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Palliative Care - San Francisco, CA

Sutter West Bay Medical Group
San Francisco, California
Closing date
Feb 6, 2025

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Opportunity Information

AOT Palliative Care, San Francisco

Opportunity Information:

Sutter West Bay Medical Group (SWBMG) is seeking a Palliative Medicine Physician in our Advanced Organ Therapy (AOT) Clinic. Work in one of th
most desirable cities in the United States in close proximity to Silicon Valle
with easy access to beaches, mountain recreation, the Sonoma wine region, an
world-class restaurants. Experience exceptional work-life balance to enjoy al
the area has to offer.

Location: 1100 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA

Opportunity details:

Medical Care Delivery: Opportunity to provide outpatient Palliative Medicine evaluation and follow-up care for patients being followed in the AOT clinic for either liver failure, heart failure, or advanced GI malignancy, including pre-transplant evaluation when required. There is an option for inpatient coverage when patients are hospitalized, if desired for continuity, and patients may also be referred to our robust inpatient PC team.

Goal Support Care: Facilitate discussions regarding goals of care and advance care planning, assist with complex care coordination and provide support with medical decision-making for patients and their families.

Symptom Management: Provide pain and symptom management support for established AOT patients.

Team Integration: Join a well-established Palliative Medicine department, with a rich 15+ year history, which now includes 6 physicians across 3 hospital campuses and outpatient cancer services and an inpatient Palliative Care Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Collaborate extensively with multi-disciplinary AOT team, community physicians, social workers, chaplains, and administrators.
Educational Opportunity: Engage in resident education with opportunity to participate in research.

Technological Interface: Use an integrated EMR system (EPIC) across both the clinic and hospital.

Program Integration: Enjoy the perks of a well-established program with superior administrative support.


  • ACGME Fellowship Training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Board Certified or Eligible
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
  • At least 2 years of post-fellowship clinical practice in Palliative Medicine, including outpatient experience, strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with Transplant program preferred.

Sutter West Bay Medical Group

Sutter West Bay Medical Group (SWBMG) serves 200 physicians practicing in 25 specialties across Northern California. SWBMG's mission is to provide integrated, comprehensive, world class, patient centered medical care, while advancing medical knowledge and educating tomorrow's physician leaders.

Sutter West Bay Medical Group is affiliated with Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, a not-for-profit health care organization which provides operational support, allowing clinicians to focus on delivering exceptional patient care.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Shareholder potential following 36 months of service.
  • Generous benefits package, vacation policy, and CME allowance
  • Robust retirement plan
  • Malpractice tail coverage
  • Relocation allowance

* It is the policy of the Sutter West Bay Medical Group (SWBMG) to provide equal employment for all qualified individuals; to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, disability or status as a veteran or a disabled veteran. We promote the full realization of equal employment opportunities through a positive continuing program within our service area. Equal employment opportunities apply to every aspect of SWBMG s employment policies and practices.


For additional information regarding this position:

Jamiya Snell
Recruiting Specialist

Community Information

San Francisco is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and is renowned for its temperate weather, steep rolling hills, unique architecture, arts and culture, and fine dining. The population is very diverse and there is high demand for primary care.

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