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Palliative Care & Hospice Physician - LCI Center for Supportive Care & Survivorship

Date Posted: Mar 19, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 00150220
Job Family: Physicians
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 28011005035083-Palliative Care Services - LCI
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite qualified Palliative Medicine Physician candidates to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Department of Supportive Oncology at Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC.

The Department of Supportive Oncology at The Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) within Carolinas HealthCare System is currently seeking a board-certified Palliative Medicine Physician to join their established practice of 6 BC Physicians and 2 Advanced Practice Providers at The Center for Supportive Care and Survivorship in Charlotte, NC.

About the Opportunity:

  • Must be BC/BE in Hospice/Palliative Medicine
  • Experience in oncology is strongly preferred and experience in an outpatient setting is ideal
  • Opportunity to practice in multiple clinic settings
  • Ability to supervise Advanced Care Practitioners (NPs and PAs)
  • Experience in novel symptom management with a team-based approach for consultations and co-management
  • Opportunities for tele-medicine
  • Academic and research collaborations are available

About the Department:

  • Led by internationally renowned physician, Dr. Declan Walsh
  • Palliative Medicine is one of 8 Sections within the Dept of Supportive Oncology. Other Sections include Integrative Oncology, Cancer Rehab, Oncology Nutrition, PsychoOncology, Navigation, Cancer Survivorship, and Senior Oncology
  • Access to multiple clinical trials with fully integrated research trial department

About the Practice:

  • Integration into LCI with strong referral streams and access to LCI/AH resources 
  • Large tertiary referral center
  • Excellent access to ancillary support services
  • Great collegiality within the practice and support among other specialists and administration
  • Tenured RN staff

About the Community:

Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest-growing big cities and is projected to increase in population 71% by 2030. The area features the following attributes: World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, as well as an abundance of arts, musical, and cultural opportunities. Numerous professional sports including the NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR, Carolina Knights baseball, Charlotte Checkers hockey and world-class training facilities at the US National Whitewater Center, as well as unlimited year-round recreational opportunities. Excellent public and private schools and numerous top ranked colleges and universities throughout the greater Charlotte region. Easy access to beautiful Blue Ridge mountains and some of the nation’s most popular beaches. Immediate airport access and convenient proximity to multiple major metropolitan areas.

The Levine Cancer Institute of Atrium Health is a unique institution designed with the innovative vision to deliver outstanding cancer care across the Carolinas, building upon its strong network of affiliated hospitals and providers. At LCI, there are more than 200 cancer doctors experienced in treating the full spectrum of solid tumor and blood cancers. With training from some of the nation’s best cancer programs and expertise in treating even the rarest and most challenging cases, our specialists have the knowledge and skill needed to best treat our patients.

Atrium Health is the second largest non-profit healthcare system in the United States, and its cancer programs serve 4.7 million people across the Carolinas with 14 thousand new cases diagnosed annually. The Institute provides the headquarters in Charlotte, where specialized clinical activity interface with extensive research and educational endeavors.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.

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