Medical Director Palliative Medicine
Company: Christiana Care Health System
Posted on: April 5, 2021
ChristianaCare, a three hospital, 1,300 bed healthcare system in
Delaware, is actively recruiting for the Medical Director
Palliative Medicine. This leader will oversee a large, well
established clinical team that includes six Physicians, 10 Advanced
Practice Clinicians, three RN Navigators, chaplain and chaplain
residents and several Medical Assistants and Office Assistants. The
program includes a busy inpatient consult service in the Christiana
Hospital (906 beds; Newark campus) and Wilmington Hospital (321
beds: Wilmington campus), services at the Helen F. Graham Cancer
Center (Newark campus) and services in primary care practices,
specialty practices and In-Home services. The position is split 60%
clinical and 40% administrative. This leader also serves as the
Section Chief Hospice and Palliative Medicine in the Department of
Medicine. Why ChristianaCare
- Join a dynamic team with organizational support for continued
growth and expansion.
- Advance progressive initiatives in progress with collaborative
partners in Heart Failure, COPD, Adult CF Clinic and Home
- Oversee a comprehensive palliative care program for cancer
patients including multidisciplinary clinics with physical therapy,
behavioral health, nutrition and genetic counseling on site.
- Clinical research opportunities exist with resources provided
by ChristianaCare's Value Institute.
- HPM accredited fellowship in conjunction with Nemours
Children's Health System and Sidney Kimmel Medical College of TJU
(1 adult or 1 pediatric fellow per year).
- CCHS residents and interns on service Position Qualifications
- Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Three years clinical work experience
- Leadership experience including experience leading teams
- Knowledge of fellowship and hospital regulatory requirements
ChristianaCare, is one of the country's largest health care
providers, ranking 24th in the nation for hospital admissions (FY
2019). ChristianaCare is a major teaching hospital with three
campuses (1,299 beds) and more than 260 Medical-Dental residents
and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for
excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The
system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults
and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and
Baltimore. With more than 12,000 caregivers, ChristianaCare is the
largest private employer in Delaware. Benefits of living in the
- You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and
enjoy reasonable commutes.
- Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent
restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and
some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
- Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.
- Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC,
Philadelphia and New York City.
- Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New
Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.
- Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax.
"ChristianaCare provides the resources and fosters open
communication and teamwork so that we may serve our patients in
Love and Excellence." Max J. Oran, M.D.
Primary Care and Hospital Medicine Quality & Patient Safety Report
Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities? At ChristianaCare,
we're committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We
believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters
collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know
that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality,
safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our
policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and
corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and
diversity throughout our system. Why do we embrace inclusion and
diversity? For the Love of Health. Delaware A Great Place To Live
Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and
entertainment events, housing options and educational
opportunities. Located on the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia
and Washington, D.C., our location provides easy access to two
international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state
area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and
colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ! Let's get to know
each other. Join our community to get updates and learn about
future positions! ChristianaCare is a private not-for-profit
regional health care system (tax exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code - ID Number 51-0103684) and relies in
part on the generosity of individuals, foundations and corporations
to fulfill its mission. To learn more about how you can support our
mission, please visit christianacare.org/donors . *ChristianaCare's
most recent Magnet -- designation includes Acute Care (Christiana
and Wilmington hospitals), Ambulatory Services and ChristianaCare
HomeHealth and runs to 2024.
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