Are you ready to make a real difference in someone’s life? If you’re compassionate, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community, you’ll find the right place as a Palliative Care Hospice Physician at Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health. We’re looking for an employed physician to provide medical care and treatment for the patients serviced by Suncoast Hospice Pinellas County Care Teams in the following positions.
Several roles are currently available:
Care Center Physician - Palm Harbor
Home Team Physician - St Petersburg
In these critical roles, you will provide physician direction and guidance to the Suncoast Hospice program to assure the maintenance of quality care for patients and families. In addition, you will participate in the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meeting, perform certification, recertification, provide symptom control expertise, perform clinical visits in the home or inpatient setting and provide regulatory visits to meet recertification requirements. You will also serve as an educator and researcher of hospice care.
The ideal candidate must possess an MD or DO from an accredited medical school, along with Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties recognized specialty that deals with care of the terminally ill, such as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Oncology, or Geriatrics. Knowledge and previous experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management with a minimum of three years post graduate medical practice experience is required. State of Florida licensure and valid Florida driver’s and automobile insurance as per agency policies is also necessary, as you will be making home/residence visits on a regular basis. .
We offer a full range of benefits including: health, vision, dental, generous paid time off, mileage/tuition reimbursement, malpractice insurance and peace of mind.
MD or DO from an accredited medical school Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties recognized specialty that deals with care of the terminally ill, such as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Oncology, or Geriatrics Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management
Minimum of three years post graduate medical practice experience
Valid Florida driver’s license and automobile insurance as per agency policies Ability to make home/residence visits
Basic keyboarding and computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word or comparable programs
Founded in 1977 by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. Today, their vision and mission remain the cornerstones of our work and organizational soul.
Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit organization committed to serving those liv...ing with chronic and terminal illnesses, nearing the end of life, or experiencing grief. Suncoast Hospice cares for patients and helps to guide their families as they provide care and make decisions. Suncoast Hospice is community based, offering comprehensive hospice and palliative care, caregiver education, individual and group counseling, spiritual support and many other programs to those it serves regardless of race, age, faith, diagnosis or financial circumstances.
Our goal is to help each person in our community maintain the best quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Toward that goal, we continue to add new programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community.
Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services, and inspiration through endless encouragement.
To be the leader in life-changing healthcare