Palliative Care (Various Campuses)
Full-Time - 8:30am-5pm - Days, Monday-Friday, Telephonic On-Call Required 1 Week at a Time Every 4-6 Weeks - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the direction of the Palliative Care Medical Director, the Palliative Care staff physician serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Service. Clinical responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient services. Builds effective relationships with physician referrals to ensure communication and follow-up. Creates a culture of collaboration among specialists, primary care physicians, nurses, social work, case management, pharmacy and other staff to meet the needs of patients and families and to improve palliative care services in the institution. Also participates in research projects and grant funding for research and palliative care services as delegated by the Medical Director.
Must be willing and able to travel to various Abington – Jeffferson campuses when the need arises.
Hospice or palliative care experience required, and administrative leadership preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine.
Board-certified in internal medicine, family practice or related specialty required.
Must have current, valid and unrestricted medical license in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and be in good standing with the Medical Board.
Candidate must be BE/BC in hospice and palliative medicine.
Must have a willingness to participate in palliative care training and to take the board certification exam.
Requires valid driver's license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance and driving record free from major violations within the past 5 years.
Health, professional liability and disability insurance
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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