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Palliative Care Physician/Medical Director Opportunity in Beautiful, Coastal Southeastern Virginia

Company: Riverside Medical Group
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEM MISSION:To care for others as we would care for those we love.
Join us on the Chesapeake Bay coast of Virginia where sailing, fishing, championship golf, andoutstanding schools are just part of the reason youshouldconsider relocating to our community!
Practice Opportunity: Williamsburg
Riverside Health Systems Lifelong Health (LLH) division is seeking a Geriatric Physician/Medical Director who is passionate about providing care for older adults to join us at one of our upscale continuing care retirement communities, Patriots Colony in Williamsburg, Virginia.Position Highlights

  • BE/BC in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics required
  • Part of the largest sub-specialty (Lifelong Health) in the Medical Group

    Practice Opportunity: Newport News
    Riverside Health Systems Lifelong Health (LLH) division is seeking a Palliative Care Physician/Medical Director to work with our interdisciplinary team at Riverside Regional Medical Center. In this exciting collaborative leadership role for Riverside Health System, you would:
    • Provide medical direction for an interdisciplinary palliative care consult team at Riverside Regional Medical Center, a 600-bed tertiary care hospital.
    • Implement models of care within other hospitals, LLH facilities and outpatient services, including integration with Riverside Medical Group practices.
    • Support development of palliative care protocols and pathways by working collaboratively with the Service Line Chief and RHS Physician and Nurse Leadership.
    • Assist with recruitment of additional palliative care physicians and APPs.
    • Enhance geriatric and palliative medicine education to attract medical students to Family Medicine and transitional residencies.

      Position Highlights
      • BE/BC in Palliative Care required
      • Part of the largest sub-specialty (Lifelong Health) in the Medical Group
      • Monday-Friday only, with no weekends
      • 12-14 patients a day, on average
      • Oversee 3 Nurse Practitioners (offering home-based care)
      • Medical Director role includes continuing to build the Palliative Care specialty
      • 1 week of call every 2 months (telemedicine only)
      • Guaranteed base salary with additional Medical Director stipend

        Riverside Benefits
        • Worked RVU model
        • Sign-on bonus
        • Excellent benefits package
        • Paid malpractice
        • Relocation allowance
        • 6-weeks PTO
        • Annual CME allowance
        • Riverside Health System is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, qualified for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
        • Unable to support J1 visa providers

          Lifestyle of the Virginia Peninsula (Yorktown-Hampton-Newport News-Williamsburg-Gloucester)
          • Fish, sail, or water ski on the James River or the Chesapeake Bay.
          • Unique assortment of cultural and historical amenities as well as sophisticated dining and entertainment.
          • Annual LPGA golf tournament attracts the top golfers in the world.
          • 2 place in the United States to raise a family (Parenthood magazine).
          • Multitude of outstanding educational options; including local colleges and universities.
          • Advanced placement courses at all area high schools.
          • 3 international baccalaureate programs, magnet school for science and technology, high school for the arts.
          • Population/service area: 650,000; 45 minutes to the Atlantic Ocean, 70 minutes to Richmond, 3 hours to Washington, DC,and the Outer Banks, NC.
          • Average home price: $197,000 with 4 beautiful seasons.
          • Three airports to choose from.
            Specialized Clinical Expertise with a Sense of CommunityRiverside Medical Group is one of Virginias largest and most diverse multi-specialty group practices. 700+ providers, across every clinical specialty and subspecialty, care for close to a half-million patients. Many of the nations top providers choose to practice medicine at Riverside. Our clinical team is the best of the best from the first Virginian to serve as President of the American Academy of Family Physicians to the physician author raising funds for underserved populations to those holding national leadership positions.
            Riverside Medical Group is governed by an elected Board of Directors who are actively practicing physicians and advanced practice providers from our primary care, specialty and hospital-based services. In 2021, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the following strategic goals to align with our health system's three-year strategic plan. Riverside Medical Group will:
          • Be a Destination Clinician Medical Group.
          • Be a Destination Healthcare Provider.
          • Be a Top Decile Performer in Reported Quality Outcomes.
          • Operate a High-Performance Provider Network (payor- and employer-preferred).
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