Essentia Health is seeking a Palliative Care Physician to join our innovative, dynamic, rapidly growing Supportive and Palliative Care Program with planned expansion in the outpatient setting.
Full-time, Mon-Fri – no nights or weekends
No call immediately but will be enacted in the future with opportunity to help build and influence call schedule
Opportunity to participate in the development of outpatient and community palliative care program development
Leadership role in outpatient setting. We envision our program to serve oncology and then other specialties over time.
Opportunity exists to practice inpatient as well as outpatient palliative care medicine, if desired.
Close collaboration and support from current physician-led inpatient team including two fellowship trained physicians, certified palliative care social worker and nurse practitioner
Administrative approval to build interdisciplinary outpatient team including full-time outpatient palliative care social worker, palliative care chaplain and program coordinator position over the next few years
Hospital employed position
Certified as HIMSS EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Level 7 for both our Inpatient and Ambulatory facilities
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
Located on beautiful Lake Superior near the famous Boundary Water’s Canoe Area, 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: 460,000
150 miles north of the north of Minneapolis/St. Paul
BC/BE in Palliative Medicine, Fellowship preferred. Significant experience in palliative medicine, oncology, hospice or geriatrics strongly considered.
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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About Essentia Health
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be “Here With You” in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.