Palliative Care Physician Job at WMC Advanced Physician Services PC, Valhalla, NY

  • WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
  • Valhalla, NY

Job Description

Job Details:

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Palliative Care physician to provide inpatient and outpatient specialist palliative care services to patients with serious illness as part of the Westchester Medical Center Palliative Care Section. Under the supervision of the Palliative Medicine Section Chief, the physician will work with a multidisciplinary palliative care team including nurse practitioners, social worker, and chaplain in providing specialist level palliative care. Job


  • Provides inpatient and outpatient palliative care services to patients with serious illness at Westchester Medical Center
  • Assists with development of an ambulatory palliative medicine practice
  • Provides comprehensive assessment and management of pain and other symptoms in the setting of serious illness
  • Conducts advance care planning and goals of care discussions with patients and families.
  • Facilitates access to appropriate supportive care services
  • Teaches principles of palliative care to other hospital staff as part of hospital wide palliative care educational initiatives
  • Provides precepting and supervision of fellows, residents and medical students participating in palliative care clinical rotations
  • Participates in Palliative Medicine Section quality improvement projects and other initiatives

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school (MD/DO)
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with fellowship desired or at least 2 years’ experience in palliative care
  • Unrestricted NYS medical licensure, or the ability to obtain one

About Us:

WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information, visit


WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

WMC Advanced Physician Services PC


We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Saving Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Flexible hours,

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