Parkview Health is proudly committed to bringing the highest quality of care to northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. As the region’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees, we are dedicated to improving the health and inspiring the well-being of our community. Our health system is comprised of more than 800 world-class providers in more than 45 specialties in over 312 locations.
Ideal candidates will be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and have a desire to work as part of an interdisciplinary team. As part of our team, you will assist in providing care to patients at our two Fort Wayne hospitals, Parkview Regional Medical Center, and Parkview Hospital Randallia. Opportunities for outpatient work are also available.
Purpose of the Position
Provides clinical expertise within the Palliative Care and Hospice team
Proactively identifies opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of resource use
Builds effective relationships with referring physicians to ensure excellent follow-up regarding patient consults
Ensures compliance with legal, regulatory and clinical policies and procedures
Participation in strategic planning for the palliative care and hospice program
Provide outreach education to Parkview co-workers, community agencies and health care settings as appropriate
Assure that clinical protocols are implemented according to Parkview policies
Participate in quality assurance and peer review programs; assure compliance with and implantation of any resulting recommendations
Provide expert consultation for in-patients with serious, life threatening or end-of-life illness
Participate in on-call coverage
Document direct patient care services appropriately to support successful professional billing for services
Timely review and oversight of documentation of patient care by RN or NP
Attend interdisciplinary team meetings for palliative care and hospice as needed
Provide occasional home visits to patients
Manage palliative care patients’ pain and non-pain symptoms with medication and other interventions
Maintain effective working relationships with all Parkview co-workers, management and medical staff
Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
Board Certification or eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Excellent interpersonal communication and a desire to work cooperatively as part of an interdisciplinary team
As an employed physician of Parkview Health, you will be eligible for highly competitive salaries plus annual incentive compensation opportunity, commencement bonus, student loan assistance up to $150k, paid relocation, paid malpractice insurance and full benefit package including retirement contribution plan, flexible spending accounts, health insurance, life insurance, long and short term disability, dues, licensure & memberships, annual physician allowance (for CME’s and other qualified expenses) as well as many other non-traditional benefits.
Fort Wayne Indiana is the second largest city in Indiana. It has an excellent location about 3 hours from Detroit and Chicago. It is supported by a large vibrant community, economic development, easy airport access, and great shops and restaurants. Check out more about Parkview Health and Fort Wayne by visiting the following links:
At Parkview, our mission is to improve your health and inspire your well-being. We’re a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Parkview Health includes an extensive network of primary care and specialty physicians and nine hospitals, with the Parkview Regional Medical Center campus a regional destination for specialized care. With more than 11,000 employees, Parkview Health is the region’s largest employer. Parkview was named one of America’s Top Employers by Forbes in 2018 and has been designated a Magnet health system for nursing excellence.