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Hospice and Palliative Care

Company: Summa Health
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Summa Health is seeking a board certified/board eligible Hospice & Palliative Care physician to join our employed physician group, Summa Health Medical Group. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of 350+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System.
Summa Health headquartered in Akron, Ohio is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. With 2 hospitals and 20+ health centers, Summa Health provides access to care throughout the region.
Candidate Requirements


  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Current and unrestricted license in the State of Ohio, or willing to obtain
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment. Team members include:

    • Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Pastoral Care professionals, Clinical Psychologists, Dieticians, Social Workers, Pharmacists, and On-Site Coders


    • Compassionate, caring demeanor with patients, families, and staff
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Comfortable in varying practice settings including the possibility of inpatient, outpatient or home-based palliative care and hospice care.

      Opportunity Highlights

      • Candidate will be part of one of the first programs in Ohio with Joint Commission certification in Advanced Palliative Care
      • Team is comprised of 8 physicians and 8 APPS, dedicated RN, chaplain and SW support
      • Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as signing bonus, loan assistance, relocation, and CME allowance
      • Large, established, referral base within the medical group, ACO and community partners
      • Partnership with community based hospice and includes care of GIP hospice patients as well as acute palliative inpatient unit within the hospital
      • Call rotation 1:4
      • Active involvement in medical student, resident and fellowship education
      • Epic System EMR

        Community Information
        Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside. As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options. Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.
        To learn more about this opportunity, contact Nate Turns, Physician Recruiter at 330.375.3903 or email .
        EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
        COVID-19 vaccine required for all Summa health employees.

Keywords: Summa Health, Akron , Hospice and Palliative Care, Other , Akron, Ohio

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