Palliative Care Physician - Inpatient or Outpatient

Job Requisition #: JR70804

End Date: 12/31/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting BC/BE Palliative Medicine Physicians to join our established program in Delaware.

Why ChristianaCare?

  • Join Delaware's premier healthcare system and provide care and comfort to patients with advanced chronic and serious illnesses including heart failure, COPD, and cancer.
  • Take advantage of an established yet growing team committed to delivering superior patient care through a high-performance team approach with nine physicians and eight advanced practice professionals; in addition to an interdisciplinary team of caregivers that include chaplains, social workers, nurses, medical assistants, and office assistants.
  • Ability to work in the inpatient or outpatient setting.
  • Supportive and Palliative Care Program has a leading Fellowship Program in Hospice and Palliative Care in the Delaware Valley region.
  • Opportunity to teach palliative medicine fellows.
  • President/CEO Dr. Janice Nevin named among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in 2023 By Modern Healthcare
  • Named among Forbes Best Employer for Diversity & Inclusion in The U.S. For 2023
  • Achieved Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award In 2023
  • Live and work within 1 hour of Philadelphia and Baltimore, 2 hours from New York City and Washington D.C.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Base salary, annual bonus incentives
  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Generous CME Paid Time and Allowance
  • 403(b) (with company match), 457b and Defined Contribution Plans
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Robust employee wellness program including a variety of membership and discount options.

Position Qualifications

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Must have the ability to be licensed in the State of Delaware and meet credentialing requirements.

About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations! ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,336 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.

ChristianaCare is rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings.

Living in and around Delaware offers varied and affordable housing options in DE, PA, MD, or NJ. Connected by Amtrak and I-95 this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. Our location puts you within 1-3 hours of four international airports, major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C., popular beach towns in MD, DE and NJ and popular ski resorts in PA and NY.

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EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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