We are seeking a Hospice & Palliative Care physician to join our expanding and innovative team!
Hospice & Palliative Care Highlights
Robust, interdisciplinary inpatient team providing palliative consultation throughout the health system in the Grand Rapids area
Inpatient Palliative Care consults provided on the oncology, cardiac and intensive care units, the acute care unit for the elderly, in the ED department and on the Supportive Care unit for acutely symptomatic patients on hospice care
Outpatient Palliative Care clinics for oncology and heart failure patients including telemedicine
High functioning, energetic interdisciplinary team including physicians, mid-levels, nursing, social work and chaplains
Advanced expertise in pain and symptom management with a holistic, team approach Integration with a national Palliative Care database providing leading quality metrics, benchmarks, expert level forums and educational activities
Excellence in patient directed care including goals of care discussions and advance care planning
Team of board certified physicians and a highly experienced advance practice providers
Collaboration with integrated Post-Acute Service Lines including home palliative care, home based primary care services, the Medicare Care Choices program and one of the largest hospice programs in the state
Partnership with several educational Institutions in the areas, providing opportunity for work with medical students, residents, and fellows
Research involvement as we develop best practice in symptom management, patient directed care and services that address social determinants of health
Aggressive plans for continued growth to meet the needs of the community and within the broader West Michigan area
Multiple practice options with great flexibility, tailored to meet your professional interests as well as formal leadership development opportunities available
Our providers are energized by high level of administrative involvement, mentoring resources, clerical and clinical support and team and system collaboration. The Grand Rapids area is a great place for families, offering some of the top-rated public and private schools, and a wide range of area attractions, including museums, theater, professional sporting events, concert venues, outdoor activities and amusement parks.
Basic Qualifications: Education - Medical Degree (MD or DO) in Medicine Current M.D. or D.O. license for the state of Michigan. Current State of Michigan and Federal Narcotics Licenses. Basic Life Support (BLS) Specific to SHMG 120 Days Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Specific to SHMG: ACLS required if stress test is performed or as required by specialty. 120 Days
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 49119
About Spectrum Health
Spectrum Health, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 30,000 compassionate professionals, 4,100 medical staff experts, 3,200 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 225 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings.
Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $457 million in community benefit in the last fiscal year. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $30 million in philanthropy in the most recent fiscal year to support research, academics, innovation and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.