Palliative Care Physician
Wyndmoor, PA, United States
We are seeking a fellowship trained, BE/BC physician to join the Palliative Medicine program to provide inpatient and outpatient palliative medicine to patients with serious, chronic illness at our practice based at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
KeystoneCare is a nonprofit, community-based organization providing full continuity of care by offering home health, hospice, palliative, private duty, waiver, therapy and telemonitoring services to patients and families of the Greater Philadelphia Region.
For nearly 30 years, our team has helped improve the quality of life for our patients and their families with comfort and dignity, regardless of stage of life or state of health. We will continue our commitment to do so in years to come; and we want to do this with YOU!
We offer competitive salaries as well as health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 403b with match, basic and voluntary life insurance and Aflac products.
Full-time position with shared, remote call
Teaching opportunities with residents and fellow as well as medical students, nursing and CRNP students
Willing to provide grand rounds and didactics to improve palliative educations and awareness within the health system and community
Actively identify opportunities to improve the patient and family care experience
Improve the effectiveness of resources as used in management of symptoms, complex and chronic medical and social issues
Connect patients and their families to community hospice and palliative resources
Consulting with other interdisciplinary team members.
Serving as a liaison between the Palliative Care program and members of the medical community.
Assuming overall patient care responsibility.
Act as a consultant to staff for pain and symptom management interventions.