Palliative Care

Essentia Health
Fargo, North Dakota
Jun 27, 2019
Jun 26, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Essentia Health is seeking a Palliative Care Physician as a medical director to design and lead our Supportive and Palliative Care Program across the continuum of care, in a robust community health system setting.


  • Medical director/leadership role in palliative care program development across the continuum of care, including inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Opportunity to design and develop palliative care program across the continuum of care in well-supported health system environment with full complement of specialty and sub-specialty areas.
  • Opportunity exists to practice inpatient as well as outpatient palliative care medicine, if desired.
  • Administrative approval to establish and grow interdisciplinary team serving across the care continuum, including dedicated social work, chaplaincy, and nursing resources.
  • Full-time, Mon-Fri, daytime shift
  • Limited call initially, with opportunity to build and influence call schedule
  • Hospital employed position
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package


BC/BE in Palliative Medicine or Palliative Care certificate completion required, Fellowship in palliative care preferred. Significant experience in palliative medicine, oncology, hospice or geriatrics strongly considered.


  • Centrally located on the border of North Dakota & Minnesota
  • 4 hours west of Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Fargo-Moorhead population: 180,000
  • Regional Service area consists of 25 clinics & 5 hospitals

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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