The Park Nicollet Hospice and Palliative Department seeks a Hospice Physician to join its collaborative care team. The Hospice Physician will provide direct patient care and symptom management to hospice patients while assuring care is in compliance with Medicare and other regulatory programs. The clinician will also serve as liaison between the primary physician and the hospice team, providing care and facilitating communication and continuity of the care plan. This person will function as a resource person on palliative care and the art of terminal care to the medical staff and other health professionals and volunteers. The clinician will also support the admission and care delivery process of hospice patients. Board certified or board eligible in hospice or palliative medicine is preferred but not required. Prior hospice experience highly desirable, with strong Family Medicine or Internal Medicine experience required. Position is a .8 FTE to 1.0 FTE.
We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We refer to this as “Head + Heart, Together,” and it exists to inspire constant improvement and lasting success. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do.
Park Nicollet Health Services, which includes Park Nicollet Clinic and Methodist Hospital, has been repeatedly recognized nationally for quality improvement and care activities. Park Nicollet Clinic is one of the largest multispecialty clinics in the United States, with over 700 clinicians providing care in 45 medical/surgical specialties and subspecialties. The Twin Cities are vibrant communities with excellent schools, parks, lakes, theater, professional sports and an international airport.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
current MD license
BC/BE in palliative/hospice medicine preferred but not required
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits including health, life, disability insurance, retirement savings plan with employer contribution & match, malpractice insurance & tail coverage, CME allowance
Park Nicollet Health Services is a nonprofit, integrated care system which includes Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, Park Nicollet Clinic, Park Nicollet Foundation and Park Nicollet Institute. We are one of the largest multispecialty groups in the nation, with 25 locations in Minneapolis, MN and surrounding suburbs. We offer 45 medical specialties and subspecialties supported by a state-of-the-ar...t electronic medical record. Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital is recognized as an area leader in cancer care, cardiovascular services, maternity care, neuro-rehabilitation medicine, and has been named for the past seven years as one of fifty Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Thomson Reuters. It also received the Joint Commission’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures Award for 2014, and was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2016 by Truven Health Analytics. As part of that distinction, we were named a top 20 teaching hospital - and were one of just 17 hospitals in the country to receive the Everest Award.Physicians enjoy both the integrated aspects of multi-specialty group practices as well as local benefit of an individual and departmental productivity based salary system. We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We refer to this as “Head + Heart, Together,” and it exists to inspire constant improvement and lasting success. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do. Minneapolis offers top notch education, extensive recreational and cultural activities, including orchestra, arts and theater, professional sports, the Mall of America, and a large international airport. There is something here for everyone, no matter what the season.