Hospice and Palliative Care Physician Opportunity in Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Group

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

Minimum Requirements

  • Board Certified / Board Eligible Physician

Preferred Requirements

  • Candidates with fellowship training in Geriatrics and/or Hospice and Palliative Care are preferred

Other Information

Vidant Medical Group, located in Greenville, North Carolina is seeking a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to join its team. Candidates with fellowship training in Geriatrics and/or Hospice and Palliative Care are preferred.

Vidant Health has a strong history and track record of serving the community and patients with hospice, palliative care and advanced care planning.  The successful candidate will serve as physician of Vidant Hospice and Palliative Care.  The candidate will also provide inpatient care, outpatient services, and provide oversight of Vidant’s Home Health & Hospice Agency. Candidates with electronic medical record experience a plus.

Highlights include: 

  • Established palliative care consult service with nearly 125 new consults per month by nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Support by 5 nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Established team o f RN’s, social workers, and chaplains
  • 18-bed Palliative Care Unit including a new accepting service
  • 8-bed freestanding Inpatient Hospice House with an occupancy rate of 87% in the past year and breaking 100% in recent months
  • Development of expanded outpatient palliative care services

Vidant Medical Group:

Vidant Medical Group is a multi-specialty physician group sponsored by Vidant Health. Currently Vidant Medical Group employs over 350 providers including primary care and specialists. The group offers the infrastructure needed to manage a modern medical practice including processes for billing and collection, group contracting, electronic medical records and other technologies.

Greenville/Pitt County, NC:

  • One of the fastest growing urban centers in the state with a population of 85,000
  • 85 miles East of Raleigh and 85 miles West of the beautiful North Carolina coastline
  • Home to East Carolina University (ECU) which ranks third largest of public institutions in North Carolina
    • ECU Brody School of Medicine established in 1977
    • ECU School of Dental Medicine established in 2011
    • Division I Conference USA athletics – football, basketball and baseball
    • Nationally recognized arts, theater and music entertainment for the entire family
    • Offers a desirable climate with mild winters and all four seasons – ideal for outdoor enthusiasts
    • Extensive Parks & Recreation Department which offers 25 parks, a 3 ½ mile greenway, an outdoor amphitheater and a dynamic schedule of camps and classes suitable for all ages
      • Named “Sportstown USA” city in NC by Sports Illustrated Magazine
      • Provides diverse and affordable housing options and excellent schools (public and private)
      • Numerous shopping and dining opportunities including national chains and unique, locally-owned stores and restaurants
      • Ranked as an “American City of the Future” by Financial Times

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Steve Mitchell – Physician Recruiter

Email: steven.mitchell@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 847- 2038

 

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