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Physician - Palliative Care Job in Charlotte, NC

Pediatric Palliative Care Program Director needed in Charlotte, NC

Atrium Health Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 03/02/2021
  • 846362

The Pediatric Advanced Care Team at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is seeking a Program Director to strengthen the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care.  Candidates with 5+ years of experience are preferred. Opportunities for program growth include developing a more structured outpatient presence, assisting in the formalization of a pediatric pain team, enhancing bereavement support, and promoting quality improvement endeavors. Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is required. 

Highlights:

  • The well-established team includes a physician, pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse coordinator, and social worker.
  • Currently, the team does primarily inpatient work with some ambulatory visits for pre-transplant evaluations, prenatal consults, and occasional pain management consults for pediatric oncology.
  • Well integrated throughout Levine Children’s, including strong relationships with PICU, CVICU, NICU, BMT, and heart transplant teams.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with pastoral care, clinical child life services, and music therapy.
  • Excellent working relationship with three hospice organizations, two of which also provide home palliative care.
  • Participation in resident education.
  • Additional opportunities exist for, community engagement, and philanthropy.