Pediatric Palliative Care/Complex Care Physician (Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Chi...

Employer
Providence
Location
Spokane, Washington
Posted
Nov 08, 2021
Closes
Nov 08, 2022
Ref
2124570
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Sacred Heart Children's Hospital is seeking a board-certified pediatrician to continue the growth of care for patients with medically complex and palliative-care needs. Sacred Heart Children's Hospital provides comprehensive and coordinated care for children with complex medical needs in a consultative model, in collaboration with community and specialty providers. This physician roll will be providing medical consultation to children with complex health care and end-of-life needs.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the care of children with medical complexity, symptom management and end of life care preferred
  • Potential for split position between pediatric hematology/oncology and palliative care for applicants that are double boarded.
  • Position provides out-patient and in-patient consultations
  • Team consists of 3 pediatric RN coordinators, 1 pediatric social worker and 1 pediatric palliative/complex care physician

Where You'll Work

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital has 644 beds, a medical staff of more than 900 and a service area with a population around 1.5 million. Sacred Heart offers some of the Northwest's most advanced services, including minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures, robotic surgery and sophisticated diagnostic technologies. With a world-class research department, excellent residency programs, and specialized centers for orthopedics, women's health, the neurosciences and more, it is a medical leader on many fronts.

Where You'll Live

Spokane, in eastern Washington, offers a high quality of life to its 208,000 residents, with some of the nation's cleanest air and water, responsible development and a mild, four-season climate. Its affordable housing, growing arts and theater community and excellent higher education campuses make it a prime destination for families and working professionals. Outdoor enthusiasts relish Spokane's prime location, with over 60 miles of biking and hiking trails, exceptional skiing and whitewater rafting.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 16785

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