Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn.
Children's Minnesota is proud to be recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2023's Top Diversity Leaders. The national honor recognizes the top diverse healthcare executives and organizations influencing public policy, care delivery, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations and the industry.
The Department of Pain, Palliative Care, and Integrative Medicine at Children's Minnesota is seeking a PediatricPalliative Care Physician to join our thriving interdisciplinary team. The position offers a unique opportunity to participate in full-scope palliative & hospice care as part of a collaborative and highly functioning team.
The physician will work as part of a robust interdisciplinary team, including: 4 physicians, 6 advanced practice registered nurses, MD fellows, 3 nurses, social worker, psychologists, child life specialist, physical therapists, spiritual care provider, integrative medicine providers plus support/administrative staff.
The continuity-focused practice environment includes caring for patients in our two free- standing hospitals located in St. Paul and Minneapolis, outpatient clinics, and in our home-based palliative and hospice programs. The inpatient service is a combined pain and palliative care consultative service while outpatient services are separated into designated palliative care or chronic pain clinics. This position does not include an expectation to provide outpatient chronic pain care. Rotating on-call responsibilities are shared amongst a group of 8-10 clinicians.
The department also hosts the ACGME accredited Pediatric portion of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician fellowship in collaboration with the University of Minnesota. Good communication skills, flexibility and a desire to learn together with the interdisciplinary team are a must.
In 2015 we opened a unique, one-of-a-kind "Healing Environment" Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Clinic and collaborative working space. Click HERE to learn more about the Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine department.
Candidates must be BC/BE in Palliative Medicine and Hospice and eligible for medical licensure in Minnesota.
Compensation and Benefits: We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary with incentive pay opportunities. Benefits package includes malpractice, health, dental, disability coverage, retirement plans, relocation allowance, solid vacation and CME package and more!
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's Minnesota is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts in our region, Children’s Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.