Part/Full Time Palliative Care Physician
Independent Physician Group
Multiple Locations, HI, United States
Salary Range (Annual Salary)
$120,000 - $240,000
An independent physician group is seeking a part/full time palliative care physician to work alongside board certified palliative care physicians in contracting with hospices/nursing homes/assisted living facilities/hospitals to provide palliative care consultations.
The goal of consultations is work with a patient and his or her family to identify, control or alleviate physical and emotional discomfort and other symptoms that often accompany a serious health condition.
The physician will focus their time on providing expert management of patients’ symptoms, in addition to holding intensive meetings with family members, and ensuring that delivery of care is coordinated across the health care setting.
Depending on the care setting, this will involve overseeing an interdisciplinary team that provides additional insight into managing pain control, alleviation of psychosocial distress, provide support for spiritual concerns and meet the practical needs of the patient throughout the continuum of health care.