Inpatient Palliative Care Physician Opening

April 23, 2019


SSM Health Dean Medical Group
Madison, WI, United States


Inpatient Palliative Care Physician
SSM Health is actively seeking an Inpatient Palliative Care Physician to join our robust Palliative specialty consultation service team. The right candidate possesses a high level of empathy and caring, and has a passion for helping patients and their families create goals and plans of care. This full time opportunity works at St Mary’s Hospital, our SSM Health Level II trauma flagship hospital, here in Madison, WI. As part of our robust team, this team role model serves as the clinical resource for the dedicated palliative care advanced practice staff as well as the embedded social worker and chaplain. As a Palliative Care physician, focus on improving quality of life for both patients and families through prevention and relief of suffering by assessment and treatment of pain in conjunction with prognostic conversations with referring partners.

• St Mary’s Hospital Madison, WI
• Consult request built into our Epic EMR
• Highly supportive administrative team
• Primarily Inpatient
• Planned program expansion

MD or DO
Active and unrestricted WI Medical license (or ability to obtain one)
Active and unrestricted DEA
BE/BC Hospice and Palliative Medicine
FM or IM Residency training
Completion of Palliative and Hospice fellowship

Comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for physicians including annual CME dollars, guaranteed salary for your first two years, immediate vacation/CME time allotments, 401K multi-funded account, and salary continuation are just a few of our generous offerings.
Hospital Overview:
St. Mary’s is a Level II acute-care hospital licensed for 440 beds and offers full scope of medical and surgical specialty areas - except transplants. SSM Health Care, parent organization of St. Mary's, in May 2003 became the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner. St. Mary's Hospital is also the only hospital in the region to earn the prestigious Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association. St. Mary’s Madison was recently named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2018. . The 100 Top Hospitals award winners demonstrate top performance in a number of key measures, including better survival rates, fewer complications and infections, shorter length of stay, shorter emergency department wait times, lower inpatient expenses, higher overall profit margins and higher patient satisfaction.

For immediate consideration contact:
Jenny Nichols-Senior Physician Recruiter
Phone 608.260.3581.


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