Palliative Care Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Posted
Jul 10, 2020
Closes
Jul 10, 2021
Ref
2047204
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group has a full time opportunity for a skilled and compassionate physician to join their Palliative Care team at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

The selected candidate will join the Palliative Care team which includes another physician, APRNs and a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). This is an excellent opportunity to grow within the Palliative Care discipline, tracking towards leading the team. This position makes use of seasoning and wisdom, with a patient-centered focus. Our practice model empowers team members to work at their highest level and to continue professional development and family life. Here you will be part of an exceptional team providing pain and symptom management, as well as psychosocial support, to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses and addressing goals of care. You will have a large role in educating medical and nursing staff. You should have training in Palliative Care, Outpatient Palliative Care or Hospice services.

As part of Trinity Health Of New England - the region s largest nonprofit health system providers experience a culture of collaborative practice that empowers physicians to work

at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. Whether you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, you will thrive at Trinity Health Of New England.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center offers a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is the driving force behind Trinity Health of New England the region s largest nonprofit health system. From Springfield, Massachusetts down through Connecticut, our inspired care team of more than 740 providers working together is united by a shared commitment to help patients achieve optimal health. With 95 integrated practice locations, we represent the full breadth of medical, surgical and primary care specialties delivering exceptional care to patients in communities throughout Trinity Health Of New England s expansive service area.

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is a 617-bed acute care hospital in Hartford, Connecticut serving the north central Connecticut area since 1897. Part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system, it is a high-performing Level II Trauma Center (seeking ACS Level I trauma verification in the upcoming year) and an advanced tertiary care referral center with a robust group of consultants and specialists. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is also a major teaching hospital, academically affiliated with both the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. It offers opportunities to conduct clinical research and teach graduate and undergraduate medical and surgical learners.

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is routinely ranked among the best in the nation for patient safety and quality of care. The hospital is frequently honored by some of the most prestigious organizations and groups, including Becker s Hospital Review, CareChex and WomenCertified . In 2016, Saint Francis was ranked among Health Care s Most Wired hospitals, selected by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, and recognized by HIMSS Analytics as an Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 organization. The hospital is also the proud recipient of multiple Women s Choice Awards and is recognized as a Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. In addition, Saint Francis has received the American College of Cardiology s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) ACTION Registry Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for the fifth consecutive year, making it the only hospital in Connecticut to consistently achieve this exceptional care. These recognitions are a testament to the level of care, innovative treatment and attention to detail that Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center physicians and advanced practitioners provide to patients each day.

Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.

Trinity Health Of New England s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.

As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Hartford, Connecticut - The state capital, has a population of approximately 125,000 residents. Home to Armsmear, the historic residence of industrialist Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, Hartford now hosts major corporations, including Aetna, Cigna, United Technologies and Bank of America. It is also a city of neighborhoods from Little Italy in the South End to the ornate homes of Keney Park to Upper Albany, known for its Caribbean restaurants. Hartford is home to the Mark Twain House & Museum, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, the renowned Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the Connecticut Science Center. Hartford has good public and private schools, as well as higher-education institutions, including Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Hartford is served by major highways, Amtrak, Connecticut Transit and Bradley International Airport.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email docopps@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-23

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