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Physicians


Palliative Care Physicians
Charlottesville, VA
Updated 10-31-14

The Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire three Palliative Care Physicians. Individuals must have an MD and be board certified or board eligible in Palliative Medicine at time of hire. Experience in palliative inpatient and outpatient care settings, as well as palliative consult services preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:
Visit (a href="http://jobs.virginia.edu">http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number 0611947 for the Open Rank tenure-ineligible position and Posting Number 0611948 for the Assistant/Associate Professor position.

For further information about the position and application process, contact Ally Mawyer, aml4d@virginia.edu



Pediatric Palliative Care Jobs
Torrance, CA
Updated 10-30-14

Torrance, California -- Providence TrinityCare Hospice is seeking a California-licensed Pediatrician with Palliative Care experience to join the TrinityKids Care team serving the South Bay. Must be board certified in a Pediatric specialty with Palliative Care experience. A Palliative Medicine fellowship is highly preferred, but not required. Experienced physicians are preferred, but new grads will be considered.

Please note:

  • No visa sponsorships
  • Must have CA license or have application in process
  • Must be board-certified or -qualified (within five years of obtaining eligibility)
  • Strongly prefer local candidates

If this sounds like a fit, please send your CV and we will be in touch with more information. Thank you. Contact: Rachelle Hobson
rachelle.hobson@providence.org



Hospice / Palliative Care Jobs
San Fernando Valley, CA
Updated 10-30-14

San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles -- Providence TrinityCare Hospice is seeking a California-licensed Hospice / Palliative Care physician to serve the San Fernando Valley. This full-time position will work at Providence hospitals and patient homes, in addition to having administrative responsibilities. Candidate must be board certified in Hospice or Palliative Care.

Please note:

  • No visa sponsorships
  • Must have CA license or have application in process
  • Must be board-certified or -qualified (within five years of obtaining eligibility)
  • Strongly prefer local candidates

If this sounds like a fit, please send your CV and we will be in touch with more information. Thank you. Contact: Rachelle Hobson
rachelle.hobson@providence.org



Board Certified Physician in Southern California
Loma Linda, CA
Updated 10-20-14

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is seeking a Palliative Care physician to join our well-established and growing program at Loma Linda University Health. This position includes providing inpatient and outpatient consults, teaching medical students, residents, and fellows and participating in further program expansion.

Individuals must be board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings is preferred. Opportunities for teaching and community involvement are available.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center and the LLU School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence.

Please direct your CV to:
Mike Unterseher
Physician Recruiter
munterseher@llu.edu



Lead Palliative Physician
Charlotte, NC
Updated 10-20-14

Carolinas Palliative Care & Hospice Network (CPCHN) is part of Carolinas HealthCare System based in Charlotte, NC. CPCHN is committed to have a full interdisciplinary team within each hospital facility. The CPCHN team has specialized training in Hospice and Palliative Care to provide this important level of care to its patients. CPCHN is currently seeking qualified physician candidates:

  • BC Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physician
  • Providing inpatient palliative care at Carolinas Medical Center-Main, 874 bed facility www.carolinashealthcare.org/cmc
  • Leadership and educational responsibilities
  • Collaborative clinical approach with Advanced Care providers

For more information or to submit a CV for consideration, please contact:
Elaine Haskell, Physician Recruiter
Carolinas HealthCare System
(800)847-5084
Elaine.Haskell@carolinashealthcare.org
EOE/AA



BE/BC Palliative Medicine Physician
Auburn, Washington
Updated 10-20-14

MultiCare Palliative Care Services, a part of MultiCare Health System seeks a BE/BC palliative medicine physician to join our well established and growing program. Principle responsibilities include providing palliative medicine consultation (in inpatient, ICU and outpatient settings) and program development to continue to integrate palliative care within the organization.

As a MultiCare employed physician you will enjoy system-wide support, a competitive salary, a full array of benefits and an advantageous call schedule. This is an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living; from big city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors. Please visit our website to apply online here or on your mobile device here .

Shelley.Nelson@multicare.org



Palliative Medicine Physician - Faculty Position
Mineola, NY
Updated 10-03-14

Winthrop University Hospital, a 591-bed university-affiliated institution and clinical campus of Stony Brook School of Medicine, is recruiting an academically oriented physician BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine for our well-established palliative care practice and growing Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics. Principle responsibilities for this position include providing palliative medicine consultation in inpatient and outpatient settings, and program development to further integrate palliative care within the organization. Additional responsibilities include teaching in UME, GME, and CME programs, and research and scholarship. Winthrop-University Hospital is located in Long Island, New York, 40 minutes from Manhattan by rail.

Direct a cover letter and CV to:
Jeffrey Berger, MD
Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics
jberger@winthrop.org
www.winthrop.org



Lead Physician Home Health
Rochester, NY
Updated 10-01-14

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Medicine
  • Additional certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine desired
  • Licensed to practice in New York State
  • Valid New York State driver’s license
  • Provide leadership, direction, and coordination to a unique house calls program
  • Provide medical care to homebound geriatric patients ages 65 and older
  • Current patient panel of over 180 home care patients
  • Collaborate with facility advanced practice staff (RNs and NPs)
  • Flexible schedule, Monday - Friday, to allow professional satisfaction while maintaining a personal quality of life
  • Call will be one weekend every 6-8 weekends and weeknight call is 3-4 times per month
  • Competitive guaranteed salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Employed by Jewish Senior Life – Direct CV and Letter of Interest to michael.dahlke@vistastaff.com



Palliative Medicine Faculty Position
Columbus, OH
Updated 09-16-14

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center seeks a Palliative Care Physician to join the Division of Palliative Medicine interdisciplinary team, providing compassionate, comprehensive and evidence based management of physical, psychosocial and spiritual distress to patients throughout the hospital system.

Our program is a busy, growing, well integrated part of a tertiary referral medical center comprised of three hospitals: The James Cancer Center, The Ross Heart Hospital, The University Hospital; and an active outpatient James Palliative Care Clinic. Ohio State will be opening the new state of the art James Cancer Hospital and Critical Care Tower in January 2015. We provide education to the four fellows in our ACGME accredited program as well as students, residents, peers, and staff across the Medical Center.

Qualifications include:

  • BC/BE for ABMS Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Ohio Medical License (or eligible) and DEA License
  • Highly skilled in Palliative symptom management techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Skill and/or interest in practice of Palliative Medicine for high acuity patients in a tertiary referral academic medical center
  • Experience and/or interest in Teaching trainees, staff, and peers highly desirable
  • Experience and/or interest in Research highly desirable
  • Experience and/or interest in Presenting at the local, regional, national and international level highly desirable



Palliative Care Physician
Melbourne, FL
Updated 09-09-14

We are actively seeking BC/ fellowship trained Palliative Care to join Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system. We are a mission driven organization aiming to create the ultimate whole person health care experience. We are a 4 hospital system with our largest facility having 514 beds which is a premier tertiary referral hospital and the only state accredited Level II trauma center in Brevard and Indian River Counties.

Our community facilities include a 150 beds, 152 beds and 100 beds hospitals. We provide our patients with outstanding services and state of the art care with such services being provided by internists and supported by a wide array of specialists. All service lines are represented with the exception of transplant surgery.

You can expect a competitive base salary plus bonus plan, full benefits offered to the physician and family, paid vacation, paid CME, Retirement Benefits, Relocation allowance and much more. You will be in close proximity to major airports, shopping and all Florida attractions. Expect excellent public and private schools and great housing.

For more information, please send your CV to Mary Weerts at mary.weerts@mima.com or call 321.725.4500 ext 7607



Palliative Care Physician
Fort Wayne, IN
Updated 09-09-14

Parkview Health, located in Fort Wayne Indiana is actively recruiting an additional Palliative Care Physician to join our interdisciplinary team of Physicians, NP’s, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Chaplains and Case Managers.

For additional information please contact Lynn Hatfield, Lynn.hatfield@parkview.com



Palliative Medicine Staff Physician
West Reading, PA
Updated 09-09-14

The Section of Palliative Medicine at Reading Hospital is seeking a motivated BE/BC physician to join a dynamic team of providers to conduct inpatient consultations and grow an outpatient practice. This position requires 1:3 weekend coverage and committee participation.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health and professional liability
  • Paid time off
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Educational Loan Repayment program

The ideal candidate is BC in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Palliative Medicine with a passion for delivering exceptional care.

Contact Judy Wechter at judith.wechter@readinghealth.org



Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician
Arlington, VA (DC Metro Area)
Updated 09-02-14

Capital Caring, 1 of the top 10 not-for-profit hospices in the nation, dedicated to excellence in end-of-life care, pain and symptom management, goals of care discussion, education and research is seeking a dedicated Physician to join our team.

Qualifications:

  • LICENSURE: Active licensure, DEA and State Controlled Substances Registration in jurisdiction(s) of practice.
  • EDUCATION: A licensed physician (MD or DO) from an accredited school. BC in a related specialty; certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years of related experience or a Palliative Care Fellowship preferred. Expertise in the medical care of terminally ill individuals required.

To submit your resume/application, visit our website at: www.capitalcaring.org/careers OR contact Gina Ciramella at gciramella@capitalcaring.org



BC/BE Geriatric IM or FM Physician
Aurora/Naperville, IL
Updated 08-08-14

Dreyer Medical Clinic is seeking an energetic, progressive physician who genuinely loves to work with patients in skilled and Long Team Care nursing facilities.

  • Ideal candidate must have an incredible capacity to connect with patients and their families to grow these life-long relationships.
  • Desire and ability to grow this service-line and eventually add more providers and services by working with administration within the facilities.
  • The framework, a large patient population out of many facilities, is already in place. Focus your time in a well planned “area”.

If interested, please contact Lee Meyer, RN, BSN at lee.meyer@advocatehealth.com or call her at 630-906-5058.



Palliative Care Physician
New York, NY
Updated 08-08-14

Bellevue Hospital Palliative Care Program has an immediate opening for a palliative care physician. This is a unique opportunity to join a robust and growing academic program affiliated with NYU School of Medicine (http://medicine.med.nyu.edu/geriatrics/home). We are seeking a strong clinician with an interest in education and scholarly collaboration to join our team. This is a full time position that will include participation on the inpatient consultation service, the outpatient clinic and supervision of fellows and other learners. There is opportunity for a leadership role within the hospice and palliative medicine fellowship program for an experienced candidate. If interested please email CV and cover letter to Victoria Brown, Program Coordinator at victoria.brown@nyumc.org.



