Palliative Care Physician
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is seeking a physician to join a practice team of 14 who provide palliative care to patients within our three hospitals and home palliative program.
Opportunity: * Join a growing successful program, including 3 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, 2 social workers, and 2 chaplains, who provide palliative/supportive care and end-of-life care as a consultative service in the inpatient acute care setting * 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 * Full-time position with on-call responsibilities * Teaching opportunities with Palliative Medicine Fellowship collaboration and nursing students
Desired Candidate: * Experienced in Palliative Medicine, Board certified and/or Fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine * Must have excellent communication skills and 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 healthcare 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
Benefits: * Competitive salary * 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
To learn more about our current physician opportunities, please use the contact information below. Employment agency inquiries are not welcome.
Phone: (843) 606-7810