Fairview Home Care and Hospice Rotation

Duration and duties

  • Duration: two separate four-week blocks
  • Care for home or on-site palliative and hospice patients with a wide variety of advanced medical and oncological diseases and symptoms as part of an interdisciplinary team 
  • Home and on-site care visits will be done with one or more interdisciplinary team members and supervised by the hospice medical director
  • New hospice patients without an attending physician will be assigned to the fellow for longitudinal hospice care
  • Medical students, residents, or interdisciplinary students may rotate concurrently and interact with the fellow in a learning capacity

Note: A car is required to travel to home or facility visits within the Minneapolis-St.Paul metropolitan area.

Call

  • Participate in the hospice medical director on-call schedule for one consecutive week and weekend per four-week block
  • Phone interactions only to manage or triage patient care issues

About Fairview Home Care and Hospice