Palliative Care Physician

Bridgeport, CT
Aug 28, 2019

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Overview

Physician Opportunity – Palliative Care

Bridgeport Hospital

 

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 part time clinical faculty appointment with Yale. The program is growing, with opportunity for outpatient work as well.  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 recently recognized for the 2018 Empathy Amplified Award from the Cleveland Clinic for innovative programs and highly empathetic patient/family centered care

We are seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible internal medicine or family medicine 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.

To learn more, please contact:

Dr. Kristin Edwards, Medical Director of Palliative Care Kristin.Edwards@bpthosp.org

Or Staff Physician Recruiter at Sophie.Kotomski@ynhh.org   203-502-6537

 

 

To 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.

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Job Info

Job: 8203

Department: NEMG MC Palliative Care
Category: PHYSICIANS
Sub Category: DOCTOR
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 40

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