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Palliative Medicine Physician (Mankato) at Mayo Foundation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Mankato, Minnesota

Job Description:

City

Mankato

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Why Mayo Clinic

You are invited to partner with the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Practicing at Mayo Clinic provides a rewarding career that promotes excellence in patient-centered care. You can thrive in an environment that supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available to you - including an integrated EMR and collaboration with top specialists - to give your patients the quality of care you want to achieve.

Position description


  • Consult with the patient and their loved ones to help delineate their goals of care.

  • Coordinate with referring physician, the acute care team, and other involved providers to contribute to the patient's plan of care.

  • Assist in the development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative medicine.

  • Promotes collaborative relationships between medicine, nursing, and other healthcare professionals to ensure whole person care.

  • Discuss advanced care planning with patients and families.

  • Optimize symptom control (pain, nausea, dyspnea, etc).

  • Help promote the highest quality of life.

  • Educate patients and family to promote understanding of underlying disease process and expected future course of the illness.

  • Assist actively dying patient and their families in preparing for life closure

  • Educate and mentor staff/students/medical residents.

  • Promote a system of care that fosters timely access to palliative medicine services

Candidates must be board certified or eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Must currently possess or obtain DEA upon hire, and must have a current license to practice in the State of Minnesota or obtain upon hire.

License or certification

Board Eligible or Board Certified (BE/BC) in Palliative Medicine

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Site description

Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.

Category

Physicians & Scientists

Career profile

All Physicians Specialties

Specialty

Hospice & Palliative

Job posting number

67587BR

Recruiter

Nakayla Warren

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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