Job ID: 290111964  |  Last Updated: 3/1/2023

Full Time Palliative/Hospice Physician Needed for #1 City to Live in US

Huntsville Hospital
Huntsville, AL
Applicant Contact
Tina Baker
Physician Recruiter

Job Description

Palliative Care Physician Opportunity

Seeking Palliative Medicine Physician for Huntsville Hospital
Clinical Duties to include inpatient consults with some hospice coverage
Interdisciplinary team with NPs, Music Therapy, SWs and Chaplains
Provision to include call rotation with program expansion
Future plans for Community-based Palliative Care

This employed position offers an excellent compensation package including paid vacation, CME allowance, relocation allowance, health, dental, life and malpractice insurance, and a 401k plan with employer contribution. Huntsville Hospital is a 971 bed, Level I Trauma and Regional Referral Center. The hospital has EMR, 24/7 in-house Hospitalist, Radiology, Cardiology, Trauma, Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Coverage.

Professional Skills/Qualifications:

MD or DO from accredited medical school
Board certification in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Ideal candidate with Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Alabama Medicine License
DEA License
Communicate efficiently with patients, families and team
Expertise in symptom management for patients with serious illness
Effective collaboration within an interdisciplinary framework
Demonstrate a desire to help increase Palliative Care access in the community
Participate with staff education and mentoring
Willingness to supervise residents
Comfortable supervising advanced practice providers

Huntsville is situated in the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Alabama, and with the highest per capita income in the southeast, Huntsville is the best place to live, learn and work. We are a community on the move, rich with values and traditions while progressing with new ideas, exciting technologies and creative talents. With a population of 400,000+ in the metro area, we are a high-tech, family oriented, diverse community with excellent schools, dining and entertainment.

Huntsville, AL:
Huntsville ranks No. 7 Best Place to Live in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report
Huntsville named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Raise Children in the U.S. by Business Week
The Future of Tech is in Three Cities, including Huntsville The Wall Street Journal
Huntsville City Schools named National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Madison City Schools is Top Producer of National Merit Students in the state.
Madison City Schools ranked 2nd best in the entire state.

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