The Pediatric Palliative Care program at Phoenix Children’s seeks a full time BE/BC pediatric palliative care physician.
The Phoenix Children’s Palliative Care program is a robust clinical service, providing both inpatient and outpatient consultations and ongoing visits to children with serious medical conditions. The program currently includes 7 HPM board certified physicians, nurse practitioner, full time psychology and social work support, a bereavement program, affiliated interdisciplinary team support and an ACGME accredited fellowship program. The palliative medicine consultation service works closely with colleagues in oncology, critical care, cardiology, general pediatrics, and numerous other specialties in the hospital. In addition, this program works closely with the local hospice agency that provides pediatric home hospice services, home palliative care, and care in the inpatient hospice unit.
This is a 1.0 FTE clinical position with duties in both the inpatient and outpatient consultation service. Faculty appointment through the University of Arizona is expected with teaching opportunities for fellows, residents and medical students. This program uses a consultation service model. It is anticipated that this program will continue to expand services and candidates with interest in program development, research, and fellowship development are encouraged to apply.
The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.
MD or DO degree. (Required)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.