The Palliative Medicine Program invites applications for a Johns Hopkins University physician position based at our Johns Hopkins Hospital location. We are seeking candidates with board-certification in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Both faculty track and clinical positions are available, with academic rank commensurate with level of experience. Full-time and part-time positions are also available.
The Palliative Medicine Program has faculty from a wide range of departments and fields, including oncology, medicine, geriatrics, anesthesiology and critical care medicine, surgery, as well as nursing and pharmacy. The successful candidate will have strong clinical skills necessary to join our rapidly growing program. Opportunities to enhance services specifically in our outpatient setting, and in collaboration with our hospice partner are now available through planned expansion. Applicants should demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in clinical care, house-staff education, or quality improvement and research. The candidate will have opportunities for mentorship and scholarship.
Applications must be submitted electronically as a PDF file that includes detailed curriculum vitae, a description of the candidate’s primary academic research or clinical and educational interests, a brief description of their interests in a position in our program, and the names and addresses of three references to the search committee chair at the address below.
Michelle Churchill, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN
Lead Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe St.
Blalock Building, 359
Baltimore, MD 21287-0014
The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
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About Johns Hopkins Hospital
The Palliative Medicine Program provides compassionate, supportive care for patients and families receiving treatment from the members of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Our staff of experts supports patients and families throughout their illness, providing them the type of care they need every step of the way. They manage symptoms, set medically appropriate goals and help people make the most of their time.
Working in partnership with a patient’s primary physician and team, the palliative care team provides:
•Expert treatment of pain and other symptoms
•Close, clear communication
•Help navigating the health care system
•Guidance with difficult decisions and complex information
•Detailed practical information and assistance
•Emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family