Hospice/ Palliative Care-Physician Job at St. Elizabeth Physicians, Edgewood, KY

  • St. Elizabeth Physicians
  • Edgewood, KY

Job Description

BC/BE Palliative/Hospice physician wanted to join a diverse IDT that includes chaplaincy, social work, RN, and pharmacy support. Teaching opportunities for HPM fellow, resident physicians, as well as medical, nursing, and social work students. This diverse practice can be tailored to your clinical interests including an inpatient palliative medicine consulting service, outpatient palliative clinic, 16 bed inpatient hospice unit, and homebased hospice visits. Shared call that is conducive to quality work-life balance.


We are part of a growing, well-respected group with the full support of our award-winning hospital system, St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Join the St. Elizabeth team and enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, a great place to live and work and a very substantial referral base. 

The Palliative/Hospice Physician is primarily responsible for providing care services to the patient and his/her family to identify, control or alleviate physical and emotional discomfort, and other symptoms that often accompany a serious health condition. The Palliative/Hospice Physician must be able to hold intensive meetings with family members, and ensuring that delivery of care is coordinated across the health care setting. The Palliative/Hospice Physician   works closely with other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. The Palliative/Hospice Physician   is a highly visible position that is always responsible for creating a positive impression with patients, administration , and others he/she encounters, both in person and on the phone.


The Palliative/Hospice Physician is accountable for activities that support meeting St. Elizabeth Physicians’ financial goals and objectives. The Palliative/Hospice Physician   is responsible to support all members of the Administrative and Management Teams.

Must have graduated from a professional school and completed in good standing an accredited post-graduate residency training program, and completed a Palliative/Hospice fellowship. Must be able to obtain a state license in which you will practice as a Palliative/Hospice Physician. Must be and remain board certified (with a lapse of no longer than a year) in principal practice specialty or become and remain board certified (with a lapse of no longer than a year) within six years of completion of post-graduate medical training. Board certification must be recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties or the American Osteopathic Association.

St. Elizabeth Physicians is a  physician led multi-specialty physician group organization consisting of 451 physicians, 244 advanced practice providers and more than 2,200 non-provider associates. We are very proud of our culture around physician wellness and our high physician engagement and satisfaction scores. St. Elizabeth Physicians serves more than 364,000 patients in our more than 165 conveniently located practices in Kentucky and Indiana. In partnership with St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we are transforming how care is delivered in our region.

We are a mission and values driven organization, focused on patient-centered care, accountability, community, innovation, teamwork and excellence. St. Elizabeth is a regional healthcare provider continually recognized as one of the nation's best. We are also a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This network provides access to proven protocols, eConsults and unparalleled experience. It supports our mission to ensure our patients receive comprehensive and compassionate care - anywhere. St. Elizabeth Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diversity of our associates.

Molly Kammler

Physician Recruiter

St. Elizabeth Physicians


Job Tags

Full time,

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