Board Certified Physician for Palliative Care

Employer
Piedmont Healthcare
Location
Newnan, Georgia
Posted
Aug 20, 2019
Closes
Aug 19, 2020
Ref
2001843
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Qualifications

  • Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care (fellowship trained with Palliative Care experience is highly preferred)
  • Exceptional clinical and communication skills
  • EPIC experience a plus

Highlights include:

  • No night call
  • Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits
  • EPIC EMR
  • Physician Governance
  • Quality, Service, and Reputation

Position purpose:

  • Perform inpatient and palliative care consultations
  • Provide clinical leadership and expertise within the palliative care clinical team
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care

A New Era for Healthcare in Newnan

For years, Piedmont Newnan Hospital has been a cornerstone of wellness in Newnan, Georgia, providing high-quality, comprehensive healthcare. In 2012, Piedmont Newnan expanded to better meet the needs of Coweta County residents, opening a state-of-the-art 362,000 square-foot, 154-bed hospital. In 2016, Piedmont Newnan was awarded the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety.

Key Facts:

Staffed by more than 1,000 employees and a medical staff of over 400 physicians

Provides 24-hour emergency care, plus medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including:
- Cancer Care
- Ear, Nose, Throat Care
- Heart Care: Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology
- Head, Neck or Thyroid Tumor Treatment
- Imaging Services
- Orthopaedic Care
- Sleep Services
- Surgical & Interventional Services
- Women’s Services & Maternity Care
- Wound and Hyperbaric Care

Piedmont Newnan also includes an advanced cancer center that offers complete therapy, disease management, prevention and wellness. The hospital is a shining testament to our commitment to our community – a symbol of our promise to provide complete, compassionate care.

Piedmont Healthcare is a recognized leader in delivering expert care. Piedmont has served over two million patients - performing over 44,000 surgeries, delivering 8,000 babies, providing 471,695 outpatient encounters, completing 235 organ transplants and handling nearly 250,000 emergency room visits.  The system is comprised of 11 hospitals, more than 1200 employed physicians and close to 100 physician and specialist offices across greater Atlanta and North Georgia.

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