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Physician - Palliative Care

Company: Yale-New Haven Health
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewPhysician Opportunity - Palliative Care - Per DiemBridgeport Hospital and Milford Hospital CampusDescriptionYale 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 to assist with coverage, inpatient at Bridgeport Hospital and Milford Campus.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.To learn more, please contact:Staff Physician Recruiter at Sophie.Kotomski@ynhh.orgTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.The Palliative Care Physician provides health assessment and direct care in all our practice environments to patients as part of the provider team. The Palliative Care Physician provides comprehensive medical services for patients, regardless of age or sex on a continuing basis by performing the following duties outlined in this document.EEO/AA/Disability/VeteranQualificationsEDUCATIONMDEXPERIENCEBoard Certified in Primary Specialty Board Certification or Board Eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with expectation of completion of Board Certification within a reasonable time frame.LICENSURECurrent Unrestricted CT medical license, DEA, CT Controlled Substance Registration (CSP)YNHHS Requisition ID99273

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

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