Christiana Care Health System is looking to hire a BC, fellowship trained, experienced Palliative Medicine Physician. Cancer experience is a plus but is NOT required.
The successful candidate will join an excellent team of 6 Palliative Medicine Physicians with minimal call coverage offering an ideal work/life balance.
This position will be an intricate part of our interdisciplinary team and begin building relationships with new patients on day one. The successful physician will participate in Tumor Boards, grand rounds, mentor fellows and work at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute; an outpatient center and a Center of Excellence.
This person will be joining a collegial group of over 25 employees comprised of 6 Palliative Medicine Physicians, NP's, PA's, RN's, MA's, social workers, nutritionists, behavioral health specialists, Chaplain and dedicated administrative staff.
Palliative is one of the four key pillars of Helen F Graham Cancer Center along with Chemo, Surgery and Radiation and will work in close collaboration to insure the voice of the patient is heard.
Lucrative salary offered with aggressive bonuses and comprehensive benefits package.
The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is part of a large 12,000 employee health system with multiple Centers of Excellence.
Exciting growth opportunity with upward advancement in a non-profit academic institution.
Opportunity to teach and mentor Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows.
Participate in scholarly activities and collaborate on clinical projects with other departments.
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country's largest health care providers. Comprised of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute and two hospitals on two campuses totaling more than 1,100 beds it is a major teaching hospital with more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows.
A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cancer, cardiology and women's health services. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6 th for admission of stroke patients.
Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City – all within a short drive or train ride from Wilmington, DE.
Internal Number: 44778BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.