Palliative Care - Medical Director

Gettysburg, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 54982

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Palliative Care Medical Director

WellSpan Health

 

WellSpan Health, a sophisticated medical community in south central Pennsylvania, is seeking a part-time physician to serve as Palliative Care Medical Director for the system.  WellSpan encompasses a large area including Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Adams and Franklin Counties.

 

About the Position

  • Part-time employed position with WellSpan Medical Group (WMG)
  • WMG currently employs 1,500 providers
  • Experience in hospice and/or palliative care is required
  • Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred
  • Will report to the Medical Director of Post-Acute Services and Continuing Care
  • 50% (10 hours per week) of the physician’s time will be administrative
  • The remaining 10 hours will clinically support the Palliative Care program in Gettysburg
  • CRNPs provide primarily inpatient services and one day per week of outpatient
  • Palliative Care office is located on the campus of Gettysburg Hospital
  • The physician will help educate fellow WMG providers re: timely referrals to hospice
  • Large referral base of WMG primary care and specialty providers
  • Multidisciplinary team strives to avoid hospital admissions during last months of life
  • Excellent support from WMG leadership and an experienced Senior Practice Manager

Benefits

  • Competitive salary & generous signing bonus
  • Benefits including a rich retirement plan (6% employer contribution)
  • Five weeks of scheduled time off & six paid holidays
  • Full relocation (pack & move) at no cost
  • Malpractice with tail coverage

Lifestyle/Community

  • Abundant outdoor activities include golf, fishing and hiking the nearby Appalachian Trail
  • Family oriented community with excellent public and private schools
  • Close proximity to Baltimore/DC metro areas

 

For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more, please contact

Ann Reid, Physician Recruiter Phone: 717-812-4377

E-mail: areid2@wellspan.org

Required Skills

Must be BC/BE. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Pennsylvania medical license.


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Ann  Reid, FASPR
Ann Reid, FASPR
Physician Recruiter
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