Baylor College of Medicine/ Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (BSMLC) seeks a BC/BE Physician to serve in the role of Chief of Palliative Care at BSLMC with an academic title at Baylor College of Medicine and an appointment in the Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine. We are seeking a Palliative Care trained physician with experience building a palliative care program. The leader will have sufficient dedicated non-clinical effort for administrative, quality improvement and education activities.
Their task is to develop inpatient and ICU consult services with focus on 1) cardiovascular disease, 2) ICU, and 3) general/serious advanced illnesses (COPD, liver disease, cancer). Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Future growth, including outpatient services will be supported.
This role will oversee the BSLMC Palliative team consisting of two board-certified palliative medicine physicians, two palliative care nurse practitioners, and an administrative coordinator. Other health professionals and a hospital ethics committee support the team.
Preferred: Board Certification in Geriatric Medicine with relevant experience in geriatrics consultation.
Internal Number: 4399
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