Hospice and Palliative Care Physician
Raleigh, NC
Updated 08-08-14

Transitions LifeCare (founded as Hospice of Wake County) seeks a full-time physician to: provide the medical component for the HospiceCare and PalliativeCare Programs; work collaboratively with the Medical Director; may serve as interdisciplinary team medical consultant; perform on-call duties as required; make home visits; certify prognosis; serve as attending physician as required; Graduate of certified medical school with MD or DO degree, followed by residency training and Board certification in a specialty suited for hospice and palliative medicine; Licensure in North Carolina; Current narcotic license; Current CPR certification; Maintain CME requirements for hospital staff and NC Medical Board; Board certification or Board eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required, fellowship training preferred.

To apply email hr@transitionslifecare.org



Full-time Palliative Care Attending Faculty Position
New York City, NY
Updated 08-08-14

Join a well-established interdisciplinary Palliative Care team at NYP-Weill Cornell Medical Center with special focus on Palliative Care consults in the ICU setting. Our service is now integrated into the Medical ICU, Surgical ICU and Neurosurgical ICU with future plans to work with Cardiac ICUs. In addition, the physician has: 1) a major role teaching trainees of all levels; and 2) opportunities to participate in and/or develop research projects. At Cornell we have a commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork and a commitment to creative educational programs including the Liz Claiborne Center for Humanism in Medicine.

Qualifications:

  • Fellowship in Palliative Medicine welcomed but not required
  • Experience in pain and symptom management required
  • Board certified or eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Effective communication and interdisciplinary skills required

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae to:

Pam Ansell
Email: paa2014@med.cornell.edu
Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College



BC/BE Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Trained Physicians
Long Island, NY
Updated 08-08-14

ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP is seeking BC/BE Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Trained Physicians as we create outpatient and home based palliative care services across the New York metropolitan area. The newly created Department of Palliative Care, consisting of physicians, nurses and social workers seeks experienced palliative care physicians to join the Department.

Highlights include:

  • Work collaboratively in a well supported and highly efficient Department of Palliative Care
  • Develop innovative outpatient and home based models of care delivery for seriously ill people and their family caregivers
  • Become a key partner in the ProHEALTH Medicare Shared Savings ACO model of care delivery while gaining an understanding of other healthcare delivery models
  • Develop leadership skills and knowledge to effectively partner with payers including CMS
  • Learn from other nationally recognized palliative care experts

The ProHEALTH Care Associates is a multi-specialty group practice with 500 world-class physicians who provide exceptional care utilizing extensive resources across over 100 sites in the New York metropolitan area. ProHEALTH is uniquely positioned as a national leader in innovation as a highly successful organization with a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO). This success has created an efficient and creative organization willing to invest in new patient centered programs for people with advanced illness.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For Further details, please contact Dana Lustbader MD, FAAHPM, Chief of Palliative Care at dlustbader@prohealthcare.com.



Physician,Palliative Care
Oceanside, Long Island, NY
Updated 08-05-14

We seek a Physician to provide medical/clinical leadership in palliative care and geriatric medicine.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and implement strategies for program growth/development
  • Educate/train medical staff
  • Consultation services to patients/families
  • Establish a written plan of care
  • Documentation of patient care services
  • Develop community relationships to support program
  • Identify metrics to demonstrate clinical/financial impacts
  • Participate in QA and peer review programs
  • Leads weekly team meetings to review active cases
  • Adherence to confidentiality and HIPAA regulations
  • Identify and participate in grant funding and clinical research

Requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Board certified/eligible
  • 2 years experience
  • Current state medical license

Apply:
Please apply online at: www.SouthNassauJobs.org
Visit us at www.SouthNassau.org



Palliative Care Physician
Flagstaff, AZ
Updated 08-05-14

Flagstaff Medical Center is recruiting a Palliative Care Physician and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner for hospital based practice. The palliative care team is growing and these new providers would join another physician and nurse practitioner as employees of FMC in a well-established consult service.

Primarily an inpatient practice providing palliative care consultation and symptom management services, with an outpatient Supportive Care Clinic. Providers complete intake, assessment, intervention and counseling for patients and family members with the goal of preventing and relieving pain/symptoms, clarifying goals of care, and working collaboratively with attending hospitalists and other specialists in our Regional Trauma Center Hospital. Providers deliver education and outreach to patients, family members and other health care providers regarding palliative care, hospice care and other options.

FMC offers a competitive base salary with incentive opportunities and full benefits, including CME and malpractice.

If interested, please send CV to Maggie.Lewis@nahealth.com.
NO OUTSIDE RECRUITING FIRMS.
NOT A VISA OPPORTUNITY.



Palliative Medicine Physicians
Greenville, SC
Updated 07-17-14

Greenville Health System (GHS), South Carolina’s premier healthcare provider, seeks physicians to join a newly established and rapidly growing Division of Palliative Medicine.

Ideal candidates are Fellowship trained BC/BE Palliative Care Physicians who demonstrate exemplary and compassionate clinical skills and embrace a collaborative interdisciplinary team approach. These positions offer opportunities to build and expand an innovative inpatient Palliative Care Consultative Service. Academic appointment is available through the University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville.

GHS employs 12,000 people, including 800+ physicians on staff. Our hospital system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,358 beds on 6 campuses. Additionally, we offer 14 residency and fellowship programs, a Level I trauma center, and a research facility.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to Sr. In-House Physician Recruiter, Kendra Hall, kbhall@ghs.org, 864-797-6114.



Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician/Associate Medical Director
San Mateo, CA
Updated 07-17-14

Mission Hospice (www.missionhospice.org) is growing and is seeking a full-time Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician to serve as Associate Medical Director.

We have a proud history of serving the patients and families in our community for 36 years. Promoting excellent end of life care and prioritizing patient's needs is at the core of our mission. We have a new Advanced Care Program offering home care and palliative care services in continuity with our hospice.

We have developed a model of care with a high degree of physician presence on the team and in the home, greatly enhancing the quality of care we provide and placing us as the leader of end of life care in our community. We practice relationship-centered care and our physicians spend most of their time in the home with an emphasis on follow-up and continuity.

Email: Careers@missionhospice.org



Palliative Medicine Fellowship Trained Physicians
Indianapolis, IN
Updated 07-17-14

St Vincent Hospital is seeking a licensed physician who is BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine to join their well-established and growing program in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Highlights include:

  • A vibrant inpatient consult-based program with the opportunity to assist in design of formal outpatient clinic.
  • This collaborative, interdisciplinary program serves a large 770 bed tertiary care center with a wide array of medical specialty services provided through a vast range of specialty and subspecialty physicians.
  • Diverse mix of referrals, including Oncology, CHF/VAD, ICU/Trauma and Neuro.
  • The incoming physician will work closely with two Fellowship-trained, HPM Board Certified physicians, a full-time APN and a PA as well as a dedicated LCSW and chaplain.
  • Opportunities to provide ongoing education for Palliative Medicine Fellows, as well as Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents. Research opportunities available, if desired.

St Vincent Hospital offers a very competitive compensation package that includes: Competitive base salaries, Production/quality bonus potential, Starting bonus, Relocation allowance, CME, Comprehensive health benefits, Retirement savings plan (403b) with match, Malpractice with tail coverage and Generous paid time off.

  • Interested candidates please contact Mona Hansen, Physician Recruiter, at 317-338-6140 or mhansen@stvincent.org, www.stvincent.org/medicalgroup/



    Palliative Medicine Fellowship Trained Physicians
    Greater NY Area
    Updated 06-26-14

    The North Shore-LIJ Department of Medicine is seeking BC/BE Palliative Medicine Fellowship Trained Physicians as we expand our services across the health system. The Palliative Care team, consisting of physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers and other key clinical staff are looking for either experienced Palliative Care Physicians or New Graduates to join the department. We are also looking for Palliative trained physicians in our House Calls program. There are diverse opportunities available throughout the Greater New York Area.

    Highlights include:

    • Work collaboratively with members of the Palliative Care team from other NSLIJ member hospitals in sharing best practices
    • Serve as an Attending Physician on the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Consultation Service with Nurses Practitioner and members of the clinical team
    • Help to increase patient volume of the Palliative Care Program
    • Participate in the education and training of our medical students and residents

    The North Shore-LIJ Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice with 2,600 world-class physicians who provide exceptional care utilizing the extensive resources of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. With over a million visits a year to our facilities, which includes 16 hospitals, 400 ambulatory sites, a medical school and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Our services span the continuum of healthcare from primary care to advanced surgery and treatments in the neighborhoods we serve. Opened in 2010, the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is the newest medical school in New York State.

    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Academic appointment with the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

    For Further details, please visit us at www.nslijphysiciancareers.com or contact: Lynne Kosloski, Office of Physician Recruitment, 516-823-8230, LKosloski@nshs.edu.



    Palliative Care/Geriatrics Physician
    Kalispell, MT
    Updated 06-13-14

    Expanding Geriatrics and Supportive Care program

    • Assist in expansion of inpatient and outpatient programs
    • Participate in development of standards of care
    • Staff palliative care clinics
    • Provide inpatient consultation services
    • Take part in interdisciplinary team care planning

    Qualifications:

    • Residency training
    • Interest in palliative care or geriatric medicine; fellowship welcomed, not required

    Kalispell Regional Healthcare offers:

    • Generous salary, bonuses and comprehensive benefits
    • Exceptionally high quality, collaborative medical community
    • Strong commitment to excellence

    Contact Michelle Kraft at 800-678-7858 x64457 or mkraft@cejkasearch.com. ID#153059F89.



    Staff Physician
    Tampa, FL
    Updated 06-06-14

    Chapters Health System – Chapters Health System – LifePath Hospice is seeking a Hospice Staff Physician. The Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company’s program and staff to assure the maintenance of quality medical care for patients and families.

    The selected physician will have:

    • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
    • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
    • Current DEA number
    • Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms
    • Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties

    Contact Chapters Health System and apply online at www.chaptershealth.org



    Palliative Physician
    Goodyear, AZ
    06-06-14

    Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is a single-specialty tertiary hospital system providing comprehensive and fully integrative approach to cancer care. We offer integrative evidence-based medicine in an environment with the latest technologies and a patient centered focus.

    We are currently seeking a Palliative Physician to join our Goodyear, Arizona location. This is a full-time position approximately 45 hours with after-hour and weekend phone support for hospitalist services divided among the palliative medicine team. Time divided is appr. 75% outpt. And 25% inpt.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide outpatient and inpatient consultation services to oncology patients
    • Provide clinical support for Survivorship program
    • Employ evidence-based practices to enhance symptom management of oncology patients
    • Consult with the attending Oncology and Interdisciplinary Team to establish a written plan of care
    • Weekly participation in the Interdisciplinary Team meetings to review active cases

    Work Experience

    • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
    • Board certified or eligible in Hospice/Palliative Medicine
    • Prefer fellowship trained in hospice care or palliative medicine
    • At least one (1) year experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team

    For more information about this excellent opportunity, please contact:

    Drexa Unverzagt, RN, MS
    National Director of Physician Recruitment
    Drexa.Unvertzagt@ctca-hope.com
    847-746-4384



    Palliative Care Physician
    Glenview, IL
    Updated 06-01-14

    Bring your leadership and medical expertise to Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter (Midwest CareCenter) in Glenview, Illinois. As one of the first 50 hospices in the U.S., Midwest CareCenter has over 35 years of providing world-class care in 150 communities. Midwest CareCenter is a leading palliative and hospice care provider that offers competitive salaries and generous benefits. We are looking for an Illinois-licensed MD, or individual able to be licensed in Illinois to join us as a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician and Associate Medical Director.

