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Psychiatrist

Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia is recruiting a full-time psychiatrist to join our growing Psycho-Oncology program within the Division of Supportive Oncology. Faculty appointment possible, if interested, in the Department of Psychiatry with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Oncology.In this role, providers will focus on the clinical care of patients and caregivers with a wide range of cancer types and across the disease trajectory. Care delivery is supported by a large interdisciplinary team that includes psychology, social work, palliative medicine (MD/NP/RN), financial advocacy, cancer nutrition, cancer rehabilitation, patient support and education, population health and much more. Opportunities in education, research, and quality improvement are available and encouraged. The division has received numerous grants and has ongoing research in a number of areas including, health and digital literacy, program design and evaluation, alternative payment and care delivery models and medical cannabis. We invite BC/BE physician candidates with excellent communication skills, a commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork, and a passion for working with patients who are medically complex. Completion of a fellowship in Psycho-Oncology and/or Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is preferred. Eligibility for licensure in PA/NJ/DE is essential.Interested individuals should apply online and may also send a CV and the names of three references to: Brooke Worster, MD, FACP. Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Division of Supportive Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, c/o Colleen Katen, Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Chestnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans. Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Psychiatrist , Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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