Physician (Hospice &Palliative Care), VM-0602-00, Extended Care & Rehabilitation
Recruiting a full-time Physician for the Hospice & Palliative Care (H&PC) clinic located in the Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service Line.Responsibilities
- Hospice and Palliative Care is a continuum of comfort-oriented and supportive services, with a goal to achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms, and restoration of functional capacity to the greatest extent possible.
- Hospice and Palliative Care programs emphasize comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the Veteran.
- Palliative care emphasizes symptom control for life-limiting illness.
- Hospice and Palliative Care Physician will work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals from medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, chaplaincy and other providers to meet the needs of Veterans and families served by this program.
Work Schedule: Administrative days, Monday-Friday
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
If you are a new Federal Employee or a transfer from another Federal agency, Education Debt Reduction Program funding may be authorized for the health professional education that was required of the position. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Recruitment Incentive: A recruitment incentive may be authorized.
This is an "Open and Continuous" announcement. Applicants will be reviewed for all required documentation and referred every two weeks until the vacancy is filled.
Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 15