    You will provide specialty level palliative medicine for hospice and palliative care patients and/families in home, office, hospital, facility, and inpatient hospice unit setting(s), with active integration within interdisciplinary hospice and palliative care teams.

    Serve in a consultative role for referring physicians and, as necessary, in primary palliative medical management of patients/families in addressing and managing goals of care as well as complex physical and psychological symptoms. Serve as a Medical Director for hospice team(s) to insure compliance with regulatory statutes and best practice guidelines.

    Join other talented and passionate employees in one of the most established and nationally recognized palliative and hospice programs in the Midwest. In 2012, Midwest CareCenter opened a brand new 16-bed hospice inpatient unit on our Glenview, IL Campus and a 7-bed hospice inpatient unit in Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, IL. We also partnered with Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital to run the palliative care program within the hospital. In 2013, Midwest CareCenter became the hospice partner for Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Midwest CareCenter has been ranked in the TOP 100 Workplace’s in the Chicagoland area by the Chicago Tribune for the last two years (2012 and 2013) and nominated once again in 2014.

    Qualifications Include:

    • M.D., Board Certified or Board Eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of adult medicine as well as specialty level palliative medicine.

    Please submit your CV/resume to:
    Stephen Baker
    Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter
    2050 Claire Ct
    Glenview, IL 60025
    (847) 556-1550
    sbaker@carecenter.org
    Website: www.carecenter.org



    Palliative Care Physician
    Tucson, AZ
    Updated 05-16-14

    We are currently seeking a Palliative Care Physician to join our team.

    Being a Hospice Physician is Not Just a Job – It is a Calling Be the difference in the lives of hospice patients and join the Carondelet Health Network team. As experts in relieving pain and symptoms, as well as providing emotional and spiritual support, our goal is to help our patients and their families focus on living while maximizing the comfort and quality of life. We are dedicated to providing the care and support that meets the needs of our patients and their families. To complete an application, please visit carondelet.org/careers or forward your CV to rsmith@carondelet.org.

    Job Qualifications:

    • M.D. with minimum 2 years attending experience
    • Board certification or eligible in Hospice/Palliative Medicine
    • Valid AZ license or eligible for medical licensure in Arizona



    BC/BE Physician in Palliative Medicine
    San Francisco, CA
    Updated 05-16-14

    The Department of Palliative Medicine at CPMC is searching for a BC/BE Physician in Palliative Medicine to serve as a Clinician Educator.

    This innovative position will initially be spent in direct resident education, with the first year spend developing a new curriculum, and creating an outpt experience. In subsequent years, 50% time will be spent on resident education and 50% time providing outpt visits with residents.

    Additional communication skill training will be co-coordinated by our Psychology and Psychiatry staff, providing ongoing collaboration and opportunities to participate in research projects evaluating this novel approach.

    For consideration, please email a cover letter and CV to: Catherine Seeley, MD, Medical Director Palliative Medicine at CPMC, 2200 Webster St, Ste 341, SF, CA 94115, 415-600-3190

    Email: seeleyca@sutterhealth.org



    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician
    Wethersfield, CT
    Updated 05-16-14

    Hartford Hospital, an 867 bed Level 1 trauma center and a member of Hartford HealthCare, seeks a fellowship trained Palliative Medicine MD to lead a well-established, dynamic Division of Palliative Medicine. Leadership opportunity available.

    • Broad spectrum of palliative medicine-ED, Critical Care, Oncology, Neurosciences, Cardiovascular Services (Transplant, VAD Program, TAVR Program)
    • Last year- 2,000 patients in consultation
    • Member of Memorial Sloan-Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance.
    • Two hours from Boston and New York, our region offers nationally acclaimed schools, choice to live at the shore, urban areas, or in a Kiplinger “Top 10 Best City to Raise a Family” and Travel & Leisure’s “Coolest Suburb in America.” For more information about our system and region, and to apply please visit www.joinhartfordhealthcare.com or email patti.lowicki@hhchealth.org.



    Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician
    Tampa, FL
    Updated 05-16-14

    The University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine has an immediate opening for a board certified/eligible Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) physician. The position will be responsible for the provision of inpatient palliative care consultations at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), a 1000 bed academic hospital. The ideal candidate will be fellowship trained in HPM and be eligible for Florida licensure. Experienced, board certified HPM physicians are encouraged to apply. Our interdisciplinary team consists of 2 other physicians, advanced practice nurses, social workers, chaplains and nurse manager. We saw Over 1500 patients last year. There are ample opportunities to participate in educational/research activities of the Division of Palliative Medicine, including a HPM fellowship program. Send CV to htuch@health.usf.edu



    Palliative Care Physician
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Updated 05-16-14

    The Department of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is seeking a full-time physician at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. The successful candidate would be welcomed as a physician (0.5 FTE) on the pediatric palliative care team, with a complimentary role as a general pediatrician for the second 0.5 FTE. The duties in General Pediatrics will include a mix of ambulatory and inpatient service. Interested candidates should submit a current CV and send a statement outlining their academic interests. Three letters of reference sent under separate cover to the Chair of the Search Committee are requested, including two from academic referees.

    Deadline 30 May, 2014

    Contact:
    Dr. Mark Bernstein
    Head/Chief, Department of Pediatrics
    IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave. PO Box 9700
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3K 6R8
    Phone: (902)470-8229
    Email: mark.bernstein@iwk.nshealth.ca



    Palliative Care Physician
    Arlington, VA
    Updated 05-16-14

    Since the inception of our program in October 2004, the Virginia Hospital Center Palliative Care Services has experienced remarkable utilization and growth: in 2007, our third year, we saw 900 in-patient consults. We have received a wealth of positive feedback from patients, families, staff and physicians. In December 2007 we received the first CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Outstanding Palliative Care Program Award for metropolitan Washington, DC.

    This position will provide clinical expertise and mentorship to the team, grow collaborative relationships with medical departments to enhance and inform primary palliative care delivery, and engage in ongoing quality improvement. This role will lead the expansion of this robust clinical program to integrate palliative care throughout the care continuum. We are seeking a Hospice and Palliative Medicine BC/BE physician to serve as a co-leader to transform care delivery.

    Physicians with strong recommendations from palliative medicine fellowships, or several years of experience on a palliative care service, should apply for immediate consideration. Virginia Hospital Center offers highly competitive compensation with many excellent benefits, including 401k match, generous CME allowance, and incentive bonus options. Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter by email to Jeannie Sheehan, Sr. Physician Recruiter at Jsheehan@virginiahospitalcenter.com.



    Palliative Care Physician
    Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Updated 05-16-14

    This position will have the opportunity to influence, design and expand into outpatient services and do so within an organization with it’s own large health plan, Home Health, Hospice, Hospitalist program, and established inpatient Palliative Care program.

    • The incoming physician will work closely with three HPM Board Certified part-time inpatient Palliative Care physicians, as well as two full-time APNs.
    • This position will be a 50% clinical and 50% administrative/education position.
    • The inpatient program was initiated ten years ago with active senior leadership support.
    • This position will be responsible for ongoing education across the Carle enterprise including Carle’s Family Medicine/Internal Medicine residents at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana-Champaign.
    • The incoming physician will conduct mainly outpatient consults and will assist with inpatient consults as needed.
    • There are research opportunities available through the University of Illinois, if desired.
    • Carle offers a superior compensation package, paid malpractice insurance with 100% tail coverage, vacation, CME and holiday time.
    • Excellent educational, healthcare and housing options provide an ideal setting for personal and professional satisfaction for the single person or family.

    Katie Schroeder at (800)436-3095, extension 4103, or email your CV to katie.schroeder@carle.com



    Palliative Physician
    Coastal SW Florida
    Updated 05-05-14

    With this perfect place to live and raise a family now you will also enjoy the perfect work atmosphere:

    • 5 ARNP’s-1 in each Hospital who cover every weekend and daytime Call
    • There is a dedicated team at each Admitting Hospital: physician, RN and social worker
    • Call Schedule: 1 in 4 - Consults in the evening are phone consults, on weekends very rare to go to hospital. Percentage of caseload breakdown: 95% Oncology, 5% other i.e. COPD-Life threatening illness

    Requirements: Palliative Care training is required. Very generous salary and sign on bonus. Lee Memorial Health System also provides a comprehensive benefits package.

    You will be employed by Lee Memorial Health System - direct your cv to Ray@nhrnationwide.com, 800-647-2232 if you have an interest.



    Medical Directors, Associate Medical Directors, Team Physicians
    Opportunities available nationwide
    Updated 04-23-14

    Are you that talented physician seeking an environment of growth and vision? This is an opportunity to bring your experience, ideas, passion for life, and caring dedication to patients living with advanced illness. You can make a difference by joining a National leader in Hospice care, the fastest growing Hospice provider in the country with locations coast to coast. Our physicians represent a variety of backgrounds and bring vital knowledge, skills, and vision to every aspect of our organization.

    We live our Mission day of Honoring Life – Offering Hope

    I look forward to speaking with you, please contact me: Susan Feigin at 203-997-7732; eMail CV To: SFeigin@Seasons.org



    Physician - Full Time
    Woodbury, NY
    Updated 05-10-14

    Join a well-established and growing team linked with a strong hospice program!

    Hospice Care Network, a JCAHO accredited not-for-profit healthcare organization, seeks enthusiastic physicians to join an established Hospice and Palliative care program in Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties. Practice end-of-life care, in a high quality and professional environment along with other professionals. Our integrated electronic clinical records system assures superior access to clinical information across the continuum of care.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Conduct home and face-to-face visits
    • Collaboration with hospice interdisciplinary teams
    • Provide expert symptom management
    • Weeknight and weekend coverage on an on-call schedule
    • Direct patient care each day

    Qualifications:

    • Board Certified/Eligible either in Hospice, Palliative Care,
    • Internal Medicine, FamilyPractice, Geriatrics or Osteopathic Medicine
    • Licensed to practice in New York State
    • Fellowship training in hospice, palliative care or geriatrics is a plus
    • Clinical expertise in caring for hospice or palliative patients and their families
    • Excellent collaboration, communication and primary care medical skills
    • Intermediate computer knowledge
    • Competitive salary and Benefits
    • Valid New York State driver's license. Bilingual a +

    We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your CV to jobs@hospicecarenetwork.org

    To learn more about our organization, visit our website: www.hospicecarenetwork.org



    Nurses


    Advanced Practice Nurse
    Hoffman Estates, IL
    Updated 10-31-14

    Alexian Brothers Health System currently has a 1.0 FTE APN position available to join a growing acute care hospital based pallaitive care consultation program.

