Job ID: 13270
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: Variable
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is passionate about growing the palliative care and hospice services in Southwest Washington. The PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Palliative Care team is dedicated to easing the fears, anxieties, and discomforts that occur during the advanced stages of illness. The partnering hospitalists and specialists are familiar with palliative medicine, and they are eager for more on-the-ground resources to meet their patients’ needs. Southwest Medical Center (SWMC) provides comprehensive specialty care for more than 280,000 patients annually in Southwest Washington. One of Clark County’s largest employers, PeaceHealth Southwest offers dozens of medical specialty services and programs.
The Medical Director will be responsible for operational leadership for all palliative care services within the assigned region. Provides clinical leadership and expertise within the palliative care clinical team. Proactively identifies opportunities to improve the experience, efficiencies, and effectiveness of care for patients and families as well as the use of resources. Ensures compliance with legal, regulatory, policies, and procedures. Acts as a point person for palliative care education. The ideal candidate will be BC/BE in Hospice & Palliative Care, with experience in outpatient and inpatient settings.
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About Us: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Click here to view: PeaceHealth System At a Glance and our benefits offered
For more information, please apply today or contact: Lyndse Neppl, Physician Recruiter at [email protected]
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The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.