Palliative Care

Summit, WI

Job Description
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. With supportive clinician leadership focused on Advocate Health as a Best Place to Care, we offer specialty specific councils, a physician-led compensation department, and strong business systems in place to promote work-life balance and reduce any barriers related to delivery of patient care. 
Job details
Advocate Health is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Palliative Care Physician to join our physician-led medical group in Summit, Wisconsin. In this role, you will provide invaluable inpatient consultation services to patients, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to enhance the quality of care and improve patient outcomes. 
  • Maintain a primarily inpatient weekday consultation schedule with dedicated workspace
  • Collaborate closely with a well-established Palliative Care Team, ensuring comprehensive patient care from day one
  • Schedule
    • Monday – Friday inpatient consultation 
    • Shared workload with 2 APCs
  • Call
    • Shared after hours call Monday – Sunday, average 1:9
    • Option to participate in weekend rounding at St. Luke’s Medical Center or Zilber Family Hospice (residential hospice facility)
  • Teaching
    • Support a Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program
  • Participate in lectures and have the opportunity to work with learners if interested
  • Locations
    • Primary: Aurora Medical Center Summit, 24/7 Full Service, 117-bed Community Hospital 
    • Additional Location: Aurora Medical Center Washington County, 24/7 full-service 71-bed Community Hospital  
Training and/or experience required 
  • Completion of an accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
  • BE/BC in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Wisconsin License or ability to obtain licensure
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 Summit, Wisconsin
Welcome to beautiful “Lake Country” 
Tucked just 35 minutes west of Milwaukee and a short 50 minutes east of Madison. The City of Oconomowoc and the Town of Summit offer all the benefits of rural and Lake Country settings. Located along interstate 94, it is a special community in the heart of Waukesha County’s historic Lake Country. It offers the urban amenities and provides outdoor enthusiasts a bevy of outdoor recreational activities, state parks and pristine trails. With this setting, city offerings like professional sporting events and cultural performances are easily accessible in nearby Milwaukee and Madison. It is truly a destination that is an escape from the ordinary. 
About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.