    The APN will join the interdisciplinary team and collaborate with Attending Physicians to provide excellent symptom management, facilitate family meetings and support complex decision making for patients and their families.

    Education Requirements:

    • Advanced Practice Nurse licensed in Il.
    • Work experience in acute care, oncology, ambulatory care, pain management, hospice/home health and/or Palliative Care preferred
    • Knowledge of end of life care, including advanced care planning, pain and symptom control of the terminally ill, and bereavement care issues desired.
    • Board certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse required; AcHPN credentialed or desire to work toward certification
    • Prescriptive Authority licensed in the state and in accordance with signed collaborative agreement, if applicable
    • CPR certification
    • Minimum of two years of RN/APN experience preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Experience & Special Skills:

    • Must be skilled in diagnostic and treatment methods and protocols common to patients in the palliative care population
    • Possesses Advanced Nursing assessment skills
    • Experience providing patient centered holistic care

    To submit resume contact: mary.williamson@alexian.org



    Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
    West Islip, NY
    Updated 10-27-14

    We currently have a professional career opportunity available for a Palliative Care NP at Good Samaritan Medical Center to join our established and growing palliative care service. The Nurse Practitioner will provide advanced practice nursing management of patients with life limiting illness. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: comprehensive inpatient and outpatient consultation, expert pain and symptom management, working collaboratively with the palliative care physician, the attending physician and the interdisciplinary team to establish and facilitate patient and family goals of care, education of the community, staff and co-workers on hospice and palliative medicine and the continued development of standards of palliative care in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.

    To qualify for this position, you must have a NY State RN License, a current NY State License as a Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges. Candidate must have a Masters Degree, a valid DEA registration number and become Board Certified for Advanced Practice Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (APHPCN) within 1 year of hire. A minimum of three years of experience in an acute care facility as an RN and experience in palliative care/hospice is required. BLS/AED/ACLS training is required for this position and can only be accepted from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross (excluding any and all online programs).

    To apply, please visit www.goodsam.jobs and fill out an online application.

    Direct link: http://www.chsli.org/jobs/nurse-practitioner-palliative-care
    EOE



    Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem
    Providence, RI
    Updated 10-27-14

    Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island is looking for Nurse Practitioners to work Per Diem on the weekends for our Palliative Care Team. The NP reviews the disease trajectory and counsels the patient and family in decision making regarding treatment options for advanced illness or end of life care. In the consultant role the NP works to support the hospitals and nursing homes medical team in the management of pain and other symptoms that impact the patient’s quality of life.

    Responsibilities

    • Obtains medical/health histories, performs physical examinations and provides follow-up care for patients in hospitals and nursing homes.
    • Diagnoses and recommends treatment for patients with a life limiting illness.
    • Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies to help determine disease trajectory and optimize palliative measures.Makes referrals to specialists as needed in managing symptoms.
    • Establishes, implements and evaluates appropriate plans of care, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.
    • Determines hospice eligibility.

    Qualifications

    • Accredited Masters Degree program in Nursing and/or Clinical Doctorate program in nursing.
    • Certified as a Family, Geriatric or Adult Nurse Practitioner.
    • Minimum of two years experience as a nurse practitioner preferably in palliative, geriatrics, acute care, hospice or oncology.
    • Experience with pain and symptom management and/or hospice and palliative care is highly preferred.
    • Knowledge of third party reimbursement procedures and requirements is helpful.

    Contact:
    Joseph Horton, HR Manager
    Palliative Care Associates/HHCRI
    employmentopportunities@hhcri.org
    (t)401-415-4227
    (f)401-312-2356



    Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
    Roslindale, MA
    Updated 10-27-14

    Hebrew SeniorLife seeks Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner to join an outstanding team of providers in Roslindale, MA. The NP will provide consultation in palliative care, symptom management, and supportive care in our long term care and post acute services. The role includes direct patient care through consultation, and staff education and support. Conduct comprehensive medical and psychosocial evaluation of patients and families referred for consult; facilitate family meetings when complex goals of care are being discussed; and collaborate with the interdisciplinary palliative care team. This 30-40 hour per week position requires experience caring for elders at the end of life, or with life-threatening conditions. Geriatric and/or Palliative Care certification preferred. Please submit resume to Brenda Welch, Recruiter at brendawelch@hsl.harvard.edu in confidence.
    www.hebrewseniorlife.org



    Nurse Practitioner
    New York, NY
    Updated 10-27-14

    We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner on the Palliative Care Service. To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in Nursing, New York State Nurse Practitioner licensure with Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner certification plus a minimum of 5 years of acute care experience. At least one year of experience as a Palliative Care NP is required. Critical care experience as an RN or an NP is preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team are a must. Flexibility with changing team goals and program development required. The successful candidate will be responsible for management of patients referred to the Palliative Care Service, functions as part of an interdisciplinary palliative care consultation service providing assessment and treatment to patients who are referred for consultation. Responsibilities include physical assessment and management of pain and other symptoms, discussion of goals of care with patients and their families, advance directives and coordination of care planning with the primary team and outside agencies. Other responsibilities include education, both formal and informal to nursing and other disciplines, standards development, committee membership and participation in other opportunities to expand the service.

    Maria T. Brillant, MS, MA, RN, ANP, NEA-BC
    Senior Director
    Advanced Practice Nurses
    NYU Langone Medical Center
    545 1st Avenue
    Greenberg Hall, C-124
    New York, NY 1001606497
    Phone:(212) 263-5651
    Fax: (646) 754-9579
    E-mail: maria.brillant@nyumc.org



    Nurse Practitioner
    Western Maryland
    Updated 10-21-14

    Western Maryland Health System is currently seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner in Palliative Care. Come to Western Maryland, and be only two hours from Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh or Baltimore. Responsibilities include:

    • Providing Inpatient consultation services as well as outpatient consultation and clinic.
    • Serving in the role as consultant, facilitate patient and family goals of care, consult with the attending physician and the Interdisciplinary Team to establish written plans of care at intervals specified in the plan, and facilitate access to appropriate care services.
    • Educating staff and co-workers on hospice and palliative care
    • Serving as teacher and supervisor of trainees at various levels
    • Participation in bereavement program
    • Development of standards of care in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings

    This is a position with great benefits and a stable future. Some of the benefits offered include: Health, Dental, Pension, Disability, Life, paid CME, paid vacation and more. WMHS offers a comprehensive benefit plan including paid Malpractice Insurance and tail, CME, and 401k enrollment.

    Western Maryland is a scenic and historic area that offers endless outdoor amenities and adventures. Opportunities for biking, hiking, boating, skiing, and fishing are just a few. Good schools and friendly neighbors make this your choice for a place to have quality of life.

    Dotsy Malone
    Manager, Physician Recruitment
    Western Maryland Health System
    dmalonewmhs.com



    Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
    Kansas City, MO
    Updated 10-20-14

    If you share our passion for healthcare excellence, take your place among the best at Truman Medical Centers. Named one of the nation's top academic medical centers, TMC is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Health Sciences and is particularly distinguished for its care in asthma, bariatric, diabetes, women's health, and trauma services. TMC is a two-hospital, combined 354-bed not-for-profit hospital, which is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Kansas City, Missouri. As a comprehensive, multi-faceted, not-for-profit health care system, TMC serves all patient demographics, regardless of the ethnic or socioeconomic backgrounds.

    Truman Medical Centers (TMC) has an excellent opportunity for two Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) to lead the Joint Commission Accredited Palliative Care Team. You would join an established multi-disciplinary team in collaborating to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the plan of care for TMC patients and families needing those services. These positions report to the Corporate Director of Advanced Practice. Both positions are full time, have some “on-call” responsibilities that occasionally require being called-in. Generous CME plan and liability insurance is provided by TMC. Palliative Care experience as an APRN or RN is preferred although not required if you have other applicable experience.

    You would be joining a team of over 160 Advanced Practice Providers in an institution where the development of the APP model is a priority.

    • Master of Science in Nursing required
    • Licensed as a registered professional nurse in Missouri
    • Graduation and certification for Nurse Practitioner program and/or certification in specialty as approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing for Advanced Practice may be required.
    • Current BCLS verification
    • Demonstrates clinical expertise in area of specialty practice
    • Demonstrates leadership ability
    • 3-5 years clinical experience

    Alisa Raney alisa.raney@tmcmed.org



    Nurse Practitioner-Palliative Care (Home Care)
    Harvey, II (South Suburb of Chicago)
    Updated 10-20-14

    Seeking full time NP (Mon-Fri; Days) to be part of our Palliative Care Team in our Home Care Division of Ingalls Health System working in collaboration with Palliative Care Physician and other members of the team.

    • Requires current Illinois license as a RN and APN.
    • Requires 3-5 years’ experience in hospice and palliative care; at least one year experience as an APN.
    • Will consider a new grad APN with Oncology/Hospice experience.
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care required or must be obtained within one year of hire.
    • Eligibility to apply for National Provider Identifier Number, Illinois Mid-Level Provider Controlled Substance license and FDEA Mid-level Practitioner registration.
    • Current CPR required.
    • Position involves travel for home visits in the community.

    For consideration apply on line to our website at www.ingallshealthsystem.org. For questions, contact Kris Wallek at kwallek@ingalls.org. EOE/AA



    Palliative Care NP
    California
    Updated 10-20-14

    Reference/Job # 039933

    Provide palliative care for both adults and children facing chronic, complex and/or life threatening conditions and their families on an ongoing basis. Participates in comprehensive medical and psychosocial evaluation of patients and families, skilled and meticulous symptom management, and coordination of care. Works in collaboration with a physician, and other palliative care team members, in an active practice to deliver palliative care and related health care services to both adults and children and their families. Acts as resource person for health care providers, interns, residents, and nursing staff.

    For additional information and to submit Employment Application/Resume for Reference/Job # 039933, visit here

    UC Davis Health System is an EEO/AA employer



    Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
    Philadelphia, PA
    Updated 10-20-14

    CKHS, a health system in suburban Philadelphia and largest employer in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, offering a competitive salary and provides a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more is recruiting a Master’s Level clinician to provide Palliative Care consultative services. This provider will ensure excellent patient care services, lead QI initiatives, and coordinate education services.

    Qualifications-CRNP or PA with 2 years direct patient care experience, eligible for appropriate licensure in Pennsylvania. Working knowledge of palliative care, hospice, pain management, advanced directives or end of life decision making highly desirable. Excellent and non judgmental communication skills are necessary. Experience with electronic medical records preferred.

