The Lead Physician will be a “working” physician in hospice and palliative medicine primarily supporting the inpatient palliative care team at Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana and Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville, with availability to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Bloomington.
In addition to direct patient care duties/responsibilities, this role will work directly with the Home Care and Post-Acute VP of Clinical Services and VP of Clinical Operations to ensure work is coordinated and executed within the Eastern Region.
Each team (lead by a physician or APN) sees an average of 6-8 patients per day.
This physician will be instrumental in helping with transitions of care from inpatient palliative care; outpatient palliative care; and to hospice.
Requirements: Hospice and Palliative Medicine Certification or eligibility, with a requirement to certify within the first two years of employment for HMDC (Hospice Medical Director Certification).
Competitive base salary plus incentives.
4 weeks paid vacation and 6 paid holidays
480 hours sick time/year
Paid occurrence based malpractice, CME, association membership dues
Health, life, and dental insurance, retirement plan, and paid relocation
OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center is a 206-bed comprehensive health care facility serving the residents of Urbana, Illinois, and surrounding areas.
Though Urbana, population 41,000, is considered a small town, the combined population of the Urbana-Champaign population is just shy of 150,000. The community provides the amenities a metropolitan city would offer, including outstanding restaurants (named best food town in the Midwest!), a variety of recreational activities and unique shopping experiences.
Urbana-Champaign is within three hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
Home of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, ranked the 14th best public university in the nation and 32nd globally, includes a medical school with teaching opportunities.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Urbana has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Illinois with the University of Illinois being the largest employer in the area.
Education: Doctorate Licenses/Certifications: Physician Licensed to practice medicine in current state.
Board certified or board eligible in the appropriate specialty (ies) or 5+ years experience in Hospice/Palliative Care.
Obtain and maintain medical staff membership and appropriate privileges.
Must be eligible as a provider for Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health programs.
Physician shall meet all qualifications to participate in OSF's programs for professional malpractice and other liability coverage.
Licensed by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the State of Illinois to prescribe narcotics, if applicable.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care aligned to the preferences, goals, and needs of the patients served
EOE Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled
Internal Number: 002
About OSF HealthCare
OSF HealthCare, owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of 11 acute care facilities and two colleges of nursing. It also has a primary care physician network consisting of over 1000 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice providers.
OSF HealthCare owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., comprised of health care-related businesses, and OSF Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic arm of OSF Healthcare System and OSF Home Care Services.
OSF HealthCare is a multi-state corporation, operating facilities in Illinois and Michigan, providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care to nearly 3 million people in the communities we serve.