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Hospice and Palliative Care

JOB-2656425

Palliative Care Medical Director for Developing Program in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted 114 days ago
Permanent
Tennessee

Quick Facts

  • Excellent base salary, bonus incentives, and benefits package
  • Premier healthcare network is developing their palliative care program
  • Medical director position approximately 60% patient care and 40% administrative
  • Support from administration, hospital medicine, specialists, APPs, and clinical team
  • Supervise, train, and mentor palliative care NPs
  • Monday to Friday day schedule with flexible hours
  • Minimal to no call as the NPs will cover
  • Live and practice in Knoxville with close to 1 million service area population
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Description

A new medical director position is available to lead and develop a new program in eastern Tennessee. Your schedule will be Monday through Friday with daytime hours that are flexible from 8 am to 4 pm or similar depending on the day and meetings or responsibilities. There will be minimal to no call as the NPs will cover that. The position is approximately 60% patient care and 40% administrative/training responsibilities. See palliative patients (high acuity) at the hospital or at post-acute facilities. They are looking physicians with palliative or palliative/hospice experience that can continue to grow the program with strong support from administration, hospital medicine team, specialists, advanced practice providers, and the clinical team. A fellowship trained palliative/hospice candidate is preferred, but they will consider a non-fellowship if the candidate has 3 plus years of experience.

This employed opportunity has a competitive base salary plus a bonus incentive plan. You will also be offered medical/dental/vision benefits, life insurance, long-term disability, vacation/holidays, relocation assistance, a sign-on bonus, annual CME stipend, a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, and malpractice insurance.

Come live and practice in one of the largest cities in Tennessee. You will be able to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains, activities and sports with the University, historic neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, well-known golf courses, and a renovated downtown.

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you, contact CompHealth for more information about this position and to discuss other jobs that fit your life, your goals, and your schedule.

To get started, contact Gary Nishizaki directly at 954.837.2697 or send your CV to gary.nishizaki@comphealth.com. Refer to job number 2656425.

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