    Linda.Harris-Ashton@crozer.org



    Palliative Care Advanced Practitioner
    Asheville, NC
    Updated 10-20-14

    Mission Health, an integrated healthcare system in Asheville, NC, seeks a board eligible or certified Palliative Care Advanced Practitioner to provide excellent clinical Palliative Care. This position will collaborate with our system’s primary care physicians and specialists, as well as the interdisciplinary palliative care team of physicians, NP’s, PA’s, social workers and chaplains to ensure patients and families receive excellent care and guidance for the stress of serious illness.

    Position Highlights:

    • Opportunity to join an established Palliative Care program with >2500 consults/year
    • Serves in a consultative role for referring physicians and patients/families in addressing symptoms and managing goals of care.
    • Join a team of experienced clinicians - physicians and associate providers within Mission Health.
    • Manageable call schedule and excellent time off.

    Position Requirements:

    • 2-3 years of clinical hospital, palliative care and ICU experience preferred.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

    Please contact:
    Rachel Bemis, Physician Recruiter

    Rachel.Bemis@msj.org
    Website



    Nurse Practitioner
    Boston, MA
    08-08-14

    The Palliative Care Division of Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for their inpatient service. He/she will work as an integrated team member, fully responsible for providing direct care to individuals, families, and/or groups in a variety of patient care settings.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the diagnosing, prescribing treatment, and providing follow-up for patients during phases of wellness and illness.
    • Integrates theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise in decision making.
    • Initiates referrals for implementing the patient’s total care plan involving other health disciplines within and outside the hospital.
    • Coordinates the care a patient may need in the community and oversees the case management of the patient.
    • Advanced Practice Nurses place a marked emphasis on patient teaching and education, and promote competent, compassionate nursing care for patients and families.

    To apply, please search for Job ID 2257996 at www.mghcareers.org.



    Nurse Practitioner
    Bridgeport, CT
    09-09-14

    Reporting to the Chief of Palliative Care, the Nurse Practitioner functions in an Advanced Practice role as a clinical expert in management of patients across the continuum of care and encompasses all age groups. Practicing within developed Standardized Procedures and Process Protocols the Nurse Practitioner plans, implements and evaluates the plan of care Responsible for providing geriatric assessment, consultation, and intervention for patients and education for staff, patients, and families. Works collaboratively with attending physician, PCP, Hospitalists, and office staff and utilizes a team approach in the care of the patient.

    EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
    Job Number: 45914
    To view full details or to apply, please visit: http://www.Click2apply.net/8r46crf



    Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
    Mountain View, CA
    08-08-14

    Currently seeking :Nurse Practitioner- Pain Management - to provide direct and indirect care to patients while assuring expert nursing care for the management of acute and chronic pain conditions

    Qualifications

    • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Nursing.
    • Certification in Pain management within one year of hire date
    • ACHPN desired (Advance Certification Hospice and Palliative Care) within one year of hire date
    • Thorough knowledge of pain management principles and appropriate interventions including ability to perform simple procedures.
    • Minimum of two years of acute care nurse practitioner experience including clinical management of acute postoperative/traumatic pain, chronic non-cancer pain and cancer related pain conditions.
    • Experience of expertise in quality improvement and evidenced based practice.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, conflict resolution skills.

    To apply, please visit: elcaminohospital.org

    Or contact email: lorelei_rivers@elcaminohospital.org



    Palliative Care Nurse(s)
    Long Island, NY
    Updated 08-08-14

    ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP is seeking Palliative Care Nurses and Social Workers as we create outpatient and home based palliative care services across the New York metropolitan area. The newly created Department of Palliative Care, consisting of physicians, nurses and social workers seeks experienced Palliative Care nurses and social workers to join the Department. Highlights include a robust interdisciplinary team approach to caring for people with serious illness in the outpatient setting and at home. Applicants must have a strong interest in home based hospice and palliative care.

    The ProHEALTH Care Associates is a multi-specialty group practice with 500 world-class physicians who provide exceptional care utilizing extensive resources across 100 sites in the New York Metropolitan area. ProHEALTH is uniquely positioned as a national leader in innovation as a highly successful organization with a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO). This success has created an efficient and creative organization willing to invest in new patient centered programs to better care for people with serious illness.

    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For Further details, please contact Dana Lustbader MD, FAAHPM, Chief of Palliative Care at dlustbader@prohealthcare.com.



    Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Updated 08-05-14

    Flagstaff Medical Center is recruiting a Palliative Care Physician and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner for hospital based practice. The palliative care team is growing and these new providers would join another physician and nurse practitioner as employees of FMC in a well-established consult service.

    Primarily an inpatient practice providing palliative care consultation and symptom management services, with an outpatient Supportive Care Clinic. Providers complete intake, assessment, intervention and counseling for patients and family members with the goal of preventing and relieving pain/symptoms, clarifying goals of care, and working collaboratively with attending hospitalists and other specialists in our Regional Trauma Center Hospital. Providers deliver education and outreach to patients, family members and other health care providers regarding palliative care, hospice care and other options.

    FMC offers a competitive base salary with incentive opportunities and full benefits, including CME and malpractice.

    If interested, please send CV to Maggie.Lewis@nahealth.com.
    NO OUTSIDE RECRUITING FIRMS.
    NOT A VISA OPPORTUNITY.



    Nurse Practitioner
    NYC, NY
    Posted 07-24-2014

    Transform your career as a Nurse Practitioner within our expanding Palliative Care Consult Service at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, an ideal setting for interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work throughout the Children’s Hospital in a wide range of pediatric services, from complex, chronic disease support to end-of-life care. You will work across a variety of services, consulting on cases ranging from neurological, cardiac, and oncology conditions to chronic pain and organ failure.

    Join us, and help redefine models for palliative and end-of-life care as we develop this new Palliative Care program specifically dedicated to Pediatrics. We’re seeking strong, compassionate leaders for this evolving specialty.

    Discover why we're #1 in New York—an unparalleled pursuit of excellence in patient care and the widest array of choices for your career. We're inviting the best nurses to work side-by-side to lead the way. Learn more about what we can offer you at: NYP.ORG/CAREERS

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.



    Palliative Nurse Practitioner
    Orange, CA
    Posted 07-24-2014

    CHOC Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced full-time Palliative NP to join our growing team, to help build/coordinate a new pediatric palliative care program. Partnering with the Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program (Pediatric Advanced Care Team), the successful candidate will help further integrate this critical service across the organization. The Palliative Care NP will function as a cultural change agent through strategic relationship building/education/supportive clinical collaboration with both interdisciplinary team members and our community partners.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ years’ clinical NP experience
    • 2+ years’ pediatric palliative care experience
    • MSN
    • NP-California, NCC Certification
    • DEA Registration
    • Pediatric Nursing Cert. Board
    • RN-California
    • BLS/NRP/PALS

    To apply, contact Susan Lee Brevoort at sbrevoort@choc.org, 714-509-8794 or visit www.choc.org (Req. #02631) EOE/AA



    Hospice Nurse Practitioner
    Longview, WA
    Posted 07-24-2014

    The Hospice Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the Medical Directors and Hospice Team to provide Hospice care services to patients and families in a variety of patient care settings. Community Home Health & Hospice is a nonprofit agency providing care for people in the place they call home. We support the healthcare and independent living goals for individuals in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum (WA) and Columbia (OR) counties.

    Interested in joining our team? Complete job description and online application are available at www.chhh.org. Contact careers@chhh.org with any questions.



    Nurse Practitioner
    Boston, MA
    Posted 07-14-2014

    The Palliative Care Division of Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for their outpatient clinic. He/she will work as an integrated team member, fully responsible for their clinic sessions (2-4 per week) and for supporting other outpatient providers as necessary.

    Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrates expertise in pain/symptom management, complex communication, and shared decision making to patients with a variety of life-limiting illnesses.
    • Integrates theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise in decision making.
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills, the ability to multi-task and remain professional in a busy clinic setting.
    • Advocates for patients, their significant others, coworkers, the community, and the nursing profession.
    • Demonstrates accountability, compassion, and professionalism to internal and external customers.
    • Champions collaborative practice with coworkers and other disciplines and departments.
    • Dynamically represents the program and nursing profession in internal and external forums.

    To apply, please search for Job ID 2256352 at www.mghcareers.org.



    Palliative Nurse Practitioner
    Orange, CA
    Posted 07-14-2014

    CHOC Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced full-time Palliative NP to join our growing team, to help build/coordinate a new pediatric palliative care program. Partnering with the Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program (Pediatric Advanced Care Team), the successful candidate will help further integrate this critical service across the organization. The Palliative Care NP will function as a cultural change agent through strategic relationship building/education/supportive clinical collaboration with both interdisciplinary team members and our community partners.

    Requirements:

    • 1+ years’ clinical NP experience
    • 2+ years’ pediatric palliative care experience
    • MSN
    • NP-California, NCC Certification
    • DEA Registration
    • Pediatric Nursing Cert. Board
    • RN-California
    • BLS/NRP/PALS

    To apply, contact Susan Lee Brevoort at sbrevoort@choc.org, 714-509-8794 or visit www.choc.org (Req. #02631)



    Palliative Care ARNP
    Naples, FL
    Posted 06-26-2014

    NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Florida, has an immediate opportunity for a patient and family-centered palliative care ARNP with experience in collaborative practice with palliative care physicians and expertise in pain and symptom management.

    To be considered, we require a Master’s Degree or DNP in Nursing, Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, current FL License, and a minimum of three years clinical experience as an ARNP in palliative care, pain management or hospice and expertise in pain and symptom management in Palliative Care.

    Apply online today at www.nchmd.org or contact Lynn Lilly at @Lynn.Lilly@nchmd.org or 239-624-4532.



    Outpatient Oncology Palliative Care NP/PA
    Asheboro, NC
    Posted 06-12-2014

    Randolph Hospital seeks an Advanced Practice Provider who is excited about the challenge and prestige of building an oncology palliative care program. Work Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, in collaboration with a physician and other palliative care team members, seeing outpatients through the Randolph Cancer Center. Build upon a palliative care program with a well established multi-disciplinary team, including an inpatient NP.

    Licensure as a NP or PA required. Two years experience in palliative care or a related field. Palliative care certification is a plus, or within two years. Program development experience is a plus. Highly professional, flexible, team player, with the ability to educate across varying socioeconomic levels to patients, families, physicians, and our community.

