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Palliative Care Physician/Site Leader – University of Vermont Health Network

University of Vermont Health Network
Middlebury, Vermont
Closing date
Oct 25, 2024

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Division of Hospice and Palliative Medicine within the Department of Family Medicine at UVMHN is on the lookout for a dedicated physician to expand our thriving palliative care program. As an integral member, you'll have the opportunity to shape and lead our initiatives at Porter Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital, and Helen Porter, a 98-bed skilled nursing facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inpatient palliative care consults at both PMC and Helen Porter.
  • Occasionally offer consults in outpatient or home settings.
  • Spearhead the evolution of Porter’s Palliative Care Program.
  • Oversee the fellowship program, devising clinical curriculum, and managing administrative tasks.
  • Engage in scholarly activities, ranging from curriculum development to quality improvement.

What We Offer:

  • Dynamic volunteer programming that amplifies our clinical services.
  • A growth-oriented environment, evident from our journey since 2017.
  • A role in the UVMHN Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship.


  • Board-certified/board eligible physician.
  • Prior experience in hospice & palliative care.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Passion for enhancing the mission of palliative care.

Commitment to Diversity:

The University of Vermont holds diversity and inclusion in high esteem. Candidates are expected to contribute actively to these principles. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any protected status.

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