Palliative Care

Sheboygan, WI

Job Description
Are you passionate about providing compassionate care to patients and their families during challenging times? Advocate Health invites dedicated Palliative Care Physicians to join our well-established team at Aurora Sheboygan Medical Center in Sheboygan, WI.
  • Provide comprehensive inpatient consultation services to patients, including conducting family meetings to discuss and clarify goals of care.
  • Offer guidance and oversee pain management strategies to ensure optimal comfort and quality of life for patients.
  • Fulfill responsibilities on a part-time basis, offering flexibility while maintaining high standards of care and support for patients and their families
Key Highlights: 
  • Immediate Patient Engagement: Join a thriving Palliative Care Team where you'll be immersed in fulfilling work from day one, serving a diverse patient population with varied needs.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a cohesive team of Palliative Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs), Social Workers, and Chaplains, fostering a supportive and collaborative atmosphere to deliver holistic patient care.
  • Balanced Lifestyle: Part-time effort, with a shared call schedule (average 1:6) that prioritizes work-life balance, allowing you to recharge and maintain wellness outside of work.
  • Varied Practice Setting: Experience a stimulating mix of inpatient and outpatient practice, offering opportunities for diverse clinical experiences and professional growth.
  • Program Development: Seize the chance to contribute to the further development and enhancement of our Palliative Care program, shaping its future direction and impact within the community.
  • State-of-the-Art Facility: Practice in a modern, 113-bed, 24/7 full-service hospital, Aurora Sheboygan Medical Center, which opened its doors in 2022. Benefit from cutting-edge resources and facilities designed to support high-quality patient care.
Training and/or experience required 
  • Completion of an accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
  • BE/BC in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Program Development or Leadership experience preferred
  • Wisconsin License or ability to obtain licensure
  • Team player who is hardworking, ethical and has excellent communication skills
What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded service line
  • A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
  • A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
  • Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
About Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Welcome to "The Spirit on the Lake" community, nestled in the picturesque city of Sheboygan, where the serene waters of Lake Michigan meet the tranquil landscapes of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
Embrace a lifestyle defined by the beauty of nature and a vibrant community spirit. With its breathtaking views and two miles of sandy beaches, Sheboygan offers an array of outdoor adventures, from world-class sailing to exhilarating charter fishing trips.
Explore the historic downtown district, where unique boutiques, charming eateries, and lively entertainment venues await. Indulge in the culinary delights of local cuisine while immersing yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the area.
Discover the essence of luxury and leisure at Sheboygan County's renowned golf courses, legendary racetrack, and picturesque marinas. Experience unparalleled hospitality at the state's only AAA Five Diamond resort, where every moment is crafted to perfection.
Experience the warmth of a family-centered Midwestern lifestyle, supported by award-winning school systems, 36 beautiful parks, and an extensive network of nature trails for biking or hiking. With a low crime rate and easy commute, Sheboygan offers peace of mind and convenience for residents of all ages.
Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or simply a place to call home, "The Spirit on the Lake" community welcomes you with open arms. Come and discover why Sheboygan truly has something for everyone.
About Advocate Health: Advocate Health is a leading nonprofit integrated health system serving millions of patients across six states. With a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we cultivate an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion where patients can heal, teammates can thrive, and our business can grow.