PRN Palliative Physician- Mt. Vernon

Alexandria, Virginia
Apr 11, 2023
Jun 01, 2023
Emergency Medicine
Contract Type
Job Description

The Palliative Medicine & Comprehensive Care program is seeking a Hospice and Palliative Medicine BC/BE physician to join their team. The team currently consists of an interdisciplinary team including 4 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, 3 social workers, a chaplain, and program manager. Our comprehensive, expert team, provides specialty consultation throughout the 912 bed hospital campus, comprised of Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, and Inova Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

We aim to enhance the provision of palliative care by all service providers by incorporating PC specialists into the fabric of other service lines in the form of committee engagement, policy review and creation, and ongoing educational efforts. This integrated model will lead to transformation of care for patients with chronic, progressive, serious illness and end of life care. Palliative care will improve health outcomes by providing effective, efficient care that is patient and family centered.

Strengths of the program Include: Critical support from institutional leadership based upon repeated demonstration of quality and financial outcomes, highly motivated and high functioning collaborative IDT, respect and rapport of palliative care across the hospital community, routine collection of operational data, strong grants department to assist with grant funding opportunities, a leader who desires to foster growth and meet the unique professional development needs of each team member.

-BC / BE in Palliative Care
-Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Virginia
-Credentialed by the INOVA Health System

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