SPECIALTY Palliative Medicine – Regional Medical Director
HOSPITAL Mercy Health Physician Partners
LOCATION Grand Rapids, Michigan
PRACTICE MODEL Employment
STATUS Full Time
REQUIREMENTS Board Certified or Board Eligible
CALL COVERAGE TBD
Mercy Health Physician Partners has an excellent full time opportunity for a Palliative Medicine – Regional Medical Director to join our West Michigan Palliative Care team located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, Michigan.
Our program provides family-oriented medical care for life-limiting illnesses, such as advanced cancer, advanced heart failure or advanced neurological diseases, among other serious illnesses. Focusing on identifying and relieving pain and symptoms of a serious illness is the specialized role of this medical care. Our goal is to improve a patient’s quality of life by anticipating, preventing and relieving pain, symptoms and distress from diagnosis through treatment or at any stage of their illness, regardless of current treatment plans.
The schedule for this opportunity is 0.6 FTE Clinical and 0.4 FTE Medical Director/Administrative. Clinical time will be dedicated to Mercy Health Saint Mary's in Grand Rapids. The Medical Director role is for the entire region – Grand Rapids and Muskegon.
Physicians must be Board Certified in their specialty within five years of completion of residency.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right Palliative Medicine – Regional Medical Director to join a team dedicated to a mission of excellence in patient satisfaction and best clinical outcomes.
Mercy Health Physician Partners offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including:
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Long and Short Term Disability
Malpractice Insurance with Tail
Vacation & CME
403b Plan & Flex Plan
Relocation Assistance Provided
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Health Physician Partners is a multi-specialty network of more than 500 primary care and specialist physicians and growing. Our goal is to improve community health by providing easily accessible, high quality health care. In fact, quality improvement and excellence in care are at the core of our philosophy. Our many office locations throughout the greater Grand Rapids area offer convenience and easy access to care. In addition, Mercy Health Physician Partners has several weekend urgent care or express care centers.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, known for its unique combination of urban sophistication and small-town warmth, Grand Rapids is located in Western Michigan on the banks of the legendary Grand River. Incorporated in 1839, today the community is rated among the top cities in the U.S., combining family-friendliness with safety, cleanliness, and an uncommon commitment to enterprise. Businesses tend to thrive because of the region’s famous work ethic and a historical commitment to the value of innovation.
Located just minutes away from the splendor of Lake Michigan beaches and dozens of quaint lakeshore towns and villages, Grand Rapids has developed a regional reputation for major artistic and cultural events, a full calendar of stage plays and concerts, outstanding museums, and a world-class botanical garden and sculpture park.
Greater Grand Rapids is Michigan’s fastest growing region. A growing economy, outstanding health care, low cost of living, award-winning schools and diverse cultural options are just a few reasons why Grand Rapids is a great place to live. The region is home to people of nearly every race, creed, color, religion and national origin – the public school students alone represent more than 40 languages and 53 countries.
Conveniently located between Detroit and Chicago near Michigan's western shoreline, Grand Rapids is a center for manufacturing excellence, life science discovery, and technological innovation. The region is now the center of one of the largest investment in life sciences in the country. More than $1 billion has been invested in research and patient care – propelling Greater Grand Rapids onto the elite list of America’s top sustainable, knowledge-based economies.
Muskegon, Michigan was rated #13 in the Top Places for Physicians and Surgeons survey by GoodCall.com in 2015.
Muskegon offers a taste for every season. Summer’s warm weather creates the perfect backdrop of blue skies and bright sunshine, ideal for spending time on the beach. Winter’s crisp, clean air and deep snows offer powder-perfect snowboarding, sledding, skating and skiing. The vivid Spring greenery and spectacular Autumn colors, complimented by mild temperatures, enhance the ideal arena for biking, fishing, and golfing. In addition to the lush outdoor treasures, festivals, live theatre and musical entertainment, vibrant history and rich culinary experiences give a whole new reason to Experience the Lake Effect!
A torch has been lit in the Muskegon area, igniting a burst of new development, cultural opportunities and year-round recreation in a community that continues to evolve and excite. Muskegon is a region with a plan: to unite in successful enterprises, revel in stunning natural resources and amenities, support tourism and provide quality of life that includes a range of residential communities in safe, friendly neighborhoods.
The knowledge-based economy is buoyed by the inventive entrepreneurs bringing the latest in technology and advancement to the area, as well as business owners who are the backbone. They are supported by family-owned businesses and service jobs that cater to visitors who flock to West Michigan to enjoy one-of-a-kind shopping opportunities, pristine beaches, protected dunes and lush lakes and rivers.
Forbes magazine recently ranked Muskegon as #12 nationwide for culture and leisure venues among cities its size and Muskegon is the highest-ranking city in Michigan for job growth.
Located at the heart of the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline, Muskegon County is just a short drive, flight, bus, or ferry ride from cities like Detroit, Milwaukee, and Chicago.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.
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About Trinity Health
Trinity Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States, with 93 hospitals and more than 97,000 employees. We have over 3,900 employed physicians and thousands of affiliated physicians who provide high quality health care and represent all specialties.Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.At Trinity, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of the Trinity Health system, we encourage you to explore the possibilities.