Assistant Medical Director

State of the Heart Hospice

At State of the Heart Hospice we have been providing exceptional and individualized care for individuals and their families since 1981. For 30 years we have been meeting the unique needs of those challenged with a life-limiting illness with our experienced team of skillful caregivers. By focusing on the family as a unit and addressing their physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs, we are able to keep patients pain-free and comfortable. This approach allows our patients to add life to their days.

State of the Heart Hospice is proud to serve the following 12 counties in western Ohio and eastern Indiana: Ohio Auglaize Darke Mercer Preble Shelby Van Wert Indiana Adams Blackford Delaware Jay Randolph Wayne.

The Assistant Medical Director assists and provides backup to the Medical Director in the overall medical direction for all patients under the care of State of the Heart Hospice. He/she supports the Medical Director in providing physician guidance to the programs, to staff and volunteers to assure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families. He/she serves, as requested, as a liaison between the programs, community physicians and other health care providers to interpret and expand appropriate care. He/she provides direct medical care as needed to patients in the home, hospital or nursing home settings.


  • Education: Graduation from an approved Medical School.
  • Licensure: Current license in the State of Ohio and/or Indiana.
  • Current staff privileges at hospitals in the Agency’s service areas.


Specialization in area of Family Practice or Oncology is preferred.

Interested candidates should contact Amy Pelaston at 800-417-7535 or via email at