Medical Director-Palliative Medicine (3-309-860) - (1800012V)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full time palliative medicine physician to serve as Medical Director for our expanding clinical program. Duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program. Opportunities for teaching are available.
The Palliative Medicine Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is more than ten years old and is comprised of a team of MDs, RNs, NPs and a dedicated Clinical Pharmacist. The practitioners serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC's multi-disciplinary service teams, adding care quality and cost saving value. Please see our websites for additional information: http://www.umm.edu/palliative http://www.umgcc.org/patient_info/pall_care.htm
Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:
Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
Supported by: Cancer Center Medical Director and Vice President; physician directors of our Medical and Surgical ICUs; Shock Trauma Center Director; Hospital Chief Medical Officer and Nursing leadership; Chairs of Internal and Family Medicine.
Quality: Routine collection of operational data; project integration with Medical ICU
Research: Strong foundation and support exists for grant funding to further interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine research.
Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Palliative Medicine, with a strong interest in teaching and clinical experience in Palliative Medicine.
Qualified candidates should provide a copy of their current CV as well as names of 4 references when applying.
Organization: SOM Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Jul 26, 2018
Internal Number: 98122
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.