Palliative Care - Clinical and Administrative

Employer
WellSpan Health
Location
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Posted
Apr 05, 2019
Closes
Apr 04, 2020
Ref
1983381
Hours
Part Time
Position Type
Permanent
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WellSpan Health, a sophisticated medical community in south central Pennsylvania, is seeking a part-time physician to serve as Palliative Care Medical Director for the system.  WellSpan encompasses a large area including Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Adams and Franklin Counties.

About the Position

  • Part-time employed position with WellSpan Medical Group (WMG)
  • WMG currently employs 1,600+ providers
  • Experience in hospice and/or palliative care is required
  • Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred
  • Will report to the Medical Director of Post-Acute Services and Continuing Care
  • 50% (10 hours per week) of the physician’s time will be administrative
  • The remaining 10 hours will clinically support the Palliative Care program in Gettysburg
  • CRNPs provide primarily inpatient services and one day per week of outpatient
  • Palliative Care office is located on the campus of Gettysburg Hospital
  • The physician will help educate fellow WMG providers re: timely referrals to hospice
  • Large referral base of WMG primary care and specialty providers
  • Multidisciplinary team strives to avoid hospital admissions during last months of life
  • Excellent support from WMG leadership and an experienced Senior Practice Manager

Benefits

  • Competitive salary & generous signing bonus
  • Benefits including a rich retirement plan (6% employer contribution)
  • Five weeks of scheduled time off & six paid holidays
  • Full relocation (pack & move) at no cost
  • Malpractice with tail coverage

Lifestyle/Community

  • Abundant outdoor activities include golf, fishing and hiking the nearby Appalachian Trail
  • Family oriented community with excellent public and private schools
  • Close proximity to Baltimore/DC metro areas
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