Hospice/Palliative Care Physician needed to care for our Veterans-Great Benefits!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Richmond, Virginia
May 08, 2019
May 07, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center located in Richmond, VA is searching for a BE/BC Internal Medicine/Family Medicine Physician with Fellowship training in Hospice/Palliative Care to join their dynamic healthcare team.


The facility has a 9 bed Community Living Center (CLC) based Hospice & Palliative Care unit

Clinical role will involve all 3 elements of the program.  Academic role in education of Geriatrics & HPM fellows, affiliate faculty appointment at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and staff education. 


Role involves daily rounds on HPC unit, in-patient consults and trainee education.  HPC team has physicians, nurses, NP, SW, pharmacist, chaplain and rehab therapist. Physician will have a role in program development and quality improvement


Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship training in Hospice/Palliative Care highly desirable. Graduate Medical Education and inter-professional team education is desirable. Board eligible candidates expected to gain board certification at earliest opportunity.


Work Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday


Call: 1:8, pager and telephone


Salary Range: $180,000 -$200,000 per year


Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be available to a highly qualified applicant


Selected candidate may be eligible for student loan repayment through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.


Richmond is state capital of Virginia. Richmond along with surrounding counties of Henrico, Hanover and Chesterfield have combined population of over 1 million. Richmond is only a 2-hour drive from Virginia Beach, Washington DC and scenic Blueridge Pkwy. There are many opportunities for outdoor activities, nearby theme parks, historic sites, and more. There is variety of public and private school options for K-12 education. There are several public and private colleges and universities near Richmond. There are many dinning, shopping, music and cultural experiences in the city. https://www.visitrichmondva.com


VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf    


Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/    





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