Kapi'olani Medical Specialists is seeking a full-time palliative care physician to serve as a member of the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Service at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children. Clinic responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient services, building effective relationships with consulting physicians to ensure communication and follow-up, and creating a culture of collaboration among specialists, primary care physicians, nurses, social work, case management, pharmacy and other staff to meet the needs of patients and families. Also participates in research projects, hospital committees and community outreach. Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children is certified in advance Palliative Care by the Joint Commission.
Hospice or palliative care experience required, and administrative leadership preferred.
Graduate of an accredited school of medicine.
Board-certified in pediatric, internal medicine, family practice or related specialty required.
Board-certified or eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine required.
Must have current, valid and unrestricted medical license.
Substantial opportunities for teaching, including supervision of fellows, house staff and medical students.
Leadership opportunities within performance measurement/quality improvement.
Internal Number: PallCare
About Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children
Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children, whose mission is to create a healthier Hawaii, is well recognized as Hawaii's leader in the care of women, infants and children. It is Hawaii's only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is also a tertiary care, medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services for patients throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric and adult care, critical care air transport, and high-risk perinatal care. More than 1,600 employees and 660 physicians provide specialty care at Kapi'olani.