Palliative Care Physician with Yale New Haven Health
Yale New Haven Health - Northeast Medical Group
Location: Trumbull, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Integrated Healthcare Delivery System
Internal Number: R24572821
Physician Opportunity – Palliative Care
Outpatient, Park Avenue, Trumbull and 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. You will join a well-established and respected inpatient palliative care team and a growing outpatient presence. Our inpatient team provides consultative services at a 501 bed academic community hospital with two campuses. The outpatient position is expected to grow to a five days per week service to support our oncology patients with a full outpatient interdisciplinary team including physician, RN care coordinator, social worker, and chaplain. There are many opportunities for clinical education and research, and the option exists for a voluntary clinical faculty appointment with Yale. 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 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
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:
Staff Physician Recruiter at Sophie.Kotomski@ynhh.org
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.
1. Patient Care: Demonstrates excellence in the completion of patient history, physical exams, and assessments appropriate to patient population. Specific to Palliative Care: provides assessments and interventions for pain and non-pain symptoms, leads discussions regarding goals of care, facilitates family meetings and interdisciplinary conferences, and attends to all ways of alleviating distress and suffering for patients, families, and staff.
1.1 Performs inpatient and outpatient consultations as requested by referring clinicians.
2. Patient Care: Maintains the highest standard in quality of patient care:
2.1 Demonstrates knowledge of clinical issues relevant to patients with serious illness and applies current models, theories, and evidence base to plan and implement care, as indicated by feedback from staff.
3. Customer Service/Quality:
3.1 Responds promptly and professionally to patients and employees
4. Financial/Volume Results: Completes and submits billing and data reports in a timely fashion:
4.1 Ensures billing codes accurately represent care provided.
5. Quality Management:
5.1 Contributes to the success of the organization by participating in quality improvement activities, both local and system wide.
6. Safety/ Compliance:
6.1 Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to safe work practices.
7.1 Participates in Education Efforts at all levels including GME (for medical students, residents, fellows), Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, other supporting staff, and community.