AdventHealth is looking for a dynamic Palliative Medicine Medical Director to continue to develop and oversee our program at our major tertiary facility in downtown Orlando and in our system in the Central Florida area which consists of eight hospitals. This physician would provide the clinical leadership and expertise for the palliative care team to improve patient care throughout the hospital. We are also launching a Palliative Medicine fellowship in 2019. Prior experience with directing or developing a program is required. The new leader would continue to build effective relationships with referring physicians to ensure excellent follow-up by our existing team of palliative medicine physicians. The Medical Director would also build an improved culture of collaboration among specialists, PCP’s and nurses to meet the needs of patients and families.

Requirements of the position include:

  • Five years experience in Palliative Medicine post training.
  • Active Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards.
  • Previous experience in directing a program.

Working within a faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ”, full support from hospital administration, and strong collegial partners within the Graduate Medical Education program make this an extremely enticing opportunity.

Practice Description

This is an employment opportunity through AdventHealth Medical Group, a 600+ physician, multi-specialty organization. AHMG is a sister organization of AdventHealth Orlando and is under our parent company, AdventHealth. This model offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes occurrence-based malpractice coverage, health insurance for the physician and his/her family, relocation expenses, paid leave days, a generous 403b retirement plan, CME days and a CME allowance. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 9 different states; 28 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Location Description

Office is located within minutes of beautiful downtown Orlando. Very convenient to work, many gorgeous homes, shopping and schools.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.