Academic Palliative Medicine Opportunity in Southern California
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
December 18, 2017
Loma Linda, California
Full Time - Experienced
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is seeking a Palliative Care physician to join our team in beautiful Southern California.
Comprehensive benefits including:
- Relocation Assistance
- Paid Malpractice Insurance
This is an opportunity to join the well-established and growing Center for Palliative Care at Loma Linda University Health. This position includes providing inpatient and outpatient consults, teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, and participating in further program expansion.
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. The?Medical Center serves as?the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.
The Palliative Care program provides consults as well as continuity of care in a variety of settings. We have an embedded outpatient clinic within our Cancer Center where we provide continuity of care to our patients with cancer. We also provide care for pediatric patients including perinatal Palliative Care.
For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.
Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino Mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. The region also has excellent private and public school systems
This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.
Interested candidates, please send your CV to:
Individuals must be board certified/board eligible in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Experience in developing or working with a fellowship program is preferred Opportunities for teaching, clinical research, and community involvement are available.
Founded in 1905, Loma Linda University and Medical Center serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church in its mission "to make man whole" physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. The global purpose of the organization is to continue Jesus Christ's healing and teaching ministry. This is accomplished through education of health-care professionals, scholars, and scientists, through delive...ry of health care, and through research.
Loma Linda University’s Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center serving a four county area that covers approximately 25 percent of the state. The Medical Center and Children’s Hospital are equipped with over 850 licensed beds. The Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the largest and most advanced neonatal centers in the world, with 82 beds and 22,000 square feet dedicated to caring for some of our smallest patients.
Strategically located in the center of Southern California in an area known as the “Inland Empire”—one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States with a population of over 3.3 million and increasing at a rate of nearly 100,000 residents per year. There are opportunities for many outdoor activities such as mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing, surfing, and fishing. In addition, with Los Angeles and Orange County in close proximity, the arts and culture are endless.