Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA, United States


Palliative Medicine Physician
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a palliative medicine physician to join a growing program throughout the health system. There is an opportunity to work in varied clinical settings (inpatient and/or outpatient) that may be tailored to the candidate’s interests. The physician will join an already established interdisciplinary team comprised of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers, and chaplains.

The qualified candidate will possess broad clinical knowledge and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Clinical responsibilities include expert management of physical and emotional symptoms related to serious illness or disease-directed treatment, facilitation of advance care planning discussions, transition planning, and close collaboration with each patient’s primary team. There is tremendous support from hospital leadership to expand access to high-quality primary and specialty-level palliative care across care settings through scalable models of care delivery. The candidate will directly report to the Medical Director of Palliative Care, and will have the opportunity to participate in palliative care education and quality improvement initiatives throughout the health system.

• Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Medicine (Allopathic/Osteopathic)
Completion of an accredited residency program
• Completion of an accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
• Possess or able to obtain an unrestricted PA Medical License
• Board Certified or Board Eligible
• 2-3 years of experience as a Hospice and Palliative physician desirable

• Deferred Savings and Retirement Programs with generous employer match and annual contribution
• Healthcare coverage and multiple plan options to meet individual and family needs
• Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts for further pre-tax savings
• Employer paid Professional Liability Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance benefits
• Annual CME payout with time off.

For more information or to apply, email Bethann Scarborough, Medical Director of Palliative Care at [email protected]

Learn more at https://lghealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LGHealth_Career/job/Lancaster-General-Hospital/Palliative-Care-Specialist_REQ-0035866

Lancaster General Health is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital, and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit matrixed academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system. We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals, 5 time Magnet status hospital, Level I Trauma Center, and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of commitment to community service.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


E-mail: [email protected]

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