Hospice and Palliative Care Physicians
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Department: General Internal Medicine
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Palliative Care Physician
Department of Internal Medicine
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, is seeking physicians board certified or board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine for full-time faculty positions. Fellowship training in Palliative Medicine is preferred, but experience or training may replace this requirement. The position requires an M.D. degree or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school and satisfactory completion of an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency program from an ACGME accredited program. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience. Candidate must be eligible for Texas medical licensure.
UT Southwestern is a progressive academic medical center that includes two brand new, state-of-the- art hospitals (Clements University Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital) and an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The campus is part of one of the largest most successful Medicare ACO’s and is actively involved in implementing the Oncology Care Model. The hospital-based Palliative Care services include dedicated support staff, including APP’s, social workers, chaplains, nursing staff and pharmacy support.
The responsibilities of these faculty positions include attending on the inpatient palliative care consultation service, sharing in the ambulatory care practice, supervising and instructing palliative care fellows and other trainees, supervising APP’s, and participating in the clinical, educational, and research activities of the Service. We seek highly motivated physician leaders to support the growth of our palliative care program.
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