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Palliative Care Opportunity in Bridgeport, CT

Job description The Palliative Care Physician will lead our outpatient oncology efforts at Yale New Haven Health—Smilow/Bridgeport Hospital Campus. This is an opportunity to build an oncology focused practice, with leadership and growth opportunities within the Yale New Haven Health System, all at our new state of the art outpatient facility. As a part of Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport Hospital offers cancer care and treatment at Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Fairfield and Park Avenue Medical Center in Trumbull. Cancer patients who are admitted to Bridgeport Hospital are cared for by specially trained staff on a dedicated oncology unit.

The practice will involve expanding relationships with referring staff, development of oncology specific expertise, education at all levels (GME, Medical and Nursing Staff, Community), and operations related to the clinic experience. YNHH—Bridgeport Hospital Campus offers a wide range of patient populations, and outstanding clinical and academic relationships with the Yale New Haven Health main campus and Yale University. Opportunities for scholarly work and collaboration across campuses exist. Position will be primarily outpatient, but remain integrated with the inpatient hospital team for reciprocal coverage and support. Inpatient team is well established (7 years), fully interdisciplinary, and has a warm and supportive culture. The position will report to the Medical Director of Palliative Care, Bridgeport Hospital, and reside within the Center for Geriatrics and Palliative Care, offering additional collaborative benefits with Geriatrics. Bridgeport and surrounding areas offers wonderful living possibilities with easy access to New Haven and New York City.

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

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Candidate Requirements Connecticut Candidates must be board certified/eligible. In-person interview
Clinicial Workload - Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.