Summary Description: Columbia University Medical Center is seeking an experienced, BC/BE Palliative Care physician with an interest in working with an ethnically diverse population in our primary care clinics. This position will require expert level skills in pain and symptom management, advance care planning, system based coordination of care, and teaching basic principles and practice of palliative care to trainees and senior physicians. This ambulatory palliative care program is part of a demonstration project to improve healthcare outcomes for the Medicaid patient population we serve in Washington Heights. The physician will work with a multidisciplinary palliative care team consisting of an NP, SW, care manager, and community health workers (CHWs) integrating palliative care in our ambulatory care network. The desired candidate should be creative, collaborative, and have strong leadership potential. .
Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Palliative Care and must be eligible to practice in the State of New York.
Preferred Qualifications: Spanish fluency is preferred
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.