Palliative Care Physician in a Growing Community in Bloomington, IN

Location
Bloomington, Indiana
Posted
Jun 22, 2022
Ref
1637
Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent
Want to provide challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient? Join our growing team at the brand new Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, IN! We are seeking a patient-focused Palliative Care Physician to collaborate with our highly-skilled, well-established teams. This position will work with a truly interdisciplinary team of seasoned, compassionate physicians, and will serve those most in need. In addition to managing the symptoms, our team serves those with serious illness and helps them determine their goals of care.

Position Details:
  • Schedule: M-F day shift
  • On-Call: Rotation Based - 30 minute response time if needed in hospital
  • 95% inpatient/5% outpatient
  • Key Responsibilities: seeing patients, leading family meetings, writing orders and writing notes.
  • Possibility of teaching opportunities for medical students and there are two residencies (FM & IM) launching in the next couple of years!
  • Team: 4 Physicians and 4 Advanced Providers, practicing at top of scope
  • Patient Volume: 6 patients per week in office/20 patients per week in hospital

Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be American Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • IN medical license expected at time of employment

Compensation Details:
  • We offer a strong compensation model
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes group insurance (health, dental, life, disability), 401k with company match, PTO, relocation assistance and occurrence-based malpractice insurance coverage

See how you can thrive, right here at Indiana University Health

Community Description

Bloomington, Indiana is a progressive college town with the perfect blend of charm and culture. A community that prides itself not only on education and diversity, Bloomington has a robust arts and cultural scene including an officially designated cultural arts district (BEAD).

Residents of Bloomington enjoy the city's dynamic energy, spectacular scenery, outdoor adventure, and world-class educational opportunities.
  • Named to Liveability's 2021 list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live and amongst Wallethub's 2020 Best Small Cities in America
  • Vibrant downtown: arts, theaters, museums, and a thriving music scene
  • Close proximity to top-ranked Indianapolis International Airport, voted "Best Airport in North America" ten consecutive years
  • Home of Big Ten conference member Indiana University, as well as highly-rated public and private schools
  • Host of annual music festivals, art fairs, and fall festivals
  • Lively nightlife, award-winning wineries and distilleries, shopping, and unique dining (including global cuisine)
  • Home to Indiana's only national forest, the largest state park in Indiana (Brown County State Park) and Lake Monroe
  • Active lifestyle, including collegiate sports, an urban biking trail, camping, caverns, boating, hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, and skiing
  • 45 minutes to Indianapolis, 90 minutes to Louisville, and easy access to Cincinnati and Chicago

Client Description

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians providers deliver care in 11 counties in South Central Indiana (Brown, Daviess, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Owen, and Washington). The group covers a patient base of just under 500,000. The region is home to three hospitals and one ambulatory care center - IU Health Bloomington Hospital, IU Health Bedford Hospital, IU Health Paoli Hospital, and IU Health Morgan. Our region offers a comprehensive continuum of services ranging from cancer care to cardiovascular healthcare to women and children's services.

Our Vision -

We will lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

Our Values -
  • Purpose: We work to do good in the lives of all others
  • Excellence: We do our best at all times and in new ways
  • Compassion: We treat all people with respect, empathy and kindness
  • Team: We count on and care for each other

Indiana University Health Southern Indiana Physicians is a multi-specialty provider group based in the South Central Region of Indiana. Our physicians and advanced practice providers are dedicated to providing quality care to south central Indiana. The second largest physician group within IU Health, IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians operates over 50 practices and employs around 370 providers within the South Central Region of Indiana.

As part of Indiana University Health, IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians is a member of Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system. Our unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation's leading medical schools, gives patients access to innovative treatments and therapies. Our exceptional care and continued excellence have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report for the past 24 years. That means IU Health continues to be ranked among the best healthcare systems in the nation, and the top healthcare system in Indiana.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. With a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

IU Health Bloomington Hospital and Regional Academic Health Center is a not-for-profit organization and has a patient base of 413,000 in 10 counties (Brown, Daviess, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, and Owen).

The new facility opened in December 2021 and uses an acuity-adaptable model of care to minimize unnecessary patient transportation between units. In addition, the hospital offers a personalized approach to inpatient services (including intensive care, complex surgeries and comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology services), outpatient services with leading-edge diagnostic testing, flexible space in the emergency department for post-care observation, a dedicated trauma center and a cancer infusion center.

At the same time, the facility strengthens healthcare education by providing space for collaboration and coordination of care and teaching. Students and trainees will frequently come to the hospital side of the facility for clinical experiences.

IU Health Bloomington Hospital is one of the Magnet®-designated IU Health facilities, and has been ranked as high-performing in kidney failure, heart attack, and stroke procedures and conditions by U.S. News and World Report, as well as one of the Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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