Palliative Care Physician in Southern Maryland!

Full Time

Leonardtown, MD

Position Summary:

MedStar Health is seeking a full-time Palliative Care Physician in beautiful Leonardtown, MD, 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.

By joining MedStar Health, you will receive many great benefits, including:
  • Guaranteed base compensation
  • Signing and other bonuses
  • CME paid time off and stipend
  • Much more!

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. This is part of an underserved area (may be eligible for visa sponsorship/student loan forgiveness), but has a connection to a broader system team.

Position highlights:
  • Be a part of the largest and strongest academic community hospitals in the region
  • Ability to care for medically complex patients
  • May be open to having the position be able to do telehealth two days/week
  • Join a very strong, supportive, and experienced team

As a MedStar Palliative Care Physician Leader, you will:
  • Build effective relationships with referring physicians and identify opportunities to improve patient care and 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 palliative clinical protocols, utilization review, case management, quality assurance, and compliance programs are implemented according to hospital policies.

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.

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.

MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Leonardtown, Maryland

Leonardtown is a beautiful small community nestled on Breton Bay in historic St. Mary’s County. Established in 1660, it’s also the state’s oldest municipality. Today, more than 105,000 people reside in St. Mary’s County. With brick sidewalks, a quaint downtown, historic attractions, and Old World charm, Leonardtown is reminiscent of a European village. It is home to approximately 3,500 people and features its own town square, a scenic waterfront and wharf, a winery, art galleries, antique shops, excellent restaurants, and more. You will also find good schools and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods and rural settings. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is located in Leonardtown.