Seeking Palliative Medicine Physician for Huntsville Hospital
Clinical Duties to include inpatient consults with some hospice coverage Interdisciplinary team with NPs, Music Therapy, SWs and Chaplains
Provision to include call rotation with program expansion
Future plans for Community-based Palliative Care
This employed position offers an excellent compensation package including paid vacation, CME allowance, relocation allowance, health, dental, life and malpractice insurance, and a 401k plan with employer contribution. Huntsville Hospital is a 941 bed, Level I Trauma and Regional Referral Center. The hospital has EMR, 24/7 in-house Hospitalist, Radiology, Cardiology, Trauma, Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Coverage.
Huntsville is situated in the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Alabama, and with the highest per capita income in the southeast, Huntsville is the best place to live, learn and work. We are a community on the move, rich with values and traditions while progressing with new ideas, exciting technologies and creative talents. With a population of 386,661 in the metro area, we are a high-tech, family oriented, diverse community with excellent schools, dining and entertainment.
Named #1 BEST CITY by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine
Named in Top 50 Best Places to Raise Children in the U.S. by Business Week
Named among Top Ten Smartest Cities in the World by Forbes
Received Standard & Poor’s highest possible “AAA” bond rating for strength
MD or DO from accredited medical school
Board certification in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Ideal candidate with Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Alabama Medicine License
Communicate efficiently with patients, families and team
Expertise in symptom management for patients with serious illness
Effective collaboration within an interdisciplinary framework
Demonstrate a desire to help increase Palliative Care access in the community
Participate with staff education and mentoring
Willingness to supervise residents
Comfortable supervising advanced practice providers
Internal Number: 0101
About Huntsville Hospital Health System
Huntsville Hospital was established in 1895 and is a community-based, not-for-profit hospital located in Madison County, Alabama. It has always been volunteer-led and community owned. Its nine-member governing board, the Health Care Authority of the City of Huntsville, is appointed by the Huntsville City Council.
Under the leadership of CEO David Spillers, Huntsville Hospital Health System has grown to include hospitals in Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Sheffield, Moulton and Red Bay. It is now the second-largest hospital in Alabama, with an annual economic impact exceeding $1 billion with more than 1,800 patient beds and 14,000 employees spread across North Alabama. On average, all Madison County campuses admitted more than 62,190 patients and treated more than 163,600 emergency patients per year.
Huntsville Hospital serves as the regional referral center for North Alabama and Southern Tennessee and is also a teaching facility for UAB’s Family Practice and Internal Medicine residency programs. It is also assisting to establish a nursing program at the Huntsville campus of Calhoun Community College. Huntsville Hospital is home to one of only three statewide Level I Tra...uma Centers.
In 2018, U.S. News & World Report named Huntsville the #7 Best Place to Live in the country. Forbes has named Huntsville one of the Top 20 Leading Metros for Business and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Huntsville one of the country’s Top 10 Cities for Raising Families.