Dignity Health - Yavapai Regional Medical Group - Inpatient Palliative Care Physician
Summary of role:
- Joining 3 physicians and 2 advanced practitioners
- Must be Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Fellowship-trained in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or 2 years’ experience in inpatient palliative medicine consultation.
- Hospital based inpatient consults, goals of care, symptom management, full range hospice and palliative medicine.
- Mostly geriatric population but a healthy mix of young adults with palliative medicine needs as well.
- Group Covers greater than 800 consults annually
- Hospital Based Only: alternating coverage 7 days on 7 days off
- Available for inhouse consultations 7am-7pm by phone 24 hrs/day during 7 day on schedule
- Call: 1 week on and 1 week off alternating, with coverage for other provider as needed and vice versa.
Dignity Health - Yavapai Regional Medical Group
Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) was incorporated in 1942. What started as a simple, community hospital in the old Jefferson School building on Marina Street is today a state-of-the-art healthcare system with two acute care hospitals, a network of primary and specialty care clinics, outpatient health and wellness centers, cardiac diagnostic centers, and outpatient medical imaging centers. Together, YRMCs network of services provides medical care and wellness resources to a geographic area encompassing 5,500 square miles and covering the communities of Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey, Humboldt, Mayer, Paulden, Bagdad, Yarnell, Kirkland, Skull Valley, and Crown King.
As the regions leading not-for-profit healthcare provider, Yavapai Regional Medical Center is guided by a community-based board of trustees, a values-based team of experienced administrators and hundreds of physicians in multiple specialties who form the YRMC Medical Staff. Complementing this outstanding leadership are the skills, training and competence of professional nurses, therapists, technicians, support personnel and generous volunteers.
As a provider with Dignity Health - Yavapai Regional Medical Group, you will benefit from access to the comprehensive resources available through the largest non-profit healthcare organization in the region - Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) - with two acute care hospitals, 29 clinics including primary care and specialties and over 2300 employees.
Prescott and surrounding areas community:
Set amid a stunning mountain landscape, Prescott and its surrounding communities offer all the amenities of a major metropolitan area without the clutter and traffic of a big city. Not the desert world often associated with Arizona, our mile-high elevation offers four seasons with pine forests, clear streams and mountain lakes. Here, its possible to snow ski and water ski in the same day. And were only 90 minutes from Phoenix, with its international airport, major professional sports teams and access to top name entertainment all year round.
Prescott is a city in central Arizona. Downtown, historic Whiskey Row is known for its bars and live music venues. The Sharlot Hall Museum documents the regions pioneer-era history. The Smoki Museum exhibits artifacts from indigenous peoples of the Southwest.
Prescott is also known as the Christmas City of Arizona and we also pride ourselves as being known for Everybody's Hometown.
We know that humankindness is powerful medicine. After more than a century of experience, we’ve learned that modern medicine is more effective when it’s delivered with compassion. We are successful because we know that the word care is what makes health care work. At Dignity Health, our humankindness is extended to every member of the team. We take a holistic approach to letting our people know that they truly matter.
We chose the name Dignity Health because the value of dignity is woven into the fabric of our culture. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.
We offer a supportive, collegial environment, with a staff that’s passionate about bringing the very best practices to patient care. We are an organization committed to facility infrast...ructure, the latest technology and effective communication. Most of all, you will discover the spirit, idealism and family-friendly environment that comes with a mission driven, not-for-profit healthcare organization.
"Hello humankindness starts with the proven idea that human connection leads to better health."