Palliative Medicine Physicians looking to join a Nationally Ranked Hospital System? Orlando Health Cancer Institute Opportunities!
Location: Orlando, Florida
Internal Number: 822982
Orlando Health Cancer Institute's department of Supportive and Palliative care is seeking Palliative Medicine Physicians for its outpatient supportive and palliative care center. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing program in a cancer center with multiple locations in the Orlando area. The ideal candidate should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Palliative Medicine with an interest in continuity of care with patients facing cancer and cancer treatment related symptoms. Our interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers provide high quality clinical care to patients with a broad spectrum of hematology and oncology diagnoses. Highlights include education opportunities, exposure to a variety of patient demographics, and professional growth opportunities.
Health Central Hospital, in Windermere, Florida Lake Mary, Florida Orlando Regional Medical Center, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Not a J-1 Visa position
Expected skills and responsibilities include:
Provide consultation in palliative care, symptom management and supportive care to meet the needs of the patient as requested by the referring physician.
Facilitate and clarify goals of treatment for patients and families. Provide guidance in advanced care planning including review of appropriate documentation and resuscitation preferences.
Educate facility staff, residents, fellows, patients, and the community on all aspects of palliative care.
Expected future growth includes expansion beyond exclusively cancer diagnoses to also include all other appropriate chronic medical conditions warranting supportive and palliative care referral.
Excellent compensation package, opportunity to make more based-on productivity.
Benefits package includes time away for vacations and conferences, health/vision/dental insurance along with full malpractice coverage, disability coverage, deferred compensation and retirement savings options.
Generous sign-on bonus with eligibility for an annual bonus.
There is no state income tax.
Greater Orlando offers direct access to Florida's world-famous theme parks and attractions.
Our lifestyle options have something for everyone, from the downtown districts for those enjoying a trendy urban flair, to family-oriented communities with top rated public and private schools.
Ample outdoor activities including large public parks for your kids and pets, hiking and biking trails, abundant lake access for kayaking, fishing and paddle-boarding, with Florida's beautiful beaches only an hour away.
As a top cancer care provider in Florida, Orlando Health Cancer Institute provides integrated multidisciplinary and subspecialized care environments in a thriving physician-led, professionally managed care system. Our approach to delivering the highest quality of patient care at every level is founded on a commitment to excellence that includes:
Offering a forum for research, clinical trials and innovation, resulting in enhanced patient care and treatment options
Being a first-in-market leader to bring leading-edge cancer technologies to our patients, such as proton therapy, robotic minimally invasive surgeries and the launch of cellular therapy and bone marrow transplant programs
Dynamic administration offering operational support and resources in a collaborative work environment while fostering physician autonomy in clinical decision-making and patient outcomes
Offering extensive supportive and holistic care options for patients through the institute's Integrative Medicine department
Some of our recognitions and distinctions include:
American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC)
National Accreditation Program for Breast Care Centers (NAPBC)
Radiation Oncology Department accreditation – American College of Radiology (ACR)
Medical Oncology Clinics certification – Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, which is an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Lung Cancer Alliance Screening Center of Excellence
National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC)
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.
The 3,238-bed system includes 23 hospitals and emergency departments – 18 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-...patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,000 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 25,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians. In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available.
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