Palliative Care - Director - Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Employer
US Acute Care Solutions
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
May 30, 2019
Closes
May 29, 2020
Ref
1989642
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

We are currently seeking a Palliative Care Medical Director. Provider must be IM/FP trained and BC/BE in palliative care.

The ideal candidate will lead the in-patient palliative care program working with an advance practice provider on all consults received. This medical director will participate in the palliative care committee in the cancer center and collaborate with other USACS hospitalist and ICU providers to provide the best possible patient experience.

Hospital
  • 275-bed acute care hospital is part of the Adventist HealthCare System
  • Medical staff of over 1,000 physicians
Hospitalist Service
  • 26 Physician/APP provider hospitalist team
  • Dedicated Nocturnist
  • 24-hr Intensivists onsite presence
  • Average daily encounters: 165
  • Team is supported by IAC RN to facilitate operations
  • Block scheduling
  • Team approach model with Hospitalist, Critical Care and Emergency Department under one IAC Director
Emergency Department
  • ED Volume: 72,000
  • 66-bed ED
  • 61 Hours of Physician coverage and 43 hours of APP coverage
  • Cerner EMR System
  • CT Scanner and X-ray suite dedicated to ED patients
  • 24-hour radiology reads and ultrasound
Pediatric Emergency Department
  • PED sees approximately 21,000 children each year
  • The Pediatric ED is supported by pediatric medical and surgical specialist including surgeons, radiologists and anesthesiologists
Observation Unit
  • 18-bed Observation Unit exclusively for emergency medicine patients
  • Approximately 4,000 obs patients/year
  • Average patient length of stay <20 hours
  • National observation program support and oversight
Community
Located just 22 miles north of Washington, D.C., Rockville’s wealth of restaurants, parks, galleries, museums, theaters and historic sites make it a very popular location for families, businesses and young professionals alike. Montgomery County is consistently rated highly among the nation’s public-school systems. Rockville residents enjoy the lifestyle of a close-knit community lifestyle with easy access to the amenities of Washington, D.C.

Benefits

Hospital Details:
Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
9901 MedicalCenter Dr.
Rockville, MD 20850

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