ChristianaCare, a three hospital, 1,300 bed healthcare system in Delaware, is actively recruiting for the Medical Director Palliative Medicine . This leader will oversee a large, well established clinical team that includes six Physicians, 10 Advanced Practice Clinicians, three RN Navigators, chaplain and chaplain residents and several Medical Assistants and Office Assistants. The program includes a busy inpatient consult service in the Christiana Hospital (906 beds; Newark campus) and Wilmington Hospital (321 beds: Wilmington campus), services at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center (Newark campus) and services in primary care practices, specialty practices and In-Home services.
The position is split 60% clinical and 40% administrative. This leader also serves as the Section Chief Hospice and Palliative Medicine in the Department of Medicine.
Join a dynamic team with organizational support for continued growth and expansion.
Advance progressive initiatives in progress with collaborative partners in Heart Failure, COPD, Adult CF Clinic and Home Visits.
Oversee a comprehensive palliative care program for cancer patients including multidisciplinary clinics with physical therapy, behavioral health, nutrition and genetic counseling on site.
Clinical research opportunities exist with resources provided by ChristianaCare's Value Institute.
HPM accredited fellowship in conjunction with Nemours Children's Health System and Sidney Kimmel Medical College of TJU (1 adult or 1 pediatric fellow per year).
CCHS residents and interns on service
Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Three years clinical work experience
Leadership experience including experience leading teams
Knowledge of fellowship and hospital regulatory requirements
ChristianaCare, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 24th in the nation for hospital admissions (FY 2019). ChristianaCare is a major teaching hospital with three campuses (1,299 beds) and more than 260 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. With more than 12,000 caregivers, ChristianaCare is the largest private employer in Delaware.
Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley
You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.
Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.
Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.
Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.
Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax.
Internal Number: JR54562
About Christiana Care
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.