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BayCare is looking for a dynamic and committed Palliative Medicine physician to work at our major tertiary facility, St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Tampa, Florida. This position will help develop a young program with the potential to develop into a comprehensive palliative care service. You would work with our palliative care team, including the Medical Director to improve patient care throughout the hospital, building effective relationships with referring physicians and collaborating specialists. Our team includes a dedicated MD, ARNP, social worker, chaplain and pharmacy liaison.
Requirements of the position include: • Board Certification/Eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards. • Physicians with experience in a consultative Palliative Medicine program will also be considered so long as you possess a certificate of added qualifications in Palliative Medicine. • Leadership skills necessary to participate in strategic planning related to the direction, growth and development of the program. • Skilled communicator who is comfortable speaking with potential and existing referring physicians, multi-disciplinary team members, organizational leadership, and at community events.
This physician will be employed by BayCare Medical Group (BMG), the employed medical group practice of BayCare Health System. BMG is one of the largest multispecialty groups in Tampa Bay, with more than 400 providers located throughout five counties on the Central Gulf Coast of Florida. BMG is recognized for its strong commitment to quality since many practices have been recognized by the National Committee of Quality Assurance as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
BayCare is a leading community-based health system composed of a comprehensive network of 14 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care. With more than 200 locations throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.
Bay Care Medical Group is Tampa Bay's leading multi-specialty group with over 500 physicians practicing in more than 160 locations in 45 specialties throughout the Tampa Bay area. We are located in 4 counties throughout the central Gulf Coast of Florida. As part of BayCare Health System, the region's largest health care provider, we are comprised of a network of out-patient facilities, 14 hospital...s, and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care. Connecting patients to a complete range of preventative, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need throughout their lifetime is our priority. We offer growing practices robust administrative support in a location that is world-renowned for its sunshine, sports, schools and exceptional quality of life.