    To learn more or send your CV, please contact Cindy Leonard at 336.633.7777, cleonard@randolphhospital.org., randolphhospital.org



    Advanced Practice Practitioner – Palliative Care
    Virginia
    Posted 06-02-2014

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for oncology patients in an outpatient setting
    • Initiate and document appropriate interventions
    • Assist in establishing treatment goals to include end of life discussions or advance directives, pain control, symptom management, and provide supportive services for the patient and family
    • Assess for psychosocial and spiritual needs
    • Evaluate and record patient and family response within practice protocol
    • Prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation
    • Assess patient and family needs and provides education
    • Promotes/provides staff education
    • Serve as a liaison between inpatient, skilled nursing, and home setting
    • Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program for nursing education and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program or successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
    • Minimum of three (3) years post MSN experience in oncology nursing or oncology Physician Assistant
    • Board certified / eligible in Hospice and Palliative Nursing or Physician Assistant in Hospice and Palliative Care or a willingness to pursue certification
    • Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiological and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment
    • RN State License and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state, along with current state certification of Nurse Practitioner or current state license as a Physician Assistant
    • Current CPR certification required

    Qualified applicants should submit their resumes to VOARecruitment@usoncology.com by 5:00 p.m. on June 13, 2014.




    Palliative Medicine RN
    Fresno, CA
    Posted 06-02-2014

    Experienced RN wanted to be a part of a busy in-patient interdisciplinary palliative care team. Role responsibilities include patient and family assessments, close communication with team and other care providers, and timely documentation in Epic EMR. Consult service covers multiple adult care areas in-patient and in ED. Knowledge about hospice requirements, POLST and palliative care principles required, along with excellent verbal communication skills. CHPN certification preferred and will be requested within one year of hire.

    Karen-Marie Johnson
    Nurse Recruiter & Retention Specialist
    Community Regional Medical Center
    Community Administrative Support Building
    1140 T Street, Fresno, CA 93721
    Office: 559-459-6297 ext 56297
    www.communitymedical.org/careers




    Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Part-Time
    Fresno, CA
    Posted 06-02-2014

    Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) affiliated with UCSF Fresno has a position available for a part time licensed Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work collaboratively with our interdisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practice nurse, social worker, chaplain, and fellows. Expected to provide palliative care primarily at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Fresno, California. Ideal candidates will have a track record of expertise in pain and symptom management, complex communication, shared decision making, and collaborative provision of education, psychosocial and spiritual support to patients with a variety of life-limiting illnesses and their families. Responsibilities include shared supervision of team members. National Certification and CA licensure with 2 years’ relevant clinical experience, including prescribing is required. Certification as an advanced hospice and palliative nurse preferred (if NP). Competitive salary and benefit package. EOE

    Please E-mail CV plus 3 references to: diane.oconnor@ccfmg.org




    Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners
    Los Angeles, CA
    Posted 06-02-2014

    Cedars-Sinai Health System, set in the heart of Los Angeles, is redesigning our Palliative Care team to create a dynamic, multi-disciplinary service that will fully integrate into our multi-faceted academic and community environment. Our clinical team will be working closely with a diverse medical staff that includes full-time faculty, private community physicians, hospitalists and nurse practitioners in order to deliver highly personalized, patient-centric Palliative Care services for a full range of conditions.

    We are seeking Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners who are clinically outstanding; possess excellent communication skills; demonstrate high levels of caring and empathy; and who are interested in building a long-term career in a thriving Health System with a leadership team that prioritizes longevity, teamwork, community, and work/life balance.

    The services provided by our Supportive Care Medicine Team includes comprehensive pain and symptom management, discussions related to patients’ values and goals of care, emotional and spiritual support, and Advance Care Planning. These services are provided concurrently and complementary to all other appropriate treatments ranging from curative to palliative.

    This is a unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a growing team that is building a new, 21st century Palliative Care Program that will serve as a model for programs in the future.

    Qualifications must include:

    • Master of Science Degree in Nursing
    • Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the Board of Registered Nursing.
    • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California.
    • Minimum three years clinical nursing experience (including acute care).
    • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certificate and furnishing license (completed within one year from date privileges are approved).
    • Furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).
    • Certification of ACLS and BLS
    • National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, (or eligible) completed within one year from date privileges are approved.
    • An authentic belief in, and acceptance of, Palliative Care principles

    For more information or to apply, visit us online at: Cedars-Sinai Jobs and reference Requisition #10668.

    Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.




    NURSE PRACTITIONER – Palliative Care
    Arizona
    Posted 05-23-2014

    Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk - days, for qualified NP to join our growing Palliative Care Program.

    • Knowledge of clinical care and patient treatment as normally obtained through the completion of Master’s Degree in Nursing
    • Approved to practice as an ACNP, PACNP or NNNP by the State Board of Nursing by proof of license/certification
    • Certified to practice by the State Board of Nursing within a particular population as a nurse practitioner
    • Requires BLS certification
    • Must have prescribing and dispensing authority granted by the state board of nursing
    • Requires personal DEA license
    • DNP or PhD, and previous related experience preferred

    Apply online: jobs-bannerhealth. For questions, call: Dawna Johnson: (602) 747-2145; e-mail: dawna.johnson@bannerhealth.com. EOE/AA.




    Palliative Care Physician Leader
    Appleton, WI
    Posted 10-01-2014

    ThedaCare, Inc., a healthcare system in Appleton, Wisconsin, seeks a board certified Palliative Care Physician Leader to provide strategic leadership toward the development of a superior Palliative Care and Senior Care Program.

    Highlights:

    • Opportunity to strengthen the integration of advanced care planning, senior care, hospice and palliative care services
    • Serves in a consultative role for referring physicians and palliative medical management of patients/families in addressing goals of care
    • Day schedule
    • Manageable call schedule

    Requirements:

    • Board Certified in Palliative Care, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine preferred
    • Experience in Geriatrics, Managed Care or Senior Care preferred
    • 2-3 years leadership experience in Practice Administration, Palliative Care or Senior Care preferred
    • Serves as a medical resource for hospice team(s) to insure compliance with regulatory statutes and best practice guidelines

    If interested, please contact Stacie Masanz, In-house Physician Recruiter at stacie.masanz@thedacare.org or 920-830-5826.




    Program Manager for Serious Illness
    San Ramon, CA
    Posted 04-23-2014

    The program manager will integrate advance care planning and palliative care throughout the care delivery system of Hill Physicians and its partner organizations, including our ground-breaking ACOs. The initial focus for this role will be to leverage and coordinate our existing programs, including those at Dignity Health medical centers and the University of California, San Francisco. In addition, we are eager to develop new initiatives, including non-hospice outpatient palliative care programs. The program manager will provide leadership, develop business analysis, oversee the data reporting infrastructure, and drive implementation in collaboration with multiple clinical leaders and business partners. Job requirements include a clinical background, e.g., in nursing, pharmacy, or social work, an advanced degree, and extensive experience leading complex projects with internal and external stakeholders.

    Contact:
    Emily Homer
    Director of Clinical Innovation
    Hill Physicians Medical Group
    2409 Camino Ramon
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    (925) 327-6988
    Emily.Homer@hpmg.com
    www.hpmg.com




    ARNP, Palliative Care (Fulltime + Relocation bonus)
    Bremerton, WA
    Posted 05-17-2014

    Palliative care is a specialized area of healthcare that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Palliative medicine is appropriate for patients in all disease stages, including those undergoing treatment for curable illnesses and those living with chronic diseases, as well as patients who are nearing the end of life. Palliative medicine utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, relying on input from physicians, pharmacists, nurses, chaplains, social workers, psychologists, and other allied health professionals in formulating a plan of care to relieve suffering in all areas of a patient's life. This multidisciplinary approach allows the palliative care team to address physical, emotional, spiritual, and social concerns that arise with advanced illness.

    Job requirement:

    • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Washington State with prescriptive authority
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart Association
    • DEA certificate
    • Washington State ARNP

    For all inquiries please feel free to contact Jennifer Sutton, Sr. Recruiter at 360.744.6949, or email Jennifer.sutton@harrisonmedical.org.



    Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posted 05-17-2014

    Southwest Medical Associate is seeking a knowledgeable, compassionate Nurse Practitioner - Physician Assistant to provide direct care to hospice patients in their homes or skilled nursing facilities. You would work with other caring, friendly, healthcare professionals and the Medical Director to determine the best overall care for your terminal patients (prognosis of 6 months or less). You will provide emotional support for the patient and the families in your care on a personal level.

    Qualifications:

    • Two years documented clinical practice experience either in previous patient care settings related to the area of hospice care or completed at least 2 years training in the area of practice through an approved Southwest Medical Associate, Inc. program.
    • Experience with End-of-Life care.
    • Ability to communicate with patients, primary care team members and management staff.
    • Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices in specialty area of practice without direct supervision or guidance by a physician
    • Ability to formulate a differential diagnosis.
    • Proficient in assessment and development of treatment plans.
    • Ability to conceptualize the needs for the team or department and actualize plans for implementation.

    For consideration, please forward a cover letter and CV to Karyn Speer, Talent Acquisition. Email karyn_speer@uhg.com



    Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
    Mountain View, CA
    Posted 05-17-2014

    Do you want to make a difference in the lives of patients with advanced, serious illness? If so, we invite you to explore joining our top-notch interdisciplinary team of medical professionals at Palo Alto Medical Foundation. The Palliative Care & Support Services is an innovative, outpatient-based palliative care program providing comprehensive, coordinated, and compassionate care for patients facing serious illness.

    We seek a NP with specialization in Adult, Palliative Medicine, Geriatric, Family Medicine, Oncology or closely related fields.

    REQUIRED: graduate of an accredited school of nursing; current California RN license; current California NP license; current AHA BLS/CPR certification; National certification; current DEA license

    To learn more about Palo Alto Medical Foundation visit our website at http://www.pamf.org/.



    Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber
    De Pere, WI
    Posted 04-17-2014

    Welcome to Unity...

    At Unity, caring is at the heart of our mission, and we have been caring for the residents of Northeast Wisconsin for more than three decades as the area's oldest end-of-life care program.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Nursing – Nurse Practitioner
    • Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP).
    • Current Licensure as RN in State of WI
    • DEA Certification (or the ability to obtain)
    • 3 years of nurse practitioner nursing experience required

    Key Job Duties

    • Responsible for the medical aspect of the patient care programs and activities with members of the local medical community in collaboration with the Medical Director and Clinical Team members
    • Collaborates with the medical director or designee in assuring appropriate evaluation of terminal prognosis and appropriateness of patients at time of admission to the hospice or palliative programs
    • Assists in the development of the plan of care for each patient/family and assures the quality of comprehensive plans of care with other members of the palliative IDT in accordance with Unity program standards
    • Consults with team members on a PRN basis for clinical issues relating to the patient/family plan of care
    • Performs patient visits at the patient’s location based on patient need and the comprehensive plan of care

    To see full job description and to apply online, visit http://unityhospice.org/career-opportunities or fax resume and letter of application attention Randy Johnson to 920-339-5507.



