Palliative Medicine - AdventHealth Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    JID_2662855_11718
  • Job Family
    Physician Services

Job Description



Palliative Medicine - AdventHealth Orlando

AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, is seeking a dynamic Palliative Medicine physician to join our team within our system. Our leadership has committed to redefine and expand the program with a new initiative to target the entire hospital division. Palliative care is represented at five of these institutions with a plan to increase care and expand to all campuses. The current opportunity is at the Orlando campus, AdventHealth Orlando which has a need to assist oncology and cardiology (ECMO, LVAD) in best treatment of their patients. The position will help guide inpatient consultation services of the interdisciplinary team of advanced practitioners, chaplain, pharmacist and social workers. The program has a two person AAHPM fellowship so teaching, mentorship and scholarly work is valued. Clinical care expectations include goals of care, family meetings and complex symptom management in the inpatient setting. The program strives to foster a growth mindset and appreciates its wide diversity of providers backgrounds including psychiatry, family medicine, critical care and internal medicine.

Requirements of the position include: 

  • Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills and desire to grow with the program
  • Board Certification/Eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification through one of the co-sponsoring boards.

The faith-based institution with the mission “To extend the healing ministry of Christ” has at its core a desire to provide full care to their patients through physical, emotional and spiritual care. This philosophy has led to immense support from hospital administration and medical staff.

AdventHealth Orlando is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is AdventHealth. We have ten hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 30 total hospitals in the state. Our eight hospitals encompass over 2200 beds, 2200 physicians on our medical staff, 18,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.



Practice Description

This opportunity includes the benefits of call coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This practice is part of AdventHealth Medical Group. (website) The Medical Group is a sister organization of AdventHealth which employs 700+ physicians in 60+ specialties. 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 an internationally renowned hospital that specializes in life-saving medical treatments, preventative care and pioneering research. Our healing network includes 30 hospitals and more than 100 extended service locations across the state of Florida. Everything we do is designed to fulfill our ultimate goal — to help people live a healthier, fuller life in mind, body and spirit. 

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of nine other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across nine different states; 30 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.



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.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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