PALLIATIVE MEDICINE PHYSICIAN- University of MD School of Medicine

Overview

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE PHYSICIAN (3-309-1012) – The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full-time academic palliative medicine physician for our expanding program.  Clinical duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program. Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Palliative Medicine. Strong foundation in internal medicine, teaching and research or quality improvement experience are preferred.

The newly created Division of Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine resides in the Department of Medicine and comprised of a team of 4 MDs, 4 NPs, an RN manager,  dedicated Clinical Pharmacist, Program Support and a Business Administrator .The members of the team serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC’s multi-disciplinary service teams, adding an extra layer of support to patients and their families.

Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:

  • Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
  • Supported by: 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.

Expected faculty rank for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Excellent salary/benefits package available.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, a brief statement regarding their clinical/research interests and the names of 4 references.

  UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Client Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.

Hospital Description

UMMC is an 814-licensed bed medical center offering inpatient and outpatient treatment, as well as emergency and urgent care. Long known for exceptional treatment in trauma, cancer and children’s medicine, UMMC continues to be a leader in preparing physicians to care for patients in a variety of fields. Our 8900 employees—highly trained and dedicated staff, nurses and physicians—provide patients with the most innovative treatment through the latest technology.

UMMC serves community health care and education with the commitment of improving Baltimore and its residents.  We are a valued employer and a strong presence in the West Baltimore community and throughout the state.

Community Description

Baltimore is one of the most interesting Mid-Atlantic cities for entertainment and affordable living. Packed with art, music and sports, Baltimore has plenty to do each season. Weekends host some of the best ethnic and music festivals, outdoor dining and shopping. The surrounding area offers up rail trails that run north to Pennsylvania and across Western Maryland. Hiking, biking, tubing and even whitewater rafting satisfies outdoor interests.

Baltimore is home to many neighborhoods with distinct personalities that attract people from all over the country. There is also a strong collection of colleges and universities, as well as public and private schools. With a hometown symphony, baseball and football teams, and a variety of seafood and local charm, Baltimore serves as a comfortable yet stimulating town.

 
 
Position Code
3-309-1012 FY21
Client
University of Maryland Medical Center
Location
22 S Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Contact
Christina Harmon
Physician Sourcing and Retention Specialist
phone: (443) 462-5236
Preferred Specialty
Palliative Medicine

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