Palliative Care Physician, Quality Improvement and Care Coordination Program

University Medical Partners, Inc.
Newark, California
May 07, 2021
May 07, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Palliative Care Physician, Quality Improvement and Care Coordination Program

University Medical Partners, Inc.

Newark, CA (with travel to various Bay Area locations)

University Medical Partners (UMP), a partner of Stanford Medicine, is seeking a full-time experienced BC/BE Palliative Care Physician. Position is based in Newark, CA with travel to various community-based clinics, acute care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and/or patient homes throughout the Bay Area.

Position Details:

  • Full time is 36 patient contact hours
  • Provide comprehensive care coordination and Palliative Medicine consultations for the high-risk high-needs patients managed by the UHA Accountable Care Division Care Management Program (ACD-CM) and the UHA/UMP Community-Based Palliative Medicine Department (PMNWK)
  • Provide direct patient care and support of clinical team and resources caring for current and prospective ACD-CM and Palliative Medicine patients
  • Provide support to NP/PA s, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, care coordinators and others. This includes providing oversight, education, and team building.
  • Participate with UHA Accountable Care and health plans to determine the optimum support for patients considering care coordination and/or Palliative Medicine consultations options available in communities, in plans, or other parts of Stanford Health Care
  • Specific responsibility for the coordination of medical care and support services rendered by members of the ACD-CM and the PMNWK team
  • Collaborate with the Administrative team to ensure proper functioning of the day-to-day operations
  • Call Schedule is 1:3

Why practice with us?

  • Competitive salary and generous benefit package including 401k, malpractice coverage and more
  • Collaborative and collegial environment
  • Physician-led and managed Medical Group
  • Partner with Stanford University School of Medicine
  • We utilize EPIC as our electronic medical record
  • Relocation allowance

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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