Palliative Medicine Physician
Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Charleston, SC, United States
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is seeking a physician to join, SPRING 2021, a team of 12 who provide Palliative Medicine to patients within our four hospitals and home palliative program.
Opportunity: * Join a growing, successful program, including 3 Physicians, 3 Nurse Practitioners, 2 social workers, and 2 Out Patient Nurse Practitioners, who provide palliative/supportive care as a consultative service in the inpatient acute care setting * Actively identify opportunities to improve the patient and family care experience * Improve the effectiveness of resources as used in management of symptoms, end-of- life care, and complex chronic medical and social issues * Full-time position with on-call responsibilities (Shared call x 3 providers) * Teaching opportunities with Palliative Medicine Fellowship collaboration and nursing students.
Desired Candidate: * Experienced in Palliative Medicine, Board certified or Fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine, Board eligible * Must have excellent communication skills and be able to assess, evaluate, plan and implement care in complex and life limiting situations * Must be capable of offering specialized knowledge and skill to all members of the healthcare staff * Must have the ability to balance emotionally challenging situations in the context of serious medical illness * Team oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care as well as family support and demonstrate clinical outcomes
Benefits: * Competitive salary * Health, life and disability insurance * Medical malpractice insurance * Defined contribution plan; 403(b) with employer match * Professional dues and CME allowance * Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Roper St. Francis Healthcare has a clear mission: Healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence.
Roper St. Francis is Charleston’s only private, not-for-profit hospital system with a specific focus on community outreach. The healthcare system has four hospitals strategically located across the region: Roper Hospital on the Charleston peninsula, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley and Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital in Mount Pleasant and Roper Berkeley hospital in the Carnes Crossroads section of Berkeley County.
Roper St. Francis is one of the Lowcountry's largest private employers with nearly 5,600 employees. The healthcare system has a robust, active medical staff of more than 800 doctors representing every medical specialty and provides services in more than 125 locations in seven counties. Learn more at www.rsfh.com.
Job Type: Full-time