Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is seeking a palliative care physician.
You will work with patients and their families to identify and alleviate physical and emotional pain and other symptoms associated with a serious health condition. Devote time to intensive family meetings, ensure coordinated care across health care settings, link patients and family members to support groups and other services and improve access to information so patients can make confident, well-informed decisions about their care.
Jamaica Hospital is a 408-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that serves its community as a Level I Trauma Center and Stroke Center. In 2015, JHMC treated nearly 120,000 patients in its Emergency Department, approximately 300,000 patients in its Ambulatory Care Centers on the main campus and at affiliate sites in the community. Nearly 3,000 deliveries were performed at Jamaica Hospital’s modern Labor and Delivery Suites.