Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning.
Suncoast Hospice was established in 1977 by a group of volunteers who realized the value of hospice care and wanted to bring it to their community. As a member of Empath Health, we are a nonprofit organization that provides care, compassion and comfort to thousands of Pinellas County residents.
We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Physician to provide medical care and treatment for the patients served by Empath Health Pinellas County care teams or consultative palliative care to Empath Health patients. This position will primarily be focused on working with providing certifications for patients to be admitted to our hospice program.
Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.
Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.
As a Physician with Empath Health you must be patient/family focused, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community.
Other requirements of this role include: • Licensure: Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida • Certifications: CPR required • MD or DO from an accredited medical school • Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties’ recognized specialty that deals with care of the terminally ill, such as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Oncology or Geriatrics. • Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management • Minimum of three years post graduate medical practice experience • Valid Florida driver’s license and automobile insurance as per agency policies • Ability to make home/residence visits • Basic keyboarding and computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word or comparable programs
Other benefits include:
• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance • Voluntary term life insurance • Short-term and long-term disability • Professional group liability insurance • 29 Days Paid Time Off annually • Flexible spending accounts • Retirement savings plan with employer match • Mileage reimbursement • Cell phone plan discounts • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Tuition reimbursement • Local, state and national workshops and conferences • Advanced certification courses • Leadership development programs • Much more!
Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
Internal Number: 4683
About Empath Health
Founded in 1977 by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. Today, their vision and mission remain the cornerstones of our work and organizational soul.
Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit organization committed to serving those living with chronic and terminal illnesses, nearing the end of life, or experiencing grief. Suncoast Hospice cares for patients and helps to guide their families as they provide care and make decisions. Suncoast Hospice is community based, offering comprehensive hospice and palliative care, caregiver education, individual and group counseling, spiritual support and many other programs to those it serves regardless of race, age, faith, diagnosis or financial circumstances.
Our goal is to help each person in our community maintain the best quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Toward that goal, we continue to add new programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community.
Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion thr...ough extraordinary care, hope through innovative services, and inspiration through endless encouragement.
To be the leader in life-changing healthcare