Medical Director, Palliative Care

Rochester, New York
Nov 01, 2019
Position Type
You are the future of patient-focused Palliative Care . With our new models of care, treatments and other innovative technologies, we empower advancement within you. Join our culture of constant improvement and enjoy:
  • Sign-on and performance bonuses
  • Generous relocation package
  • Fully covered Malpractice insurance + tail!

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Unity Hospital


Clinical (0.9 FTE)

  • Join a team of 2 physicians, 2 APP's, and a dedicated Chaplain
  • There is a hospice center on Unity's campus
  • We are building our team to develop a longitudinal strategic plan to manage care across the continuum, help us bring the best care to our patients and their families.
  • Instructs and monitors nursing, ancillary, and support staff in proper patient care and management.
  • Communicates and remains accessible to patients and family members regarding matters of importance to their course of care and condition.
  • Participates in call rotation with colleagues as required.

Administrative (0.1 FTE)
  • Development & implementation of the department's quality assurance, performance improvement, and peer review programs in accordance with applicable medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate scheduling of clinical staff and physicians at Unity locations, including inpatient, outpatient, and collaboration with RRH to fulfill contractual obligations within the system and with community agencies.
  • Teaching opportunities! There is an Internal Medicine Residency program in-house at Unity Hospital.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process of the palliative care service line for the health system and represent Unity Hospital.


Kathy Vavrick

Physician Recruiter


    Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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