Palliative Care Physician – Northeast Georgia

The Murphey Group, Inc. has been retained to recruit a Palliative Care Physician to join a three year old palliative care service line.  Our client is a not-for-profit community health system serving over 1,000,000 people.  The system consists of a three-hospital system that totals over 700 beds. NGMC-Gainesville (557-beds), NGMC-Braselton (100-beds) and NGMC-Barrow (56-beds).

Opportunity Details:

-Palliative Care Team currently consists of one (1) Physician and two (2) Nurse Practitioners, Social Worker and Chaplain

-Schedule is Monday through Friday; 8am-5pm

-Looking to expand the practice to include an outpatient clinic

-Will work collaboratively with physician, nurse practitioners, other consultants and primary team, as well as an interdisciplinary team including Social Worker, Case Management and chaplain

-Will participate in the initial consults, develop and implement care

**The ideal candidate will possess a mature, warm and patient personality with a passion for palliative medicine and care. Flexibility and compassionate bedside manner are essential. Must be a self-starter who takes initiative to work collaboratively with Interdiscliplinary Team.

Qualifications:

-Fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine desired

-Board certified/eligible in Hospice/Palliative Medicine

-Board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine required

Our client is among the top 10 in the nation for the second consecutive year according to a recent study by an independent healthcare quality rating service.

The CareChex study also rated NGMC as:

#1 in Georgia for Overall Hospital Care

#1 in Georgia for Stroke Care

#1 in Georgia for Women’s Health

#1 in Georgia for Cardiac Care – which marks the eleventh year in a row NGMC is rated Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital.

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