chicagoland regions leading nonprofit palliative, supportive, and end-of-life agency, serving nearly 3,000 patients dailyis seeking a full-time hospice and palliative care physician to join us as a Medical Director of our our Hospice Team on the Northside of Chicago visiting our patients in both the home and nursing home / community setting.

The region will include 3200 North to 6300 North and from the Lake Front to I-294.

The ideal physician candidate is comfortable with inpatient and outpatient settings, a licensed M.D. or D.O. in the state of Illinois, and is board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine or as a Certified Hospice Medical Director. Experienced physician with Family Medicine, Geriatrics or Oncology credentials will also be considered.

Join our team of over 20 end-of-life physician specialists to provide patients with the best symptom management and quality of life. We innovate and create vital solutions to support patients and families living with serious and life-limiting illnesses, enriching lives through expert compassionate care.

Our physicians serve
In direct patient care in our five state-of-the-art inpatient hospice CareCenters located in Chicago, Barrington, Glenview, Woodstock and Arlington Heights
As medical directors for our hospice teams who collectively serve more than 3,000 palliative and hospice care patientsincluding the largest pediatric hospice program in Illinois
As faculty and preceptors for area Fellowships in Palliative Medicine as well as for area medical, nursing, and physician Assistant training programs
As palliative medicine consultants in the community as well as with our Joint Commission certified inpatient services at Northwest Community and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
As leaders in the field of hospice & palliative medicine locally, regionally, and nationally

Advanced medical degree required
Licensed M.D. or D.O. in the state of Illinois
Board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine or Certified Hospice Medical Director preferred or experienced physician with Family Medicine, Geriatrics or Oncology credentials a plus
Controlled substance license with current DEA license number
Eligible or currently possess a Medicare/ Medicaid provider number
Experience in HPM practice and leadership preferred but on the job education & training provided
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Working for JourneyCare is more than a career choice. Many of our employees will tell you its a calling that changed their lives.

JourneyCare has cared for generations of patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses, providing comfort, peace and well-being. We are committed to be the employer of choice by offering a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, tuition reimbursement and a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.

JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. We offer more than 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.