Palliative Care Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Fresno, California
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 14, 2022
Ref
2113920
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Saint Agnes Medical Foundation has a full-time physician opportunity in its Inpatient Palliative Care Program based at Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno in California's Central Valley.

Saint Agnes Medical Center is a 436-bed, state-of-the-art medical center campus bringing together the most advanced equipment and facilities, and the expertise of top-ranked physicians and staff. The Saint Agnes Pain and Palliative Care Team may consult with patients, families and other healthcare team members to treat pain and other symptoms, help with discussion of goals and wishes or provide extra support to help families find needed resources to assist in caring for their loved one.

The well-qualified candidate must have either completed an ACGME accredited fellowship program in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or have a minimum of one year experience working as a Palliative Medicine physician. Saint Agnes welcomes candidates who have completed an accredited residency training program in the specialties of either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Palliative Care physician to join Saint Agnes Medical Foundation.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

This opportunity offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for the right physician including:

  • Base Salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Days
  • Malpractice Insurance and Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Expense Reimbursement
  • CME Allowance

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Saint Agnes Medical Center (SAMC) - Founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1929, Saint Agnes Medical Center has grown from a 75-bed to a 436-bed, state-of-the-art Medical Center campus - bringing together the most advanced equipment and facilities and the expertise of top-ranked physicians and staff. Among numerous healthcare quality awards and distinctions, Saint Agnes was named the Best Hospital in The Fresno Bee s Central Valley s People Choice Awards for the eighth straight year (2005-2012) as well as the Consumer Choice Award winner among the best hospitals in the country eighteen years in a row (1996-2013) by the National Research Corporation (NRC).

Saint Agnes Medical Center is recognized as the San Joaquin Valley's premier healthcare provider of cardiovascular, oncology, neurological, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, and general surgery services. It also operates the Saint Agnes Home Health/Hospice, Holy Cross Center for Women (a safe haven for women and children in need), Holy Cross Clinic at Poverello House (a medical and dental clinic for homeless persons), as well as many other programs and services.

For 85 years, Saint Agnes has remained faithful to its healing mission - committed to excellence in providing compassionate, high quality, cost-effective health care. Saint Agnes Medical Center is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information about Saint Agnes Medical Center, please visit www.samc.com

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Fresno, California - Located in beautiful Central California s San Joaquin Valley, Fresno is only a two-hour drive from Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park, and one hour from the Sierra National Forest. It is the business, financial, cultural, and entertainment capital of the Valley, and is host to a variety of natural wonders. An abundance of restaurants, theaters and cinemas, casinos, malls, and many family activities make living in Fresno enjoyable and easy.

Fresno is the Central Valley s largest metropolitan city (fifth largest in the State and thirty-fourth largest in the United States) with county population of approximately 950,000 and located in the middle of California - both east-west and north-south.

Fresno enthusiasts enjoy an active and fun lifestyle with nearly 70 beautiful parks. Recreational opportunities abound in the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains, foothills, lakes, rivers, forests and lush countryside. Outdoor activities range from skiing, white-water rafting and rock climbing to camping, horseback riding, hiking, sailing, boating, biking, ATV riding, canoe trips and kayaking. Fishing and hunting are also popular pastimes for locals and visitors alike. Spectator sports include the California State University-Fresno Bulldogs and the Triple A Minor League Grizzlies, farm team to the San Francisco Giants.

In addition to the beautiful outdoors, Fresno boasts a diverse offering of cultural arts, museums, entertainment options, shopping, wineries and cultural wonders - all available to those who choose to make their home in Fresno. Known for its Mediterranean climate, Fresno is an ethnically diverse market with a strong agri-business base. Fresno is a shining example of people coming together from different faiths, races, age groups, genders and socioeconomic status to make their world a better place to live. More than 85 ethnic groups reside in the city of Fresno. Fresno was chosen as an All American City by the National Civic League.

Fresno is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family.

For more information on Fresno, visit www.fresnochamber.com.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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