UPMC Pinnacle—a growing, multisite healthcare system— is seeking a physician to join the Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine program to provide end-of-life care to our patients within UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, Community Osteopathic and West Shore hospitals and affiliated skilled facilities.
Join a successful program including 2 physicians and 2 certified nurse practitioners who provide end-of-life care, hospice care and palliative care in selective settings
Actively identify opportunities to improve the patient and family care experience
Improve the effectiveness of resources as used in management of symptoms, end-of- life care, and complex chronic medical and social issues
Flexible schedule, full-time position
Teaching opportunities with IM residents, as well as nursing and CRNP students
Shared call 1:5
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Palliative Medicine
Must be able to assess, evaluate, plan and implement care in complex and life limiting situations
Must be capable of offering specialized knowledge and skill to all members of the healthcare staff
Must have the ability to balance emotionally challenging situations in the context of serious medical illness
Team oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care as well as family support and demonstrate clinical outcomes
Highly competitive salary with potential sign on bonus
Health, life and disability insurance
Medical malpractice insurance
Defined contribution plan; 403(b) with employer match
Professional dues and CME allowance
Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
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Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey's Chocolate World.
Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes—a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia—it's a great place to grow a career and family.
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About UPMC Pinnacle
UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. Its more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees serve a 10-county area at outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds: Carlisle, Community Osteopathic, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lititz, Memorial, and West Shore. The not-for-profit system anticipates caring for more than 1.2 million area residents in FY 2018. For more information, visit www.UPMCPinnacle.com.