Palliative Care Medical Director opportunity with Orlando Health Cancer Institute
Orlando, Florida, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Administrative/CEO
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location 32806, Orlando, Florida, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/16/24

Supportive & Palliative Care Medical Director opportunity to join our Orlando Health Cancer Institute, located in the heart of Orlando, Florida.

Orlando Health offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that's right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

The Orlando Health Palliative Care program has an integrated, patient-centric, and interdisciplinary model of care distributed throughout the Central Florida region.

By joining Orlando Health, you will receive many great benefits, to include:

  • Guaranteed base compensation
  • Signing and other bonuses
  • CME paid time off and stipend
  • Much more!

The goal at Orlando Health is to provide patients with easy access to highly qualified physicians focused on an excellent patient experience, while delivering world-class quality care.

Position Description:

  • The candidate will build effective relationships with referring physicians, identify opportunities to improve patient care, and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the service.
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate best practices and actively engage in teaching other team members and learners in the process.
  • Collaborate with others as appropriate to ensure that clinical protocols, utilization review, case management, quality assurance, and compliance programs are implemented according to hospital policies.
  • Be a part of the large and strong academic community hospitals in the region, ability to care for medically complex patients including cancer, cardiology, and intensive care.
  • The position will include clinical and administrative time allotment.
  • The Program Director will be a highly regarded clinician and academic leader with a collaborative, team-based leadership style, and the ability to build relationships and lead through influence.
  • He/she must also be operationally savvy, with the business acumen and cultural sensitivity to lead within a complex environment.
  • The Director will be responsible for clinical, academic, and administrative activities of the program and therefore must possess a breadth of skills, including deep knowledge of clinical practice; a strong commitment to training and career development of residents and faculty; and demonstrated leadership and administrative ability in the clinical enterprise.

Position Highlights:

There are specific areas of focus that provide the Director of Supportive & Palliative Care with an opportunity to bring change to the Program. The following are of particular importance:

  1. Expand supportive and palliative care services throughout the hospital system, both inpatient and outpatient.
  2. Drive quality improvement programs throughout the enterprise improving patient outcomes, patient experience and utilization metrics.
  3. Evaluate programmatic financial condition and work to drive efficiencies and effectiveness in Palliative and Supportive Care.
  4. Work closely with other service lines and and administration to develop supportive care services that are fully integrated and collaborative in the enterprise.
  5. Develop and build new signature clinical programs that distinguish the program and Orlando Health and serve patients.
  6. Ensure continued excellence in education, bringing innovation to the training programs and enhancing its attractiveness among its peers nationally.
  7. Grow the research enterprise of the program with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational clinical research programs.
  8. Recruit and develop high caliber program leaders, faculty members and residents who have a commitment to the importance of the academic missions of clinical care, education, and research.

As an Orlando Health Supportive & Palliative Care physician leader, you will:

  • Be a part of a nationally recognized health system and one of the largest providers of health services in the Central Florida region.
  • With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise. Enjoy a rich career and a quality of life unique to Orlando and the Central Florida region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Practice Highlights

  • Thriving physician-led, professionally managed healthcare system.
  • Excellent brand recognition, with new patients seeking out Orlando Health Cancer Institute for their care.
  • Integrated multidisciplinary and sub-specialized practice environment.
  • Great payors mix with patients from top Orlando employers and Orlando Health team members.
  • Robust operational support and resources in a collaborative work environment.
  • Dynamic administration that fosters physician autonomy when it comes to clinical decision making and patient outcomes.
  • Opportunity for growth and leadership development.
  • Opportunity to participate in teaching and academics within a robust Hematology/Oncology fellowship program
  • Opportunity to expand an active research and innovation program.

Why join Orlando Health Cancer Institute?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

Who We Are

Orlando Health Cancer Institute is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the individuals and communities we serve. Our mission is to deliver the right treatment and best possible care to every patient. We treat everyone like a member of our own family with personalized, accessible, and innovative cancer care. We provide compassionate and individualized services based on the patient’s specific cancer. Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare systems providing access to nearly two million Central Florida residents and has provided care for more than 4,600 international visitors annually. The home of the Orlando Health Cancer Institute is the state-of-the-art Charles Lewis Pavilion, a 220,000 square-foot structure completed in 2003. In addition to 60 private inpatient beds, the 10-story comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer institute contains all ambulatory and other services required for cancer care from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and follow up. Our main cancer center in the Lewis Pavilion is adjacent to a level-one trauma center, ORMC, with over 800 in-patient beds. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, therapists, researchers, and counselors. The Orlando Health Cancer Institute uses a specialized multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of cancer. This offers our patients the best opportunity for an accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment available.

Our community includes research associates, scientists, doctors, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers and an extensive support staff. We are united by our desire to find cures, save lives and transform the future of health. Every discovery we make and every new treatment we create gives people the chance to live longer, better, and more fully.

The Orlando Health Environment

We want our employees to enjoy all aspects of their professional and personal lives. Recognizing the value in diverse perspectives, we have programs that leverage engagement by bringing our professional community together. In the Orlando Health environment, new employee partnerships thrive, with no barriers to freely sharing knowledge. And, in the same way we view patient care from a broad perspective, Orlando Health encourages its employees, too, to enhance their view, by increasing their knowledge continually. Here at OHCI, you will find great opportunities to provide fulfilling service, and to enjoy workplace satisfaction.

Orlando Florida Community Information

  • There is no state income tax.
  • Greater Orlando offers direct access to Florida’s world-famous theme parks and attractions.
  • Our lifestyle options have something for everyone, from the downtown districts for those enjoying a trendy urban flair, to family-oriented communities with top rated public and private schools.
  • Ample outdoor activities including large public parks for your kids and pets, hiking and biking trails, abundant lake access for kayaking, fishing, and paddle-boarding, with Florida’s beautiful beaches only an hour away.