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Hospice and Palliative Care Physician

Essentia Health
Duluth, Minnesota
Closing date
Jun 4, 2025

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Essentia Health is seeking a Hospice and Palliative Care Physician to join our innovative, dynamic, rapidly growing Supportive, Palliative Care, and Hospice Program with planned expansion across the continuum of care.

    Split position: 0.4 FTE Hospice, and 0.4 FTE Palliative. Total of 0.8 FTE. The palliative care position will include both inpatient as well as outpatient palliative care with the opportunity to help further develop outpatient and community based palliative care. The hospice position will include inter-disciplinary team meetings, rounding at Solvay Hospice House, making home visits, and completing hospice certifications.The hospice program encompasses three sites with a total average daily census of 270. You will join a practice that includes two full-time MDs and five nurse practitioners. In Palliative Care, you will join a team of two full-time physicians, two part-time physicians and three nurse practitioners. The size of this team is expected to grow over the next several years as we expand our outpatient presence.You will be expected to participate in the hospice and palliative call schedule. The amount of call will be based on FTE. Call is currently taken from home. Leadership development opportunities are available if interested.Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.Brand new hospital recently completed in Duluth.

    BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Significant experience in palliative medicine, oncology, hospice, or geriatrics also considered. Open to consideration of dual appointments (for example, hospitalist, primary care.

    Located on beautiful Lake Superior near the famous Boundary Water s Canoe Area Wilderness, Home to world-class mountain biking, lakes, forests and endless outdoor actives, creating the setting for an exceptional quality of life.Duluth population: 86,000; Regional service area: 460,000150 miles north of the north of Minneapolis/St. Paul

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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