Palliative Care Physician - Outpatient Oncology Palliative Care
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Exceptional Outpatient Oncology Palliative Care Opportunity for Physicians
Cedars-Sinai Health System, set in the heart of Los Angeles, is seeking talented physicians to join our robust, interdisciplinary palliative care/Supportive Care Medicine program. Our team consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, palliative care social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and chaplains.
With an 886-bed acute inpatient facility, including a 120-bed ICU tower and over 50,000 admissions annually, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the largest non-profit academic medical centers in the country. The Health System is home to one of the largest providers of oncologic care in the state of California and is the leading heart transplant center in the nation. The Supportive Care Medicine team is fully integrated into our diverse academic and community environment and works closely with a robust medical staff that includes full-time faculty, private community physicians, and hospitalists. The team oversees a busy inpatient consult service, an inpatient hospice program and performs outpatient consults in in the clinic setting, and in a number of local skilled nursing facilities. We are looking for physician candidates to join our outpatient team imbedded in the Cedars Cancer Center.
The ideal candidate is clinically outstanding; possesses excellent communication skills; is a team-player with a strong work ethic, understands complex systems; and demonstrates high levels of caring and empathy. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class health system and help to lead a critically important initiative as part of a program that is fast becoming the model for programs of the future. Academic appointment through Cedars-Sinai and UCLA is available to interested and qualified physician candidates.
If you 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, please contact us to learn more.
MD qualifications include:
• Graduate of an accredited medical school
• BC/BE in appropriate specialty/sub-specialty
• Fellowship training and/or Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
• Prior experience working in Palliative Care preferred, but not required
• Must hold (or have applied for) a medical license in the State of California
If you are interested in learning more and/or applying, please send your curriculum vitae, at least three references, and a cover letter to:
- E-mail: Christina.Bussell@cshs.org
- Phone: (310) 423-9520
- Attn: Azadeh Dashti (c/o Christina Bussell, Administrative Assistant)