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(Archived) Palliative Care - Director - Shady Grove Medical Center

Last Updated: 10/7/19

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Palliative Care Medical Director. Provider must be IM/FP trained and BC/BE in palliative care.

The ideal candidate will lead the in-patient palliative care program working with an advance practice provider on all consults received. This medical director will participate in the palliative care committee in the cancer center and collaborate with other USACS hospitalist and ICU providers to provide the best possible patient experience. 

Hospital
  • 275-bed acute care hospital is part of the Adventist HealthCare System
  • Medical staff of over 1,000 physicians
Hospitalist Service
  • 26 Physician/APP provider hospitalist team
  • Dedicated Nocturnist
  • 24-hr Intensivists onsite presence
  • Average daily encounters: 165
  • Team is supported by IAC RN to facilitate operations
  • Block scheduling
  • Team approach model with Hospitalist, Critical Care and Emergency Department under one IAC Director
Emergency Department
  • ED Volume: 72,000
  • 66-bed ED
  • 61 Hours of Physician coverage and 43 hours of APP coverage
  • Cerner EMR System
  • CT Scanner and X-ray suite dedicated to ED patients
  • 24-hour radiology reads and ultrasound
Pediatric Emergency Department
  • PED sees approximately 21,000 children each year
  • The Pediatric ED is supported by pediatric medical and surgical specialist including surgeons, radiologists and anesthesiologists
Observation Unit
  • 18-bed Observation Unit exclusively for emergency medicine patients
  • Approximately 4,000 obs patients/year
  • Average patient length of stay <20 hours
  • National observation program support and oversight
Community Located just 22 miles north of Washington, D.C., Rockville’s wealth of restaurants, parks, galleries, museums, theaters and historic sites make it a very popular location for families, businesses and young professionals alike. Montgomery County is consistently rated highly among the nation’s public-school systems. Rockville residents enjoy the lifestyle of a close-knit community lifestyle with easy access to the amenities of Washington, D.C.

Benefits:

• Equity for all full-time physicians

• Industry-leading, company funded 401k

• Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)

• Outstanding Professional development programs

• Student loan refinancing as low as 2.99%

• Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave

• Pioneering Paid Military Leave 

• Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)

• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage

• The best medical malpractice including tail coverage

• Location flexibility and stability of a national group

Company Details


US Acute Care Solutions

Canton, Ohio, United States

US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) is committed to protecting and continually improving the quality of patient care. It’s the reason we formed our group and the driving force behind everything we do. Putting ownership in the hands of physicians and patient care at the forefront of every decision we make, we are growing to meet the needs of the changing industry and developing innovative ways to...