    Palliative Nurse Practitioner
    Bronxville, NY
    Updated 07-21-2014

    New York-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital is seeking a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner to provide extensive direct patient care to palliative care patients in the Community through the consult service, in collaboration with and under the auspices of the Palliative Care Services Medical Director. Qualifications: Current NYS Nurse Practitioner License. 3–5 years of direct patient care. Demonstrated skills in clinical quality improvement required. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. New York-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Center is conveniently located next to the Bronxville Metro North Station, just a half hour from NYC.

    To apply, please visit:
    www.lawrencehealth.org
    or contact Gail Kronenwett,(br /> Manager, RN Recruitment & Retention, at:
    gkronenwett@lawrencehealth.org
    or (914) 787-3984.



    Medical Directors


    Medical Director of Palliative Medicine
    Orlando, FA
    Updated 10-20-14

    Florida Hospital is looking for a dynamic Palliative Medicine physician leader to develop our program at our major tertiary facility in downtown Orlando. This physician would provide the clinical leadership and expertise for the palliative care team to improve patient care. Prior experience with directing or developing a program is preferred. New physician would also have the opportunity to develop a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

    Qualifications include:

    • Five years experience in Palliative Medicine post training.
    • Active Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards.

    Working within a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, full support from hospital administration, and strong collegial partners within the Graduate Medical Education program make this an extremely enticing opportunity.

    Florida Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is Adventist Health System. We have eight hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 23 total hospitals in the state. Our eight hospitals encompass over 2200 beds, 2200 physicians on our medical staff, 18,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.

    Please forward CV to Jason.Junker@FLHosp.org or call 407-200-2538 for more information. www.floridahospital.com



    Hospice Director of Operations
    Londonderry, NH
    Updated 10-20-14

    The Director of Operations is essential to the management of our clinical staff and care center operations. Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.

    To see full job description and to apply online, visit our website.

    For more information, please contact:

    Dana Branim, Senior Recruiting Manager dana.branim@amedisys.com
    866-998-7565



    Medical Director of Hospice IPU or Regional Medical Director
    New York, NY
    Updated 10-20-14

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees — including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dietitians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals — deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible. We currently have full time and part time Medical Director positions available!

    The full time Medical Director of Hospice IPU (located at Bellevue Hospital) at VNSNY will be responsible for providing medical care to patients who have been admitted to the in-patient unit, consistent with Hospice philosophy and program goals and objectives.

    As a part time Regional Medical Director (Queens Region) you will be responsible for providing medical consultation to the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team and providing direct medical care to selected patients. You will work under general direction to ensure all patient care is consistent with Hospice philosophy and program goals and objectives.

    To qualify for either position, you must have a Medical Degree and be licensed and currently registered to practice medicine in New York State. Two years of clinical practice in post-residency or fellowship is required. The ideal candidate will have two years of experience in oncology and/or palliative care. Board Eligible/Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred for both full time and part time Medical Director.

    VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AA employer MIN/WOM/PROT VET/IWD. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

    For more information on the full time Medical Director of Hospice IPU position or to apply, please email Grace Martin at grace.martin@vnsny.org grace.martin@vnsny.org



    Medical Director of Palliative Medicine
    Orlando, FL
    Updated 10-10-14

    Florida Hospital, a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, is looking for a dynamic Palliative Medicine physician leader to develop our program at our major tertiary facility in downtown Orlando. Prior experience with directing or developing a program is preferred . Full support from hospital administration and the potential to develop a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with the GME program make this an extremely enticing opportunity.

    Qualifications include:

    • Five years of experience in Palliative Medicine post training.
    • Active Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards.

    Please forward CV to Jason.Junker@FLHosp.org or call 407-200.2538 for more information. www.floridahospital.com



    Associate Medical Director
    Miami, FL
    Posted 10-01-14

    Associate Medical Director needed in Miami, FL Must have FL license or close to completion. Full Time position

    Are you that talented physician seeking an environment of growth and vision? This is an opportunity to bring your experience, ideas, passion for life, and caring dedication to patients living with advanced illness. You can make a difference by joining a National leader in Hospice care, the fastest growing Hospice provider in the country with locations coast to coast. Our physicians represent a variety of backgrounds and bring vital knowledge, skills, and vision to every aspect of our organization. We live our Mission day of Honoring Life – Offering Hope

    I look forward to speaking with you, please contact me: Susan Feigin at 203-997-7732; Email CV To: SFeigin@Seasons.org (Opportunities Available Nationwide



    Medical Director
    St. Paul, MN
    Posted 09-02-14

    Our firm has been retained by HealthEast Care System to recruit to fill a Medical Director, Palliative Care and Hospice position.

    The Medical Director will lead a team that includes two other full-time physicians, two NPs, and two CNS. They do Palliative Care Consults in the following: 3 acute care facilities (86 bed, 184 bed, 230 bed), one long term acute care hospital, an outpatient oncology clinic, and in the near future a CHF clinic.

    This is an excellent opportunity to work for a nationally ranked Integrated Health System and for someone to define their legacy.

    For additional information:
    Vice President
    The Murphey Group, Inc.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    1-800-875-6364 x313
    chrism@murpheygroup.com



    Medical Director
    Rockport, ME
    Posted 09-02-14

    Pen Bay Medical Center has full-time opportunity to serve as the Medical Director and physician leader of Pen Bay’s Hospice and Palliative Care team. In cooperation with Pen Bay’s home health agency, the team provides patient care in homes, in the hospital, embedded within our primary care offices, and will provide care at Pen Bay’s new Sussman Hospice House. The Medical Director will have leadership, direct patient care, and program development responsibilities, as well as opportunities to participate in a range of projects to advance palliative and end of life care in Mid-Coast Maine.

    Contact: John Bragg, Director, Physician Recruitment
    Pen Bay Medical Center
    6 Glen Cove Drive
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 596-8214 jbragg@penbayhealthcare.org
    www.penbayhealthcare.org



    Hospice Medical Director
    Minneapolis, MN
    Posted 08-08-14

    Fairview Health Services is seeking a Hospice or Palliative Care Physician to join our Hospice and Home Care program. The physician will collaborate with the Associate Hospice Medical Directors to provide clinical care in a hospice environment. Work in collaboration with the administrative and interdisciplinary teams, provide leadership and medical direction for the Home Care and Hospice program. Recommend standards and policies related to medical care of hospice and palliative care patients. Serve as physician liaison with local medical community.

    Practice Description: Fairview Home Care and Hospice serves the entire lifespan, infants to elderly. We have two Associate Medical Directors, one of whom is Pediatric trained and certified and provides care for our hospice pediatric patients.

    For more information, or to apply, please visit:
    http://physicianrecruit.fairview.org/Jobs/Describe/11485?oid=13640. Or contact us at recruit1@fairview.org or 800-842-6469.



    Chief Medical Officer, Hospice and Palliative Care
    Las Vegas, NV
    Posted 08-08-14

    Our firm has been retained by Nathan Adelson Hospice (ADC 400+/non-profit) in Las Vegas, NV to recruit to fill a Chief Medical Officer opportunity.

    The CMO will lead a team that sees patients at home, in two hospice inpatient units (38 total beds), an outpatient palliative care program, and inpatient palliative care consult services in 8 hospitals. In partnership with Touro University Nevada and Valley Hospital Medical Center, our client is launching a Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program and is training its first Fellow this fall.

    We are seeking a physician leader who understands the full spectrum of hospice and palliative services.

    For additional information: Chris Murphey
    Vice President
    The Murphey Group, Inc.
    Virginia Beach, VA
    1-800-875-6364 x313
    chrism@murpheygroup.com



    Director, Inpatient Palliative Care
    Downers Grove, IL
    Posted 07-20-14

    Qualifications:

    • 5-10 years progressive leadership in the inpatient or palliative care setting
    • Master’s degree and Current IL RN License

    Job Description:
    Achieve the vision of the Advocate Palliative Medicine Service Line in the hospital inpatient settings, in a cost effective, results oriented and customer focused manner. Critical component of the leadership team and meeting individual performance expectations and contribution to the team performance goals is vital. Liable for providing strategic planning support, oversight and leadership of the inpatient programs and standardization across all sites of care. Leads the delivery of palliative medicine services across the inpatient settings of care.

    To learn more and submit an application visit http://careers.advocatehealth.com, search for Requisition: 25083-68930



    Medical Director
    St. Louis Metro, MO
    Posted 06-20-14

    BJC Hospice is seeking a full-time Medical Director for their well-respected program established over 30 years ago. Board certification or board eligibility to become board certified in Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine is required. Fellowship-trained Hospice and Palliative Care physicians highly preferred.

    The medical director will have overall responsibility of the hospice patients' plan of care and treatment, in consultation and cooperation with the patients' attending physician. In addition, the medical director will provide direction and guidance to the hospice program and all our site directors while working closely with our collegial and tenured interdisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will expand BJC Hospice while collaborating with Washington University School of Medicine, which U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the cancer center among the best in the nation.

    In this employed position, you will receive a competitive salary and bonus potential. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, and vision, pension and 401K, vacation and CME time plus malpractice with tail provided.

    ID#152897F89.

    Please contact:
    Cheryl DeVita
    800-678-7858 x63448
    cdevita@bjcmgphysicians.org



    Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Director
    Hackensack, NJ
    Posted 06-11-14

    The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center is recruiting a Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Physician to provide family centered, quality-focused patient care. This program is a part of a large pediatric faculty practice, spanning 30+ subspecialties. Successful candidates must have experience in palliative care, and have strong clinical skills. The physician will lead an important team in the Children’s Hospital and responsibilities include administrative oversight of the program and quality initiatives. Education of medical students, residents and colleagues at the Children’s Hospital is also a key responsibility. Outreach beyond the Medical Center will also be important.

    Hackensack University Medical Center is a nationally recognized teaching hospital known for its Magnet nursing, outstanding quality care and superior outcomes. Hackensack University Medical Center holds Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification in Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care. The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center is a New Jersey state designated children's hospital and trauma center, and an institutional member of the Children's Hospital Association. It provides comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical care in all pediatric subspecialties.

    We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. For consideration, please forward your CV to Dr. Jeffrey Boscamp, Chairman, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, 30 Prospect Ave., Hackensack, NJ 07601. Phone: (551) 996-5151, E-mail CV and/or letters of intent to: Jboscamp@hackensackumc.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.



    Medical Director - Supportive Care Services
    Charlotte, NC
    Posted 06-2-14-14

    This position will be responsible for all markets within the Novant Health system but must be based out of Charlotte or Winston-Salem.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be board- certified in hospice and palliative care
    • Must have a minimum of five years of clinical experience and should currently be providing patient care
    • Should be able to document proven leadership experience for a minimum of three years with a proven track record in program development, developing clinical protocols, QA/QI initiatives and performance metrics that improve patient outcome and program impact
    • Experience in an inpatient and outpatient setting is preferred

    Please apply to Kirsten Quinlan, kjquinlan@NovantHealth.org or call 704-384-7234.



