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Job Title: Physician Palliative Care
Status: Fulltime
Facility: Summit Palliative Care Services
Department: Palliative Care
Location: 112 North Seventh Street, Chambersburg, PA

Job Description/Summary:
Summit Palliative Care is seeking a full-time physician to do inpatient consults/family meetings at two hospitals, as well as build an outpatient clinic based on follow ups from inpatients, referrals from Oncology and other outpatient offices. Call is shared with 3 MD's in the practice.
We are very involved with our patient care and management of their symptoms. As their hospice provider, we arrange hospice care and follow them in the event they go to a local nursing home, visiting if permitted, or having them transported to outpatient clinic. We do occasional home visits when the patient is too sick. We do everything we can to prevent our patients from being admitted to the hospital if that is their wish. We offer IV Lasix and fluids through IV therapy located adjacent to the Palliative Care office. Often the therapies we can provide in the clinic averts the patient from spending hours in the ER or possibly being admitted.
We feel that having a trusting relationship and a familiar face eases the patient and family during this difficult time. Our nurses and providers do their best to follow their patients by following them from outpatient clinic, to the hospital and to the nursing home or no matter where they are.
Benefits Include:
Loan repayment
Relocation assistance
CME reimbursement
401K with employer match
Medical malpractice insurance and tail coverage
Highmark Blue Shield with standard cost sharing based on FTE status
Hours typically a 4o hour work week with participating call rotation

Franklin County is in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania where youll find mountains, lakes, and a picturesque countryside coupled with theater, music, skiing, fishing, and much more. Franklin County merges the best of small town friendliness with easy access to metropolitan areas. Were only 90 minutes from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and only 3 hours away from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Summit Health is a non-profit health care system located in south-central Pennsylvania. Our team of medical experts is compassionate, dedicated and ready to provide you with the care that you need and deserve.

Our Vision

Local, comprehensive care; inspiring hope for a healthier life.

Our Mission

Leading our Community to Health by providing high-quality, affordable, accessible health care for everyone.

Our Core Values
Integrity
Compassion
Excellence
Service

Chambersburg Hospital has received Healthgrades 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.

The distinction recognizes Chambersburg Hospital as ranking in the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. We are the only hospital in the state of Pennsylvania to receive both the 2017 Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and the 2016 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award.

It is the vision of Chambersburg Hospital to exceed each community members highest expectations for quality health care. This designation was thanks to a team effort by our employees and staff to understand of each patients individual needs and concerns and then develop a plan thats best for them.

Benefits
Competitive salary and educational loan repayment
Health, life and disability insurance
Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and match
Medical malpractice insurance and tail coverage
Generous allowances for CME, Dues, and Relocation assistance