Palliative Care Medical Director opportunity with Orlando Health Cancer Institute
Location: Orlando, Florida
Internal Number: 845954
Supportive & Palliative Care Medical Director opportunity to join our Orlando Health Cancer Institute, located in the heart of Orlando, Florida.
Orlando Health offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that's right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.
The Orlando Health Palliative Care program has an integrated, patient-centric, and interdisciplinary model of care distributed throughout the Central Florida region.
By joining Orlando Health, you will receive many great benefits, to include:
Guaranteed base compensation
Signing and other bonuses
CME paid time off and stipend
The goal at Orlando Health is to provide patients with easy access to highly qualified physicians focused on an excellent patient experience, while delivering world-class quality care.
The candidate will build effective relationships with referring physicians, identify opportunities to improve patient care, and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the service.
Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and clinical policies and procedures.
Demonstrate best practices and actively engage in teaching other team members and learners in the process.
Collaborate with others as appropriate to ensure that clinical protocols, utilization review, case management, quality assurance, and compliance programs are implemented according to hospital policies.
Be a part of the large and strong academic community hospitals in the region, ability to care for medically complex patients including cancer, cardiology, and intensive care.
The position will include clinical and administrative time allotment.
The Program Director will be a highly regarded clinician and academic leader with a collaborative, team-based leadership style, and the ability to build relationships and lead through influence.
He/she must also be operationally savvy, with the business acumen and cultural sensitivity to lead within a complex environment.
The Director will be responsible for clinical, academic, and administrative activities of the program and therefore must possess a breadth of skills, including deep knowledge of clinical practice; a strong commitment to training and career development of residents and faculty; and demonstrated leadership and administrative ability in the clinical enterprise.
There are specific areas of focus that provide the Director of Supportive & Palliative Care with an opportunity to bring change to the Program. The following are of particular importance:
Expand supportive and palliative care services throughout the hospital system, both inpatient and outpatient.
Drive quality improvement programs throughout the enterprise improving patient outcomes, patient experience and utilization metrics.
Evaluate programmatic financial condition and work to drive efficiencies and effectiveness in Palliative and Supportive Care.
Work closely with other service lines and and administration to develop supportive care services that are fully integrated and collaborative in the enterprise.
Develop and build new signature clinical programs that distinguish the program and Orlando Health and serve patients.
Ensure continued excellence in education, bringing innovation to the training programs and enhancing its attractiveness among its peers nationally.
Grow the research enterprise of the program with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational clinical research programs.
Recruit and develop high caliber program leaders, faculty members and residents who have a commitment to the importance of the academic missions of clinical care, education, and research.
As an Orlando Health Supportive & Palliative Care physician leader, you will:
Be a part of a nationally recognized health system and one of the largest providers of health services in the Central Florida region.
With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise. Enjoy a rich career and a quality of life unique to Orlando and the Central Florida region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Excellent brand recognition, with new patients seeking out Orlando Health Cancer Institute for their care.
Integrated multidisciplinary and sub-specialized practice environment.
Great payors mix with patients from top Orlando employers and Orlando Health team members.
Robust operational support and resources in a collaborative work environment.
Dynamic administration that fosters physician autonomy when it comes to clinical decision making and patient outcomes.
Opportunity for growth and leadership development.
Opportunity to participate in teaching and academics within a robust Hematology/Oncology fellowship program
Opportunity to expand an active research and innovation program.
Why join Orlando Health Cancer Institute?
We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You'll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.
Who We Are
Orlando Health Cancer Institute is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the individuals and communities we serve. Our mission is to deliver the right treatment and best possible care to every patient. We treat everyone like a member of our own family with personalized, accessible, and innovative cancer care. We provide compassionate and individualized services based on the patient's specific cancer. Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare systems providing access to nearly two million Central Florida residents and has provided care for more than 4,600 international visitors annually. The home of the Orlando Health Cancer Institute is the state-of-the-art Charles Lewis Pavilion, a 220,000 square-foot structure completed in 2003. In addition to 60 private inpatient beds, the 10-story comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer institute contains all ambulatory and other services required for cancer care from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and follow up. Our main cancer center in the Lewis Pavilion is adjacent to a level-one trauma center, ORMC, with over 800 in-patient beds. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, therapists, researchers, and counselors. The Orlando Health Cancer Institute uses a specialized multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of cancer. This offers our patients the best opportunity for an accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment available.
Our community includes research associates, scientists, doctors, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals, graduate students, fundraising specialists, marketing professionals, volunteers and an extensive support staff. We are united by our desire to find cures, save lives and transform the future of health. Every discovery we make and every new treatment we create gives people the chance to live longer, better, and more fully.
The Orlando Health Environment
We want our employees to enjoy all aspects of their professional and personal lives. Recognizing the value in diverse perspectives, we have programs that leverage engagement by bringing our professional community together. In the Orlando Health environment, new employee partnerships thrive, with no barriers to freely sharing knowledge. And, in the same way we view patient care from a broad perspective, Orlando Health encourages its employees, too, to enhance their view, by increasing their knowledge continually. Here at OHCI, you will find great opportunities to provide fulfilling service, and to enjoy workplace satisfaction.
Orlando Florida Community Information
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.
We encourage you to visit our website at www.orlandohealth.com/medicalgroup