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Physician- Palliative Care

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting Palliative Medicine Physicians to join established program in Delaware

Board Certified/Board Eligible Hospice & Palliative Medicine Physicians are encouraged to apply - Palliative experience a plus!

Why ChristianaCare?
Join Delaware's premier health system while providing care and comfort to patients with advanced chronic and serious illnesses including heart failure, COPD, and cancer
Take advantage of an established and growing program that includes a "high-performance team" commitment with nine physicians and eight advanced professionals; in addition to an interdisciplinary team of caregivers that include chaplains, social workers, nurses, medical assistants, and office assistants
Choose to work in the inpatient or outpatient setting and enjoy the opportunity to teach palliative medicine fellows
President/CEO Dr. Janice Nevin named among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in 2022 By Modern Healthcare
Achieved Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award In 2021
Live and work within 1 hour of Philadelphia and Baltimore, 2 hours from New York City and Washington D.C.
Supportive and Palliative Care Program has a leading Fellowship Program in Hospice and Palliative Care in the Delaware Valley region

Compensation & benefits package include:
Base salary, annual bonus incentive, plus sign-on bonus
Health, dental and vision benefits
Six weeks + of Paid Time Off plus one week of CME time
403b, 457b, and Defined Contribution Plans
Fully paid malpractice insurance
12 weeks paid parental leave

About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.

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EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 996024

Posted On: Jun 30, 2022

Updated On: Jul 30, 2022