Palliative Care Physician Needed for Thriving Southeast Metro

Huntsville Hospital Health System
Huntsville, Alabama
Jul 10, 2020
Jul 10, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Huntsville Hospital Health System

Palliative Care Physician Opportunity

  • Rotating Coverage between Inpatient Palliative Care and Inpatient/Outpatient Hospice
  • Inpatient Palliative Care Consult Service (Monday-Friday)
    • Provision to include weekend & call rotation with program expansion
  • Hospice Program
    • New 15 bed Inpatient Hospice Facility
    • Routine Home Care
  • Future plans for Community-based Palliative Care
    • Palliative Care Clinic
    • Home-based Palliative Care

This employed position offers an excellent compensation package including paid vacation, CME allowance, relocation allowance, health, dental, life and malpractice insurance, and a 401k plan with employer contribution. Huntsville Hospital is a 971 bed, Level I Trauma and Regional Referral Center. The hospital has Cerner EMR, 24/7 in-house Hospitalist, Radiology, Cardiology, Trauma, Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Coverage.

Professional Skills/Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from accredited medical school
  • Board certification in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Ideal candidate with Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
  • Alabama Medicine License
  • DEA License
  • Communicate efficiently with patients, families and team
  • Expertise in symptom management for patients with serious illness
  • Effective collaboration within an interdisciplinary framework
  • Demonstrate a desire to help increase Palliative Care access in the community
  • Participate with staff education and mentoring
  • Willingness to supervise residents
  • Comfortable supervising advanced practice providers

Huntsville is situated in the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Alabama, and has the highest per capita income in the southeast. Huntsville consistently ranks as the best place to live, learn and work. We are a community that combines the welcoming feeling of a modern southern city with progressive diversity of new ideas, people, and technologies. With a population of 400K in the metro area, we are a high-tech, family oriented, multi-cultural community with excellent school options, dining and entertainment for everyone.

  • Madison County named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Raise Children in the U.S. by Business Week.
  • Huntsville ranks No. 7 Best Places to live in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Huntsville ranked among Best Cities for Mid-Career Professionals in the nation by Kiplinger s.
  • Huntsville City Schools named National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence .
  • Madison City Schools is Top Producer of National Merit Students in the state.
  • Madison City Schools ranked 2nd best in the entire state.

For more information, please contact;

Tina Baker, physician recruiter


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