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Physician - Palliative Medicine

Job ID: 8552
Job Category: Physician
Job Type: Clinical Physician
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

Palliative Medicine - MD/DO - Jackson, MS

Baptist Memorial Palliative Medicine Services

Baptist Memorial Health Care is a network of hospitals throughout the Mid-South that includes 22 affiliate hospitals across 3 states and facilities that encompass an array of home care and hospice agencies, hospitals, minor medical clinics, behavioral health programs and a network of surgery, rehabilitation and other outpatient centers. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Jackson is Mississippi's only Magnet © certified hospital, and for the past several years, has been named the Top Hospital in Mississippi by U.S. News and World Reports. We are a 650 bed hospital that supports a full array of specialties and procedures, and is one of Mississippi's highest volume hospitals.

The vision of the Palliative Medicine Service is to build the Specialty Palliative Medicine inpatient consult service under the hospitalist umbrella. Our goal is to support our hospitalist team on a consultant basis for inpatient work, and eventually grow outpatient clinics, and expand home-based palliative medicine visits among Baptist patients. Baptist works with a separate, established hospice group that will support the Palliative Medicine Service. We want to reach all patients who are diagnosed with a serious or life-limiting condition at the beginning of their journey and at any other stage of their disease process.

  • Build the foundation for our first Palliative Care team in Jackson, with the long-term goal to become one of 9 Palliative Care Leadership Centers
  • Initially, our Palliative Care team will consist of:
    • 1 Board Certified Palliative Medicine Physician
    • 1 Certified Nurse Practitioner
    • 1 Dedicated Registered Nurse
    • 1 Dedicated Clinical Social Worker
    • 1 Dedicated Chaplain
  • Participate in expanding to outpatient palliative clinics
  • Participate in expanding to palliative home-based setting
  • Help develop Palliative Medicine Inpatient Service Policies and Protocols

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Palliative Medicine

  • H1B and J-1 Visa Support
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Complete benefits package
  • Relocation Allotment
  • This is an employed opportunity with Baptist Memorial

Community Information

Nestled inside the historic Natchez Trace, Jackson, Mississippi's Capital City, is home to amazing restaurants, vibrant museums and theatres, and beautifully restored historic homes and parks. You can catch a minor league baseball game at our beautiful, family-friendly stadium, TrustmarkPark, watch the Jackson State's Sonic Boom of the South fire up fans at one of the nation's top HBCUs, take a sunset cruise around the Ross Barnett Reservoir, or join a Century Ride up the Trace. There is much to offer everyone in our warm and inviting community!

The Jackson metro area has the state's top rated school districts and multiple private school offerings, where diversity and opportunity abound. Jackson metro area schools annually attract national recognition and honors for the innovative programs and academic excellence provided to students of all ages. With so many choices, parents have the opportunity to choose what will truly be best for their child.

One of the most attractive features of life in the Jackson metro area is a remarkably low cost of living. According to the World Population Review, Mississippi has the lowest cost of living of all 50 states, with very affordable house prices and some of the lowest income and property taxes in the nation! From the price of dinner to the cost to purchase a home, your dollar will travel much farther in the south! We welcome visitors and new residents with enthusiasm, and encourage you to take a look today!

Job Summary:

Position: 11696 - Physician - Palliative Medicine

Facility: MBMC-Hospital

Department: JS Hospitalists MBMC

Category: Physician

Type: Clinical Physician

Work Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: Days

Location: US:MS:Jackson

Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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