    Social Workers


    Clinical Social Worker - Radiation Oncology
    Phoenix, AZ - Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    Updated 10-21-14

    You’ll provide clinical social work services to a culturally diverse population of radiation oncology patients. This will involve performing clinical assessments, participating in multidisciplinary care planning and coordinating referrals. You’ll also conduct crisis interventions and counsel patients, while paying special attention to the psychosocial and psychiatric effects of illnesses and disabilities.

    Qualifications:

    • A Master’s degree in Social Work
    • Experience in a healthcare or related setting
    • Working knowledge of managed care practices, as well as community health, welfare and social service agency networks
    • LCSW or LMSW licensure (required within 1 year of hire date)

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience with MEDITECH software

    Visit us at www.dignityhealth.org/stjosephs or contact Emily Sanchez at emily.sanchez@dignityhealth.org
    EOE

    Apply directly at http://www.ecentralmetrics.com/url/?u=18893007360-294



    Palliative Care Social Worker (MCSW)
    Mineola, NY
    Posted 10-03-14

    Winthrop University Hospital’s growing palliative care program seeks a FULL TIME Palliative Care Social Worker. As a core member of the palliative program, responsibilities include providing psycho-social support and related services to patients/families experiencing life limiting or critical illnesses, facilitating patient-family meetings, organizing IDT meetings, as well participating in teaching activities and program development. This position includes working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

    To qualify for this position, you must possess a Master’s degree in social work and NYS LMSW. Specialty training, one year of post-master's experience in palliative social work and Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker (ACHP-SW) preferred.

    Contact Jeffrey Berger MD, Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics jberger@winthrop.org.



    Social Worker (LCSW)
    Austin, TX
    Posted 09-23-14

    Job Summary:
    Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders, conditions and addictions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities.
    • Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan.
    • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
    • Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.
    • Provides billable therapy.
    • Promotes work team cohesion.
    • Utilizes case management skills to remove barriers to care and to address the needs of a diverse patient population.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    http://careers.seton.net/job/39731

    Any Questions Please Call: 512-324-8933



    Palliative Care Social Worker (MSW)
    Long Island, NY
    Posted 08-08-14

    ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP is seeking Palliative Care Nurses and Social Workers as we create outpatient and home based palliative care services across the New York metropolitan area. The newly created Department of Palliative Care, consisting of physicians, nurses and social workers seeks experienced Palliative Care nurses and social workers to join the Department. Highlights include a robust interdisciplinary team approach to caring for people with serious illness in the outpatient setting and at home. Applicants must have a strong interest in home based hospice and palliative care.

    The ProHEALTH Care Associates is a multi-specialty group practice with 500 world-class physicians who provide exceptional care utilizing extensive resources across 100 sites in the New York Metropolitan area. ProHEALTH is uniquely positioned as a national leader in innovation as a highly successful organization with a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO). This success has created an efficient and creative organization willing to invest in new patient centered programs to better care for people with serious illness.

    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For Further details, please contact Dana Lustbader MD, FAAHPM, Chief of Palliative Care at dlustbader@prohealthcare.com.



    Palliative Care Social Worker (MSW)
    Mineola, NY
    Posted 06-26-14

    Winthrop University Hospital’s palliative care program currently has an opening for a 0.5 FTE Palliative Care Social Worker. As a core member of the palliative program, responsibilities include providing psycho-social support and related services to patients/families experiencing life limiting or critical villnesses, facilitating patient-family meetings and organizing IDT meetings. This position includes working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings with emphasis on critical care.

    To qualify for this position, you must possess a Master’s degree in social work and NYS LMSW. Specialty training, one year of post-master's experience in palliative social work and Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker (ACHP-SW) preferred.

    Contact Jeffrey Berger MD, Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine and Bioethics jberger@winthrop.org.



    Part-Time Medical Social Worker (MSW)
    Phoenix, AZ
    Posted 06-26-14

    Highway Christian Hospice, serving patients and families at the end of life since 1996 may be looking for you! If you are an experienced Social Worker, consider joining our team! The work schedule for this part-time position is less than 30 hours per week. A Master's degree from a school of social work that is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education and a current Arizona license from the State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners are both required. Hospice experience and Suncoast Solutions® EMR experience are a plus. Fax your resume to 602-274-2338 for consideration.

    Highway Christian Hospice website: www.highwaychristianhospice.com.



    Educators


    Oncology Supportive Care Clinician
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Updated 10-27-14

    The Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics and the Division of Hematology-Oncology are seeking a palliative care medical oncologist either as an educator or researcher. Clinical responsibilities include hospital- based consult services and ambulatory oncology supportive care clinics. Teaching responsibilities include developing curricula and teaching palliative care at all levels of medical education, particularly in medical oncology. Board certification in Hematology-Oncology/Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine is strongly preferred.

    Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Send letter of interest and C.V. to Robert M. Arnold, M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 933W-MUH, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, or e-mail rabob@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Starting Date is July 2015.



    Physician Educator
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Updated 10-27-14

    The Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a palliative care physician-educator. Primary clinical responsibilities include attending in hospital based consult services. Teaching responsibilities include developing curricula and teaching palliative care at all levels of medical education. Board certification in one’s primary discipline is required. Candidates who have completed fellowships in Palliative Medicine are strongly preferred.

    Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Send C.V. to Robert M. Arnold, M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 933W-MUH, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, or e-mail rabob@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Starting Date is July 2015



    Clinician Investigator
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Updated 10-27-14

    The Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, is seeking a Clinician Investigator with a strong interest in palliative care research. Successful applicants will have fellowship training in health services research and an interest in pursuing priority palliative care research topics. Clinical opportunities exist in general internal medicine or palliative care, and in both hospital and ambulatory settings. Academic rank will be Assistant Professor in the tenure stream, with salary commensurate with qualifications. Send letter of interest and CV to Robert M. Arnold, MD, 200 Lothrop Street, 933 West MUH, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (fax 412 692-4315 or e-mail rabob@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.



    Palliative Care Faculty Position
    Philadelphia, PA
    Updated 10-20-14

    The Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor positions in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, board Certification or eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required.

    Successful candidates will provide inpatient palliative medicine consultations as part of interdisciplinary teams at affiliated Penn hospitals. The palliative medicine provider group also supports Penn Wissahickon Hospice, providing direct patient care and physician oversight for Penn’s inpatient hospice unit and home hospice program.

    The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

    http://www.pennmedicine.org/palliative-care/

    Please submit curriculum vitae at:https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g323/d3744



    Coordinators


    Palliative Care Services Nurse Supervisor
    Olympia, WA
    Updated 10-27-14

    Providence is calling a full time (1.0 FTE) Palliative Care Services Nurse Supervisor work on the day shift at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

    The Nurse Supervisor will provide clinical oversight to the processes that support nursing to continually improve the provision of care to the population served.

    Answer the call. Providenceiscalling.jobs
    When applying online, please reference job number 67002.

    Apply online: here

    Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance



    Wissahickon Hospice Clinical Team Manager
    Philadelphia, PA
    Updated 10-20-14

    The manager is responsible for the clinical and administrative operations of the IDT at Wissahickon Hospice. Responsible for assisting with the development of Hospice Shared Services processes. The incumbent will develop and manage the activities of nursing teams, and support the development and coordination of hospice nursing practices.

    The Team Manager plays a critical role in the provision of care in a timely and therapeutic manner. Allocation of services in an efficient, effective, and cost-conscious fashion is vital to the well being of patient and family, and to the health of the Wissahickon Hospice.

    Must have a BSN and current PA nursing license. 3-5 years of HC/Hospice management experience. Must be able to drive and have a current, valid driver's license and car insurance.

    Please contact patricia.munzert@uphs.upenn.edu.
    Website



    General Manager
    Washington, DC region and Prince Georges County, MD region
    Updated 10-20-14

    Make the most of every moment. That’s our philosophy at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the D.C. metro region.

    Extraordinary senior-level opportunities for experienced healthcare business/operations leaders::

    • Washington, DC region
    • Prince Georges County, MD region

    The GENERAL MANAGER has full scope oversight for regional operations, including clinical services, finances, staffing and marketing. Our GMs live our Core Values and inspire and motivate their teams to be “world class” in our diverse lines of business including hospice services, counseling, palliative care and care navigation.

    A background in healthcare, regulatory experience and demonstrated excellence in leadership and financial management are must-have’s. Hospice/palliative care experience strongly preferred.

    Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits/compensation – with base and incentive components to reward excellence!

    Apply online at www.capitalcaring.org/careers or email Gina Ciramella at gciramella
    Rachel Bemis, Physician Recruiter

    Rachel.Bemis@msj.org
    Website



    Administrators


    Program Manager for Serious Illness
    San Ramon, CA
    Posted 04-23-2014

    The program manager will integrate advance care planning and palliative care throughout the care delivery system of Hill Physicians and its partner organizations, including our ground-breaking ACOs. The initial focus for this role will be to leverage and coordinate our existing programs, including those at Dignity Health medical centers and the University of California, San Francisco. In addition, we are eager to develop new initiatives, including non-hospice outpatient palliative care programs. The program manager will provide leadership, develop business analysis, oversee the data reporting infrastructure, and drive implementation in collaboration with multiple clinical leaders and business partners. Job requirements include a clinical background, e.g., in nursing, pharmacy, or social work, an advanced degree, and extensive experience leading complex projects with internal and external stakeholders.

    Contact:
    Emily Homer
    Director of Clinical Innovation
    Hill Physicians Medical Group
    2409 Camino Ramon
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    (925) 327-6988
    Emily.Homer@hpmg.com
    www.hpmg.com




    President/Chief Executive Officer
    Merrimack, NH
    Posted 04-23-2014

    Home Health & Hospice Care (HHHC)is an independent, non-profit visiting nurse, hospice and palliative care organization in southern New Hampshire. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team-builder and have proven success leading a fast-paced, multi-faceted organization with complex administrative, financial, operational and service demands. S/he will be a gifted strategist and communicator with a passion for HHHC’s mission and deep knowledge of, and experience with, the complexities of health care delivery.

    For a full job description, including scope of work and requirements, please visit our website: www.ecdonnelly.com

    To apply, forward resume and cover letter in confidence to: E. Catlin Donnelly & Associates at hhhc@ecdonnelly.com.

    For more information about Home Health & Health Care, please visit: www.hhhc.org




    Spiritual Service Providers




    Other Palliative Care Positions


    Senior Consultant, Respecting Choices
    La Crosse, WI
    Posted 07-23-2014

    This is a principal (Senior) consulting position; demonstrated success in coaching, teaching, advising, solution and program development, materials development, implementation and systems change management, disseminating innovations in healthcare delivery systems, and research is required. Speaks at regional, national, and international conferences and is expected to become internationally recognized in their area of expertise.

    Please visit our website and apply online at http://www.gundersenhealth.org/careers
    EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities