Staff Physician for the Palliative Care Program
Norwalk, CT, United States, 06880
Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a Staff Physician for the Palliative Care Program at Norwalk Hospital. We have an established inpatient Palliative Care service with plans to expand into various community settings. The palliative care team consists of expert physicians, advanced practice nurses, social workers, and chaplains, supports more than 700 patients a year.
About Western Connecticut Health Network
Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) is the region's premier, patient-centred health care organization built for the people we serve in Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. WCHN is a place where patients always come first, where our talented staff takes pride in keeping people well and provide compassionate, contemporary care when our patients need our help. We take heart that no matter how great the challenge, every medical history can become a brighter medical future together.
WCHN is anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, with the continuum of outpatient health and wellness services offered by numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region through the Western Connecticut Medical Group, the Western Connecticut Home Care. Committed to learning and innovation, our hospitals collaborate with the University Of Vermont Medical College and many other well-known academic institutions to promote the most progressive care possible. The nationally renowned WCHN Research Institute, the WCHN Foundation and Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates complete the WCHN family where We Know You Well!
Work across the continuity of care in an in-patient setting with the opportunity to expand across the community and will require working in both an in-patient program and exciting outpatient programs like the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center partnership and outreach to extended facilities and Primary Care settings.
• MD or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy with CT State License and Federal Narcotic Use Registration
• 3-5 years of experience in a palliative care service setting preferred.
• Have successfully completed an Internal Medicine Residency and a Fellowship in Palliative care
• Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified or Board Eligible in Palliative Care
• Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine BLS & ACLS preferred
• Willingness to work 32 or 40 hours per week
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