Medical Director, Palliative Care
Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals - Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven Hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a physician-led, non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians.
Join our growing Palliative Care team in Southeastern Connecticut. This position will provide inpatient consultative services at a 206 bed academic community hospital. You will join an established and respected team with full interdisciplinary support, including physician, APRN, social worker, and chaplain. There are many opportunities for clinical education and research, and the option exists for a part time clinical faculty appointment with Yale.
The Medical Director of Palliative Care Services oversees the palliative care program, is responsible for ensuring the program meets yearly goals and objectives and, along with senior leadership, support the growth and quality of the services.
Position Requirements include Board Certified/Board Eligible internal medicine or family medicine physician who has completed fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and has been working in palliative care medicine. Additional experience growing a service and building an ambulatory program is desired.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and reputable service that provides the following:
- Collegial and supportive environment with access to resources and specialists across the continuum of care
- Volunteer academic and research opportunities
- Leadership opportunities
- Flexible schedule to ensure work/life balance
- Employment model with competitive compensation with excellent benefit and retirement plans including a pension and matching 403B, vacation, CME, malpractice including tail coverage and more!
Located in the beautiful New England setting of Fairfield County, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities with excellent school systems. There is quick access to New York City and Boston with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants.
To learn more, please contact:
Staff Physician Recruiter at Sophie.Kotomski@ynhh.org or 203-502-6537