Palliative Care Physician

Employer
Merritt Hawkins
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Posted
Mar 12, 2019
Closes
Mar 11, 2020
Ref
1980024
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Job Description & Requirements
Palliative Care Physician - in Missouri
StartDate: 09/01/2019Pay Rate: $215000.00 - 215000.00

The Opportunity
Merritt Hawkins is seeking candidates for a full-time Palliative Care opportunity in St. Louis, Missouri. The successful candidate for this position will be board certified or board eligible in internal medicine as well as hospice and palliative care. New graduates are welcome to apply.

The palliative care program provides support to seriously ill patients. The program includes a physician, nurses, social worker, and a chaplain. The palliative care team provides relief of pain and other symptoms, relief of stress and anxiety related to the illness, assistance in making tough medical decisions, respect for values and personal choices, and comfortability. The palliative care program mentioned is seen as a compass for growing palliative care programs in the community.

Facility Information
The hospital is a 485-bed facility and is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, cancer treatment, radiology, urology, pulmonology, and radiation oncology. They have nearly 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 1,800 health care professionals dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.

Compensation & Benefits
The physician opportunity is employed by a nationally ranked medical group based in St. Louis, Missouri on the campus of the 485-bed hospital mentioned above.

Additional monetary incentives: There is potential to receive a sign-on bonus, retention bonus, relocation package, training stipend, and student loan reimbursement.

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Pharmacy, AD&D, Life Insurance, Short-term disability, Malpractice insurance with tail coverage, CME time and professional spending allowance, ATO, pension plan, and several other retirement vehicles

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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