St. Peters Health Partners is seeking a full-time, Board Certified or Board Eligible Hospice and Palliative Care Physician to join the Community Hospice team at its Albany/Rensselaer location.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected and compassionate team of caregivers as it continues to provide service to the Capital District. Community Hospice is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that serves eight counties in the Capital Region of upstate New York through three regional offices and is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). We are part of St. Peter's Health Partners and are privileged to work with every hospital in the region to provide hospice services. We also collaborate with 43 skilled nursing facilities and many assistive living/adult homes across our service area. And the majority of our patients are served where they prefer to be at end of life to maximize quality of life - their home. We serve over 4,000 patients annually, with an average daily census of 540 patients. Our service area covers: Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Columbia, Greene, Washington, and Montgomery Counties.
Physicians meet routinely with the entire hospice interdisciplinary group (nurses, social workers, chaplains) for care planning to meet each patient's and family's specific needs, serves as a resource to and collaborates with the hospice patient's community medical providers (including prescribing medications), is responsible for certifying the hospice patient's initial and ongoing eligibility for hospice services, helps to determine the appropriate level of hospice care, and may serve as the hospice patients' attending physician.
Our physicians visit patients in their homes, nursing homes, and hospitals as necessary, and routinely participate in the education of medical students, NP and PA students, as well as residents and Geriatrics Fellows. On-call responsibilities will be shared by a group of five Hospice physicians.
The Community Hospice is an innovative organization, directing a well-established Palliative Care Partners service line across our affiliated health system (inpatient, outpatient, and home-based). We provide a thorough orientation and supportive work environment.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right physician to join the hospice team with St. Peters Health Partners.
St. Peters Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
CME time & expense allowance
Paid time away from the practice
Two part retirement savings program with employer matching program
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your indivi...dual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org