Enhance Your Career as a VITAS Hospice Medical Director

As a Hospice Medical Director, You Are at the Forefront of Hospice & Palliative Care

VITAS Healthcare invests in the careers of its valued leadership, and in the resources necessary to stay ahead of the curve and remain a leader in the industry. As a VITAS hospice medical director, you are part of a dynamic IDT; you tackle every challenge as a member of the VITAS team.

Hospice Medical Director Job Description at VITAS

As a VITAS hospice medical director, you'll oversee the medical care of VITAS patients in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living communities and personal care homes. You consult with patients’ attending physicians, supervise VITAS team physicians, guide staff and volunteers, and serve as a resource to practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals on the benefits of hospice and palliative care for patients and their families.


Hospice may be your passion if you enjoy:

  • Evidence-based pain and symptom management
  • Team building
  • Community outreach
  • Opportunities to lecture at local, regional and national meetings
  • Leadership that affects change

Now is your opportunity to join one of our teams—we’re hiring compassionate, skilled hospice medical directors throughout the U.S.

What would a VITAS medical director tell you? Here’s Monique Williams, MD, MSCI:

Hospice is rewarding because you spend impactful time with patients and their families. I can’t think of many specialties that allow that kind of involvement and time commitment for each patient and family. VITAS Healthcare is a great committed environment. We have phenomenal marketing, innovative community outreach and an excellent clinical team. There’s a positive VITAS culture that nurtures people’s development. It’s very obvious—and unusual in a big company.

Learn more about the benefits of working as a hospice medical director for VITAS:

Questions? Call our recruitment hotline at 1.800.890.8120 or complete the form below.

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