Palliative Care Physician Opportunity - MedStar Medical Group Palliative Care Physician Leader (22496905)

Location: Maryland-Baltimore
Duration: Not Specified
Job ID: 22496905
Company: Medstar Health
Contact: Emily Patrick
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Posted: 10/15/21

Palliative Care Physician Opportunity - MedStar Medical Group Palliative Care Physician Leader - 22496905

Palliative Care Physician - MedStar Medical Group (MMG) Palliative Care Physician Leader


MedStar Medical Group offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that’s right for you and your practice. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input and leadership— as a clinician and healthcare expert.


The Palliative Care (PC) Program at MedStar Health is seeking a full-time Palliative Care Physician Leader to join our expanding team. The MedStar Health Palliative Care program has an integrated patient-centric interdisciplinary model of care distributed throughout the Baltimore- Washington region. With over 50 team members, MedStar Health has one of the largest palliative care programs in the country. As a MedStar Palliative Care Physician Leader at the system level, you will co-chair the Palliative Care Clinical Practice Council and serve as lead palliative medicine physician for MedStar Medical Group. Clinical council responsibilities include collaboratively leading initiatives focused on developing consistent clinical pathways, outcomes, quality measures, research, and strategic innovation among all MedStar Palliative Care physicians. In your role within the Medical Group, the PC Medical Directors at the nine acute care hospitals will report directly to this position and you will have responsibility for compensation plans and physician development. The goal at MedStar Health is to provide patients with easy access to highly qualified physicians focused on an excellent patient experience while delivering world class quality care.

The candidate will be the onsite Medical Director and enjoy providing clinical care at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. MFSMC has a growing interdisciplinary consultation team including a physician, nurse practitioner, clinical pharmacist and social worker.


As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:

  • A very competitive salary and signing bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match


 About MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center:

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center provides many medical and healthcare services. Our emergency department treats more than 80,000 patients annually. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Primary Stroke Center and with more than 3,000 skilled professionals, including over 1,000 nurses and 400 staff physicians, MedStar Franklin Square is one of the largest employers in Baltimore County. More than 750 independently practicing physicians have applied for privileges, choosing MedStar Franklin Square as their hospital of choice for surgical referrals, radiology and laboratory services.

Located near the junction of routes I-95 and I-695 on Rossville Boulevard in eastern Baltimore County, the hospital campus is adjacent to the Community College of Baltimore County Essex campus. The latest addition to our campus, a seven-story Patient Care Tower, offers a facility that is as advanced as the high-quality care found inside with many patient centered touches to create a safe, comfortable, healing environment.

Be a part of a nationally recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington region. With our vast resources and capabilities at your disposal, you can expand your clinical expertise. Enjoy a rich career and a quality of life unique to Washington, [link removed], and the mid-Atlantic region, which features a mix of urban, suburban, and rural communities.


Be the physician you were meant to be, here at MedStar. To learn more about this position or to apply, please send a CV to Emily Patrick at [link removed]@medstar,net.

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MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Must be board eligible or board certified in Palliative Medicine
  • Must have board certification in primary specialty
  • Palliative Medicine Fellowship training preferred
  • Background and interest in research and education
  • 10+ years of experience in clinical practice
  • Experience in a leadership role preferred