Hospice Physician - Full Time

Long Island, New York
Dec 03, 2020
Palliative Care
Position Type

Northwell Health’s Hospice Care Network, a Joint Commission accredited not-for-profit healthcare organization, seeks enthusiastic board eligible/board certified Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician to join a well-respected Hospice program in Nassau, Queens, and Suffolk Counties. Practice comprehensive end-of-life care, in a high quality and professional environment. Our integrated electronic clinical records system assures superior access to clinical information across the continuum of care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Medical oversight of an 18-bed inpatient hospice unit in Melville, NY
  • Direct and indirect patient care each day
  • Provide pain and symptom management
  • Collaboration with hospice interdisciplinary teams
  • Conduct home and face-to-face visits
  • Weeknight and weekend coverage on an on-call schedule

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

For additional information and to apply, please contact Romaine Walton, Physician Recruitment: rwalton@northwell.edu.


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