MORE Palliative Medicine Options with Hartford HealthCare
Hartford HealthCare (HHC), the most comprehensive, integrated health care system in Connecticut, includes seven acute care hospitals, one of the largest behavioral health networks in New England, robust Rehabilitation and Home Care organizations, and a large multi-specialty medical group in which more than 1,000 engaged physicians and advanced practitioners practice primary and specialty care throughout the state.
HHC is seeking two Palliative Care Program Directors to join highly skilled and collegial teams to provide operational and clinical leadership for all palliative care services in its Central Region (Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState Medical Center), and its Fairfield Region (St. Vincent’s Medical Center). The successful candidate is a doctor of medicine with fellowship training in palliative care or at least 3 years of clinical experience in palliative care. In this role, the Director identifies opportunities to improve and expand the program with a focus on improving the patient and family experience.
Practice Palliative Care Medicine with an Exceptional Team
Oversee the work of the palliative care clinical team members
Participate and provide clinical leadership in the development and review of appropriate clinical protocols and programs
Lead weekly Interdisciplinary Team meetings reviewing the care of patients on service
Oversee and mentor the Palliative Care APRNs
Oversee the Palliative Care Social Work lead Bereavement Program for the Central Region
Coordinate annual strategic planning for the palliative care program, including the annual Board of Trustees meeting for the Wolfson Palliative Care program for the Central Region
Develop and oversee metrics and Quality initiatives to demonstrate program impact
Provide leadership in the identification of Palliative Care education needs for hospital staff and development of effective educational strategies
Work with hospital leadership to enhance the palliative care program’s community outreach to physicians, the public, healthcare facilities, and other applicable organizations in the community
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