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Physician Opportunity - Palliative Care

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals - Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven Hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a physician-led, non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians. Join our growing Palliative Care team in Southwestern Connecticut. This position will provide inpatient consultative services at a 383 bed academic community hospital and satellite locations. You will join a well-established and respected team with full interdisciplinary support, including physician, APRN, social worker, and chaplain. There are many opportunities for clinical education and research, and the option exists for a clinical faculty appointment with Yale. The Section of Palliative Medicine works in close collaboration with a large Section of Geriatric Medicine and provides education to residents, fellows, nursing students, and social work students from many surrounding institutions including Yale. This team was recognized for the 2018 Empathy Amplified Award from the Cleveland Clinic for innovative programs and highly empathetic patient/family centered care. In 2019 they were awarded the Corman IMPACT Honors Award for their unique collaboration with the Connecticut's only burn center. We are seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible physician who has completed fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and reputable service that provides the following:

  • Collegial and supportive environment with access to resources and specialists across the continuum of care
  • Volunteer academic and research opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Flexible schedule to ensure work/life balance
  • Employment model with competitive compensation with excellent benefit and retirement plans including a pension and matching 403B, vacation, CME, malpractice including tail coverage and more! Located in the beautiful New England setting of New Haven and Fairfield Counties, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities with excellent school systems. There is quick access to New York City and Boston with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants.

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, Bridgeport , Physician Opportunity - Palliative Care, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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