Inpatient Hospice Physician - Orlando, Florida
AdventHealth Hospice Care

  • Position Code
    APHABR
  • Address
    Orlando, FL
  • Preferred Specialty
    Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Last Updated
    01/28/2019
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Overview

AdventHealth Orlando is seeking an Inpatient Hospice Physician to oversee the medical components of the Hospice plan of care for each patient within a new, 14 bed inpatient unit at AdventHealth Orlando. This physician and the other members of the interdisciplinary team will collaborate with the patient’s attending physician communicating the patient’s wishes and status. 

AdventHealth Hospice Care Central Florida, formerly Hospice of the Comforter, is the only non-profit, local experts in compassionate, end-of-life care, serving Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties since 1990.  Our team provides individualized care and support to patients and families 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because we are owned by AdventHealth, you have the full backing of our world-renowned hospital system.

Requirements for this position:

  • MD or DO
  • Ability to receive an unrestricted Florida Medical License
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine, or ABMS specialty certification
  • Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Care or Hospice Medical Director (if Board Eligible, certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire date)
  • Work experience in internal medicine, family medicine or primary specialty of oncology or geriatrics with a minimum of one (1) year in hospice or palliative care, preferably in an inpatient setting
  • Eligible to participate as a provider in the Medicare and Medicaid programs (including any successor program to either)

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,289 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 2500 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 10 different states; 26 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.





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