Palliative Care Physician

Location
Lubbock, Texas
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
12807
Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent
Seeking a full-time, board-eligible/board-certified Palliative Care physician to join an established team at Covenant Medical Group. An ideal candidate will be clinically outstanding, possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate high levels of caring and empathy and will be interested in building a long-term career with Covenant Health. Duties in this role include comprehensive symptom management, discussions related to patients' values and goals of care, emotional and spiritual support, and advanced care planning. Care for a medically fragile patient population and experience a healthy work-life balance in the friendly community of Lubbock, Texas.

• Mix of outpatient and inpatient care

• Opportunity to teach, if desired

• Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits, including signing bonus and relocation allowance

• Experienced provider preferred, but new graduates are welcome to apply

Where You'll Work

Covenant Medical Group is the largest medical group in the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico region. Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, Covenant Medical Group serves a population of 1.2 million people, employing more than 260 providers in approximately 30 specialties. Covenant Medical Group providers understand that a trusted health care partnership between patients and providers is crucial and involve patients in the decisions that impact their health and wellness.

Where You'll Live

Lubbock is considered the economic, educational and health care hub of the Texas South Plains. With a population of 250,000, Lubbock is a thriving metropolis in the heart of the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world. Home to several universities, including Texas Tech, Lubbock also boasts an excellent school system. This vibrant city offers a variety of entertainment options, including a summer concert series, a rich cultural district and a family adventure park.

Who You'll Work For

Covenant Health is a comprehensive health network serving West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Part of the Providence family, Covenant employs more than 12,000, including 600 physicians at five hospitals, with more than 975 beds, and 20 clinics. Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, Covenant includes multiple Centers of Excellence, including the Joe Arrington Cancer Center and the Covenant NeuroScience Institute. It is dedicated to its mission to serve all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 12807

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