Palliative Care Physician - MedStar Medical Group (MMG) Palliative Care Chief of Service

Full Time
Baltimore, MD

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Palliative Care Physician - MedStar Medical Group (MMG) Palliative Care Chief of Service

MedStar Medical Group 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 Palliative Care (PC) Program at MedStar Health is seeking a full-time Palliative Care Chief of Service to join our expanding team. The MedStar Health Palliative Care program has an integrated, patient-centric, and interdisciplinary model of care distributed throughout the Baltimore-Washington region. With over 50 team members, MedStar Health has one of the largest palliative care programs in the country. As a MedStar Palliative Care Physician Leader at the system level, you will co-chair the Palliative Care Clinical Practice Council and serve as lead palliative medicine physician for MedStar Medical Group. Clinical council responsibilities include collaboratively leading initiatives focused on developing consistent clinical pathways, outcomes, quality measures, research, and strategic innovation among all MedStar Palliative Care physicians. In your role within the Medical Group, the PC Medical Directors at the nine acute care hospitals will report directly to this position and you will have responsibility for compensation plans and physician development. The goal at MedStar 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 be the on-site Medical Director and enjoy providing clinical care at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. MedStar Franklin Square has a growing interdisciplinary consultation team, including a physician, nurse practitioner, clinical pharmacist, and social worker. The position will be 60% clinical, 10% Medical Director at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, and 30% MedStar Medical Group Palliative Care Chief of Service.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:
  • A very competitive salary and signing bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match

  • Must be board-eligible or board-certified in Palliative Medicine.
  • Must have board certification in primary specialty.
  • Palliative Medicine fellowship training preferred.
  • Background and interest in research and education.
  • 10+ years of experience; exceptional candidates with less experience considered.
  • Experience in a leadership role preferred.

About MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center:
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center provides many medical and healthcare services. Our emergency department treats more than 80,000 patients annually. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and certified as a Primary Stroke Center. With more than 3,000 skilled professionals, including over 1,000 nurses and 400 staff physicians, MedStar Franklin Square is one of the largest employers in Baltimore County. More than 750 independently practicing physicians have applied for privileges, choosing MedStar Franklin Square as their hospital of choice for surgical referrals, radiology, and laboratory services.

Located near the junction of routes I-95 and I-695 on Rossville Boulevard in eastern Baltimore County, the hospital campus is adjacent to the Community College of Baltimore County Essex campus. A seven-story Patient Care Tower, the latest addition to our campus, offers a facility that is as advanced as the high-quality care found inside with many patient-centered touches to create a safe and comfortable healing environment.

Be a part of a nationally recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington 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 Washington, D.C., and the mid-Atlantic region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Be the physician you were meant to be, here at MedStar Medical Group.

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. 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.

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Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, with excellent schools, shopping and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests and charming small towns. MedStar hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.