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Palliative Care Physician

Location: Milford
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Careers in Milford Regional's Healthcare System Palliative Care PhysicianApply Now Department MRPG- Palliative Care Schedule Part-time benefits Shift Days Hours TBD Job ID 19175 PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIAN MILFORD REGIONAL PALLIATIVE CARE , part of the Milford Regional Healthcare System, is seeking a Palliative Care Physician to join our dedicated group of providers. The selected candidate will join an established palliative care program that offers inpatient palliative care consultative services with the future opportunity to offer outpatient palliative care services as well. Teaching opportunities exist for the physician to mentor medical students and house staff, as well as take on supervisory responsibility for Advanced Practice Clinicians. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited medical school and be board certified or board eligible. Palliative care experience is required, with Hospice/Palliative Medicine Board certification or eligibility preferred. BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salaries plus and comprehensive benefits package
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Generous paid time off
  • Eligible for two retirement plans: a 403(b) with company match and a 457(b) with $15,000/year employer contribution
  • $3,500 CME allowance with rollover, and paid time off for CME attendance
  • Employment qualifies for government's Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Professional support from a large team of experienced physicians & specialists
  • Teaching opportunity with medical students and residents
  • Our hospital system has affiliations with Dana Farber Cancer Institute, UMass, and Brigham and Women's hospitals
  • Our service area has been one of the fastest growing areas in the state
  • Not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) tax exempt charitable corporation
  • High performance rates on clinical quality measures ABOUT THE MILFORD REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM : Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and the Milford Regional Physician Group together form the Milford Regional Healthcare System. The Milford Regional Healthcare System is a comprehensive healthcare system that consists of the largest multi-specialty physician group in our region, and a full-service, community and regional teaching hospital. Milford Regional is a 149-bed, nonprofit, acute-care facility serving a region of 20-plus towns. With over 300 primary care and specialty physicians on the medical staff, our physicians are skilled in the most advanced procedures and technology, and provide personalized patient care in a warm and caring environment. We have a mix of newer physicians and those who have been with our group for many years, and the collaboration between them results in creative approaches to patient care. Our physicians are stakeholders in the Group who have the opportunity to influence decisions. These ideals, along with professional support, a patient-centered approach to care, and a satisfying work/life balance has helped us to retain physicians. Milford Regional Physician Group is a member of the Mass General Brigham Community Physicians Organization and a leader in quality care and patient satisfaction. Our system's affiliations with Brigham & Women's Hospital, UMASS Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute have propelled us to the forefront of cutting edge innovation in healthcare. We are ideally situated less than 45 minutes from Boston, Worcester and Providence, RI. This central location offers something for everyone to enjoy from museums and concert arenas to wonderful restaurants and up-and-coming breweries - and for sports fans, New Englanders get to call the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins their home teams. Our local area offers outstanding school systems and a wide variety of residential options, from suburban neighborhoods to idyllic country living. MRMC, our home hospital, is an award-winning community medical center with a new emergency department and intensive care unit, and affiliations with some of the best academic medical centers in our state. We are honored to have been recognized for our exceptional quality of care many times, including those mentioned below.
    • Our primary care offices have received NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home recognition.
    • Milford Regional Physician Group has been named to Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll every year since its inception
    • MRPG continues to receive high ratings on the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) annual patient experience survey, with 93% of adult patients and 98% of pediatric patients reporting that they would be willing to recommend their MRPG physician to family and friends.
    • A number of our practices and physicians have earned Gatehouse Media Reader's Choice awards each year with recognition as a Regional Favorite.
    • Our President, Dr. Patrick McSweeney, was recognized by Boston Magazine as one of Boston's Top Doctors in 2019, and was one of only 22 Family Practitioners named to the 2019 list.
    • Milford Regional Medical Center was awarded an 'A' in the 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Milford Regional's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. This was the sixth consecutive time Milford Regional has been distinguished with an 'A' rating."
    • Milford Regional was recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report, whose annual ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care.
    • Milford Regional Medical Center was named as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country according to the Lown Institute Hospitals Index, released in 2020 which ranks hospitals based on value of care provided, quality of care and civic leadership.
      Apply Now Milford Regional Staff Move into a New WingNurse of Distinction Nominee Joan Ruane PACU/SDCMilford Regional Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

Keywords: MILFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Milford , Palliative Care Physician, Healthcare , Milford, Connecticut

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