Palliative Medicine and Hospice Opportunity
Mercy Health Physicians Youngstown is seeking a motivated and capable board eligible or board
certified Palliative Medicine & Hospice physician. The fulltime position is immediately available and
is well suited for an individual that is equally passionate about Palliative Medicine/Hospice and
who desires to be involved with our growing service. This position entails a clinical Palliative
Medicine focus with a mixture of inpatient and outpatient coverage. In addition, this position will
be involved in our newly accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program at our St.
Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.
Mercy Health Palliative Medicine Program was established in 2010. We currently provide inpatient
consultation to three Hospitals in the Mercy Youngstown system, operate two Outpatient Clinics,
and provide Community Based Palliative Care Services in-home and at local facilities.
Hospice of the Valley, Inc., a subsidiary of Mercy Health has served the community since 1979 as the
largest non-profit hospice in the area. Hospice of the Valley maintains a census averaging 170
patients per day, including a 16 bed Inpatient facility.
This is an employment opportunity. Highly completive salary, relocation and benefit package,
403B, retirement, potential sign on bonus, medical education loan repayment and other benefits.
About Mercy Health Youngstown:
Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, is an integrated health
system in the Mahoning Valley, which encompasses the Youngstown/Warren metropolitan area
Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties in Ohio. It is part of Mercy Health, which is
headquartered in Cincinnati and is the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic
health systems in the United States.
Mercy Health Youngstown provides a full spectrum of healthcare services acute inpatient and
trauma, outpatient and ambulatory, rehabilitation, behavioral, emergency and urgent care, primary
care physicians in patient-centered medical homes, specialist physician care, home health, home
medical equipment, long-term care and hospice care, as well as Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning
Valley. Learn more at www.mercy.com/Youngstown.
Mercy Health Physicians offers an extensive network of physicians and is the largest group in the
Mahoning Valley. Our team includes primary care physicians and a wide range of specialties.
Situated an hour s drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Youngstown is at the center of the Mahoning
Valley. With a population of 550,000, it s a comfortable and inviting community with excellent
schools and affordable housing, plus dozens of galleries, museums, performance venues and historic
Mahoning County is home to lush parks and miles of hiking and biking trails. Several nearby lakes
are great places to spend the day on the water. Plus, you re just an hour south of beautiful Lake Erie.
The Youngstown area has been ranked #4 in the country for top-quality public golf courses, with
more than a dozen to play.
Northeast Ohio is home to some of the finest domestic wineries in the country with varietals unique
to the climate. The local dining scene satisfies foodies with a wide variety of cuisine.
From the professional Youngstown Symphony Orchestra to the longest continually running
community theater in the U.S., the arts are playing an important part in the rebirth of the area. The
unique Butler Institute of American Art is home to over 20,000 works created solely by American
In addition to traditional malls, you ll find everything from Ohio s only indoor Amish Market to quaint
antique shops and one of Ohio s most unique farmers markets.
The area offers USHL hockey, Division 1 NCAA football and Class A baseball. It s easy to take in the
game of your choice close to home. For major league sports, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are just an hour
Youngstown is perfectly situated for those who like to travel with 3 international airports within an
hour s drive.
Please send CV to:
Christine Ruggieri, Physician Recruitment
Mercy Health Youngstown
Phone: 330-480-7863 | Fax: 330-480-3539
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