Hospice/Palliative Care

Employer
Spectrum Health Lakeland
Location
Shoreham, Michigan
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Closes
Sep 24, 2021
Ref
2056413
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Help us meet the needs of hospice & palliative care patients in our community.  Join the dedicated team of providers at Caring Circle. If you have a passion for helping patients and families manage complex, multi-dimensional challenges in a variety of settings, this is the opportunity for you! 

Committed to compassionate excellence, we are a creative and growing hospice & palliative care team that provides system-wide end-of-life and supportive care.  Seeking a dynamic, patient-centered, full-time physician to help continue building our vision for the future. Desire candidates who are fellowship trained and board certified or board eligible in hospice and palliative medicine.

Our team includes a physician and advanced practitioners – in addition to social workers and spiritual caregivers seeing patients in a variety of settings.  This includes inpatient, long-term care, assisted living, in-home and at our Hanson Hospice Center.  Inpatient includes support from our excellent Hospitalist and Intensivist teams.  Monday – Friday schedule typically 8:00am to 5:00pm, plus call coverage.

Enjoy the support and expertise of Caring Circle, a Spectrum Health Lakeland affiliate, which has been providing care in our community for over 35 years.  Caring Circle is dedicated to serving our neighbors throughout southwest Michigan. As the largest and most experienced community-based palliative care and hospice organization in the area, we offer a quality-of-life focused continuum of care that includes Transitions, HouseCalls, Hospice & Palliative Care, and Bereavement Services.

Spectrum Health Lakeland, ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals® in the nation by IBM Watson Health™ in 2019, is a teaching hospital offering residencies in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.  We also host 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University College of Medicine.

Spectrum Health Lakeland, ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals® in the nation by IBM Watson Health™ in 2019, is a teaching hospital offering residencies in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.  We also host 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University College of Medicine. 

We are part of Spectrum Health, a $6.9 Billion integrated health system, with an award-winning health plan, teams of nationally recognized doctors, and providers and a network of hospitals and care facilities in Southwest and West Michigan. 

Recruitment & Benefits Package

  • Competitive market-based compensation
  • Generous signing bonus
  • Residency/fellowship stipend
  • Health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance/retirement benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance provided in accordance with policy
  • Interview expenses covered

 

Southwest Michigan is home to Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Headquarters and Andrews University – one of the most diverse college campuses in the United States.  One of the most affordable places to live in Michigan, we offer a peaceful, relaxed quality of life on the shores of Lake Michigan, with access to excellent public and parochial schools and a wide variety of outdoor and cultural activities only 90 minutes from downtown Chicago.

You'll also find a diverse medical staff who care deeply about serving our close-knit community, and many providers who support and participate in medical missions all over the world. 

Spectrum Health Lakeland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  Learn more at eeoc.gov.

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