Empath Health
Clearwater, FL, United States


Empath Health is currently seeking a Palliative Care Physician to join our team. If you are compassionate, motivated and interested in making a positive impact in your community, you will find a rewarding career at Empath Health.

The Palliative Care Physician is an employed physician who provides medical care and treatment for the patients served by Empath Health. Provides physician direction and guidance to the palliative care program to assure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families. Participates in the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meeting, provides symptom control expertise, and performs clinical visits in the home or any inpatient setting. Serves as an educator and researcher of palliative care – both internally and externally – and is a mentor for the Palliative Care team.

As a nonprofit, integrated network of care, Empath Health supports anyone facing chronic or advanced illness. We help patients live as comfortably and meaningfully as possible and offer assistance to their families and caregivers along the way. No matter where someone is on their journey, our spectrum of medical and emotional support services provides compassionate care for each and every patient.
Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our commitment to quality.

Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.

• Education and/or Experience: MD or DO from an accredited medical school. 2 years of experience in hospice or palliative care; or equivalent experience
• Licensure: Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida, or ability to obtain before starting
• Active DEA license
• Certifications: Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Board certification in your primary specialty as well as board certification in hospice and palliative medicine required
• Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
• Valid Florida driver’s license and automobile insurance as per agency policies
• Ability to make clinic/home/hospital/facility visits
• Basic keyboarding and computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word or comparable programs

Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind.

Other benefits include:

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Voluntary term life insurance
• Short-term and long-term disability
• 29 Days Paid Time Off annually
• Flexible spending accounts
• Retirement savings plan with employer match
• Mileage reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Employee Recognition Programs
• Tuition reimbursement
• Much more!

Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services.

Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.


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