Washington Health System, located in the Southwestern Pennsylvania city of Washington, Pa, is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Palliative Medicine Physician to join an established palliative/hospice service. This hospital-employed position associated with the Family Medicine Residency Program includes an attractive compensation package with full comprehensive benefits. This position carries with it the academic title of an Assistant Director in Family Medicine . In addition, when able by ACGME guidelines, will be appointed Fellowship Director in Palliative Medicine.
Inpatient consultation service now averaging 8-10 patients per day
Continue development of outpatient services
Teaching responsibilities for medical students and family medicine residents
Recruitment of fellowship candidates beginning in the fall of 2017
Develop and direct the approved Fellowship in accordance with the general and specialty-specific regulations
This unique opportunity is open to an enthusiastic candidate interested in enhancing a quality palliative medicine program while leading a training program for residents/fellows.
Washington Health System is a voluntary, not-for-profit community hospital serving Washington and its surrounding communities since 1897. Located in Washington, Pennsylvania with multiple outpatient sites throughout Washington and Greene counties, the hospital has 265 beds which include a 30 bed behavioral health unit, a 16-bassinet nursery, and an 8-bed residential hospice. The hospital’s medica...l staff consists of more than 350 of the region’s finest primary care and specialty physicians providing a full range of medical and surgical care. These include graduates of the hospital’s family practice residency program, one of the oldest and most respected in the nation. With nearly 2,000 employees, The Washington Hospital is one of the largest employers in the region. Washington Health System Greene is a 50 bed inpatient facility acquired by WHS in July 2015 and includes a 25 bed behavioral health unit. WHS Greene hospital is complemented by 4 employed practices and is located in Waynesburg, PA approximately 20 miles from Washington.