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Hospice Physician - Per Diem

Vancouver, Washington
Posted Date
Jul 10, 2024

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Palliative Care
Position Type

At PeaceHealth, Our Vision is that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch.

PeaceHealth was named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America and the No. 1 Healthiest Employer in Washington! PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Per Diem - BC/BE Palliative & Hospice Care physician to join a vibrant multi-disciplinary team in Vancouver, Washington. The PeaceHealth Hospice Care team is dedicated to easing the fears, anxieties, and discomforts that occur during the advanced stages of illness. The team provides a full continuum of care for patients and their families. Medical, spiritual, and emotional assistance helps patients and their families to ease the symptoms of life-threatening illnesses. This opportunity will require traveling throughout Clark and Cowlitz Counties. Candidates with Hospice-Palliative care experience required and a fellowship in Hospice & Palliative Care is highly desired.

Highlights about the program:

  • Ranked the #1 Hospice Care Program in the area with a vibrant outpatient team with one full-time MD, four ARNPs with a growing census of 335+
  • On-site complex case management team, social workers, chaplain, including the Ray Hickey Hospice House, and a close partnership with the Palliative Care team
  • Support from multiple trained staff members and the opportunity to grow the service-line within the region
  • Provides consultation on patient care and management to other physicians whose patients are in hospice care, as well as to members of the hospice interdisciplinary team
  • Assists in evaluating the provision and scope of medical services
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory changes, documentation requirements and all procedures related to end of life care
  • PeaceHealth Southwest Hospice

Hospital Highlights:
  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center. SWMC is one of the largest employer in Clark County.
  • Last year there were more than 275,000 outpatient clinic visits.
  • Over 850 active medical providers with most specialty services provided locally.

Why you'll love Vancouver:
  • Vancouver is a robust city with over 174,000residents and you will be in a community voted as the most friendly walking & bicycling city in the United States! The city is known for its naturally beautiful scenery, abundant outdoor recreation, diverse cuisine, art walks, contemporary boutiques, and a vibrant farmers market- all nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains on the north bank of the Columbia River. 2018 will showcase Vancouver's new 7.3 acre waterfront park that will feature shopping, dining, housing units, professional office space, water sports access, parks and a 90 cable pier overlooking the Columbia River.
  • Sports fanatic?Cheer for professional basketball, soccer, and baseball organizations. You will also take allegiance to many of the flagship universities just a quick drive away!
  • Home to a community of strong education andhigh scoring schools. Many high schools were given top accolades in the state of Washington.
  • Just 10 minutes away from Portland International Airport and Washington state has noincome tax!

PeaceHealth Benefits & Culture:
  • Guaranteed Hourly Rate: $135.02
  • Select retirement benefits, fully paid malpractice insurance, and Clinician Well-being program
  • Integrated physician-led medical group.
  • Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video , and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn

About Us: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Click here to view: PeaceHealth System At a Glance and our benefits offered

For more information please apply contact Lyndse Clark, Physician & Clinician Recruiter:

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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