Palliative Medicine Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posted
Jun 20, 2019
Closes
Jun 19, 2020
Ref
1992481
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MHSM) has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Board Certified or Board Eligible Palliative Care physician to join an innovative, comprehensive palliative care program located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

The Palliative Care program at Mercy Health Saint Mary's is highly regarded and integrated in the healthcare system and provides a variety of services that include:

  • ICU integrative services
  • Inpatient consults
  • Population disease management targeting geriatrics
  • Outpatient navigation in oncology, Parkinson’s, neurosurgery
  • Long-term care consults

A Palliative Care provider for Saint Mary's is expected to work collaboratively with the palliative care team and other healthcare providers.  They will also have responsibilities in teaching PC fellows, residents and other learners through an affiliation with Michigan State University Medical School.

Mercy Health Saint Mary's Palliative care team is comprised of warm and competent partners.  Physicians should expect respectful open communication between colleagues within a very supportive healthcare system.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Palliative Care physician to be part of a well-established and respected program.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s offers an excellent competitive compensation package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail
  • 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Vacation and CME PTO
  • Relocation Assistance

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s – Grand Rapids, Michigan is an integrated network of health care excellence offering a unique combination of capabilities to deliver a health care experience that is more complete and personally satisfying.  Our commitment to offer the latest technology and most highly skilled physicians in a holistic, patient-centered environment has made us a progressive leader in many areas: from The Lacks Cancer Center, the region’s sole, dedicated cancer treatment facility, to the Hauenstein Center housing both inpatient and outpatient neurological services under one roof, to Saint Mary’s Southwest, providing a seamless health care experience.  Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is at the leading edge of advanced medicine.

Mercy Health Saint Mary's is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States.  Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information on Mercy Health Saint Mary's, visit www.smhealthcare.org

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Grand Rapids, Michigan, situated on the Grand River in picturesque and Travel Channel-destination, West Michigan -- is the second largest city and fastest growing economy in the state, with a metropolitan population of over one million.

Residents enjoy a beautiful, family-oriented, physically active community known for excellent schools, low crime rate, and abundant cultural and recreational opportunities.  Located just 25 miles from the renowned shoreline of Lake Michigan, it is an easy commute to Chicago or Northern Michigan, frequently featured in travel magazines.

Noted local institutions include the Frederic Meijer Gardens (home to the world’s largest sculpture park), the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, John Ball Zoo, Van Andel Arena, Fifth-Third Ballpark, the Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Ballet, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum.  Once known as “Furniture City,” its cadre of microbreweries has earned it the title, “Beer City, USA.”

Grand Rapids is host to a number of national events, including a stop on the LPGA Tour and the annual ArtPrize, the largest art competition in the world.  We’re also known as one of the world’s most philanthropic communities, due much in part to being the corporate home to Amway, Meijer, and GE Aviation, among many others.

For more information on Grand Rapids, visit www.michigan.org/hot-spots/grand-rapids

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 120 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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