Mt Berry Hospice promises to provide the standard of care that all Georgians are promised and deserve. Mt Berry Hospice will provide compassionate and high quality end of life care to our fellow Georgians. This care will be provided through fully equipped inpatient hospice centers. Our mission is to ensure that each patient will receive a complete program of physical, emotional, and spiritual care as well as 24 hour close monitoring. They will be staffed by our team of dedicated hospice professionals who will put our patients first regardless of their ability to pay. Mt Berry Hospice will be the new face of Hospice in Georgia.
“To partner with families and friends as they search for peace, courage, dignity, and quality of care during their final season of life.”
We realize that the entire family is affected, that is why we take into account the Spiritual, Physical and Emotional needs of our patients and their families. We want to be there for you and your family. We all come to the end of our lives by different roads, but we all must walk one road home. We at Mt Berry Hospice want to walk that road with you to ensure a most peaceful journey.
Mt Berry Hospice promises to provide the standard of care that all Georgians are eligible for and deserve. Our care will be fully compliant with Georgia State and Medicare rules and regulations as required. We will care for your loved ones with professional and experienced hospice staff including Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Certified Nursing Assistants, Spiritual Care Coordinators, Counselors, Physicians, Volunteers and more.
Our professional staff and volunteers work with the patient and their family circle to customize the best plan of care possible utilizing these services.
Rome, GA 30165
Peter K. Lee, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Lee has over 20 years experience in end-of-life care hospice programs. He has been a medical director for major national hospice companies, including Vista Care Hospice, Gentiva’s Healthfield
Hospice, Portsbridge Hospice, and Vitas Hospice. He is also a Chairman for Doctor’s Hospice, Inc., which is a not-for-profit organization providing compassionate care to Georgians with terminal illnesses. The organization’s goal is to provide such care through a fully-equipped inpatient hospice center in every county in Georgia.
Dr. Lee is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and also in Anatomic Pathology. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Medical Center affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, and finished a residency in Pathology at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Lee is currently a Managing Partner and a Physician Member of Gwinnett Multi-Specialty Clinic and New Hope Medical Center. He was the Medical Director for Lake City Nursing Home, Sunbridge Nursing Home, and Arrowhead Nursing and Rehabilitation. He also works as the Chief Executive Officer for Atlanta Healthcare Property Consultants.
George W. West
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
At present, Mr. West works as the owner and Chief Financial Officer of Atlanta Healthcare Property Consultants, a position he has held for the last eight years. Simultaneously with this position, he works as a Practice Administrator for Dr. Peter Lee. There, he oversees physician relations, strategy planning, service development, marketing, and outcomes management.
Mr. West also has experience working as President and Chief Financial Officer of SLW Management where he was in charge of operational and administrative duties, such as financial management, service quality control, strategy planning and marketing. He also serves as a Director and Chief Financial Officer for Doctor’s Hospice, Inc., Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. Mr. West also worked for 13 years as the President, owner, and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Ancillary Services and for 13 years as the President and owner of Medical Nucleonic. A graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in nuclear medicine, he also earned an Associate’s degree in applied technology. Mr. West served in the United States Navy for a period of four years.
Be a volunteer for Mt Berry Hospice! Both administrative and patient contact opportunities exist for the interested person to donate their time for someone in need of extra time and care. Please call us at (706) 232-1571 or come to our In-Patient Unit to discuss your interest with us.
Our service and care to those at the end of life depends on those exceptional individuals who work with and for us every day. If you would like to join our team in providing the best in hospice care to those in need, please fax your resume to the administrator of the In-Patient Unit.
RN's- Rome, GA
Current Registered Nurse licensure in Georgia
Minimum 2 years clinical nursing experience
Minimum 1 year hospice experience
Candidate must be able to verbally exhibit understanding of the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the terminally ill patient and their family.
Demonstrates good interpersonal skills with patients, families, team members and other healthcare professionals
Is Hospice only for patients with cancer?
Is Hospice a place?
Does Hospice only provide care for the last days of life?
Does Hospice provide euthanasia to patients?
Does Hospice let people starve to death?
Do I have to sign a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) to be on hospice?
Are all Patients put on morphine when death is close?
Can Morphine stop a patient’s breathing?
Are Patients on morphine too sleepy to function?
Should a patient wait until pain is bad to take morphine so it will be more effective when it is needed?
If a patient takes morphine, will they become addicted?
Does Hospice provide 24-hour care?
If a patient lives alone, are they ineligible for hospice?
Once on Hospice, can a patient continue seeing their primary care physician?
Do patients still go to the doctor or the hospital if on hospice?
Will Hospice change or discontinue all medications when admitted?
When a patient is put on hospice, do they no longer have hope?
Mt Berry Hospice provides Home Hospice Care Services which include but are not limited to Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Certified Nurses Assistant, Spiritual Care Coordinators, Volunteers and Physicians.
We understand that for many patients, they receive comfort being at home. We support your decision to keep your loved one at home as long as possible. Should the need arise; we can transfer the patient to our in-patient facility for continued care. Once the situation stabilizes the patient may return home to the surroundings that make them most comfortable.
Mt Berry Hospice is licensed to provide homecare in the following counties; Bartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dade, Douglas, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker and Whitfield.
Mt Berry is Licensed by the State of Georgia, license # 036-0347-H.
4300 Martha Berry Hwy NE
Rome, GA 30165
Main - (706) 232 - 1571
Fax - (706) 232 - 1572