Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physicians (multiple opportunities)
February 23, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring.
As an innovative and world-class national leader in hospice care, Capital Caring provides more than 400,000 days of home-based care per year throughout Northern and Central Virginia, Washington, DC and Prince George’s County, Maryland. In addition to this home-based approach to optimizing advanced illness care, Capital Caring has three state-of-the art inpatient centers for intensive advanced illness symptom management – Arlington County, VA, Loudoun County, VA, and Washington, DC – with one additional center opening in Prince George’s County, MD, 2017.
As evidence of the continued growth and development of Capital Caring both in size and scope, we have expanded and are looking to hire Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physicians to support our services to multiple communities throughout the Washington, DC Metro Region.
Our medical staff come from respected programs and fellowships across the country including Northwestern, Cleveland Clinic, and George Washington University. Our medical staff enjoys the diversity of work environment, access to state of the art programs and intellectual challenge, as Capital Caring features:
An average daily census of more than 1,100 hospice patients across the DC Metro area – DC, VA, MD
15-bed inpatient unit in Arlington, VA, 21-bed Adler Center for Caring with state of the art c-arm/ pain clinic, 14-bed Capital Caring Center in Washington, DC
Hospital based consult services at 7 local hospitals, including the largest academic hospital in both Washington, DC and Northern Virginia
Five community-based outpatient palliative care clinics
Our physicians have the opportunity to practice in home and long-term care hospice, inpatient hospice, outpatient palliative care, and combinations of these practice options that will ensure the professional satisfaction of the individual. We also offer great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs!
For additional details and locations - please visit the Capital Caring website to learn more.
The ideal candidates will have board certification in a related specialty; certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine strongly preferred and active licensure in the jurisdiction of practice. They will have 3-5 years of related experience or a Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship as well as expertise in the medical care of terminally ill individuals.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Salary Information: Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs including: Competitive salary,Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, 403(b) plan with a generous match, Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement, Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave.
At Capital Caring, YOU can make a world of difference, in our world of caring! Our team of 700 employees and over 800 volunteers serve approximately 1,200 patients and their families across Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, bringing exceptional care and a personal touch in fulfilling our mission: To improve care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and public advocacy.