Palliative Care Physician

Institution name:

UPMC Pinnacle


Harrisburg, PA, United States, 17105


Palliative Care Physician
UPMC Pinnacle — a growing, multisite health care system — is seeking a physician to join the Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine program to provide end-of-life care to our patients within UPMC Pinnacle.
• Join a successful program including 3 physicians and 4 certified nurse practitioners who provide end-of-life care, hospice care, and palliative care in selective settings
• 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
• Flexible schedule, full-time position
• Teaching opportunities with IM residents, as well as nursing and CRNP students
• Shared call 1:5
Professional Skills:
• Board-certified/Board-eligible in Palliative Medicine
• Must 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 health care 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
• Will consider 2018 palliative fellowship graduates for candidacy
• Highly competitive salary with potential sign on bonus
• 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
• Relocation allowance
To Apply
• and click on “Current Physician Opportunities.”
For the latest information on physician opportunities at UPMC Pinnacle, please contact:
Linda B. Campbell, M. Ed., FASPR
Manager, Physician Recruitment
Office: (717) 231-8690

About South Central Pennsylvania
• Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey's Chocolate World.
• Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia — it's a great place to grow a career and family.
• Listed among “America's Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Cities to Live” in 2017, we are a 2 to 3 hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
About UPMC Pinnacle
UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. Its more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees serve a 10-county area at outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds: Carlisle, Community Osteopathic, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lititz, Memorial, and West Shore. The not-for-profit system anticipates caring for more than 1.2 million area residents in FY 2018. For more information, visit

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