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Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Neptune, NJ
*Full Time*

Hackensack Meridian Health seeks a fellowship trained, BC/BE Palliative Care Physician. The successful candidate will provide both outpatient and inpatient palliative care to patients at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. The outpatient role will be embedded in the cancer center in Hackensack Meridians brand-new, $265 million, state of the art academic Hope Tower. Inpatient coverage will be provided in the region's only university-level academic medical center, with services that include a Level II Regional Trauma Center, a Stroke Rescue Center, and the shores only Cardiac Surgery program. This position has a unique opportunity to grow the Hackensack Meridian Health palliative care program and has outstanding educational opportunities to teach palliative care to residents and medical students. Additionally, the position has significant leadership and growth potential.

Additional Key Responsibilities:
Provide palliative care consultation services
Consult with the primary physician and the interdisciplinary team to establish a written plan of care
Facilitate access to appropriate supportive care services.
Partner with Medical Director to provide continuing education to staff, residents, and other health care providers
Participate in clinical research and future publications
Assist in quality and performance improvement activities
Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization

Qualified candidate must be BC/BE in Hospice/Palliative Medicine with experience beyond board certification. NJ Medical license in good standing is required. Superior organizational, communication and leadership skills expected. Prior experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred.
In addition to our collegial work environment, we offer a highly competitive compensation package which includes: medical/dental plans, and 403(b) retirement plan. For immediate consideration, please submit your CV to: .

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care network in New Jersey offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life enhancing care aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two childrens hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers - HackensackUMC in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; childrens hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Childrens Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Childrens Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals -Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.