Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Palliative Medicine
Florida Hospital is seeking dynamic and hardworking Palliative Medicine physicians to join our team within our system in Orlando. Florida Hospital has a growing physician-led program that will give you the opportunity to work with our existing palliative care team. We direct inpatient consultation services at a tertiary hospital with a dedicated inpatient unit, with plans to roll-out outpatient clinics. This position comes with opportunities for mentorship, scholarship, working with team-based faculty, and a palliative fellowship. Team members include dedicated advanced practitioners, chaplains, child-life specialists, a pharmacist and case-managers. You will provide inpatient palliative consultation services to patients in a hospital setting. In addition, you will hold family meetings to discuss and clarify goals of care, as well as provide guidance and oversee symptom management in the inpatient and ambulatory setting. This program emphasizes patient and family-centered care and collaboration with a team of physicians from every specialty. There is an opportunity to work with residents and fellows.
Our current needs are at Florida Hospital East Orlando and an additional physician for Florida Hospital Celebration Health and Florida Hospital Kissimmee. At these locations, bilingual in Spanish is a plus, but not required.
Requirements of the position include:
- Board Certification/Eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards.
Working within a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, full support from hospital administration, and strong collegial partners within the Graduate Medical Education program make this an extremely enticing opportunity.
Florida Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is Adventist Health System. We have eight hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 24 total hospitals in the state. Our eight hospitals encompass over 2200 beds, 2200 physicians on our medical staff, 18,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.