Palliative Care

Grafton, WI

Job Description
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Palliative Care Physician to join our physician-led medical group and serve its patients at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Wisconsin.
Job details
As a Palliative Care physician, you will provide inpatient consultation services to patients, emphasizing family meetings to discuss and clarify goals of care. Additionally, you will play a pivotal role in growing our outpatient palliative care clinic to enhance the scope and effectiveness of palliative care services and the quality of life for our patients. 
  • Join a well-established Palliative Care Team where you will be busy from day one
  • Collaborate with a system program of Palliative Medicine Physicians, APCs, Social Workers, and Chaplains
  • Practice
    • Consists of a mix of Inpatient and Outpatient to cater to the needs of our patient population 
    • Flexible Schedule Monday – Friday 
    • Shared Call (average 1:6) to ensure a supportive work environment and promote a healthy work/life balance 
  • Supports a Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Program
  • Opportunities for Research and Academics
  • Aurora Grafton Medical Center is a 132-bed, 24/7 full-service hospital
    • Cancer Clinic on-site 
 Training and/or experience required 
  • Medical Degree: Possession of an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school 
  • Completion of an accredited Residency Program and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine Fellowship
  • Board Certification: BC/BE in Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine
  • Experience: Experience or interest in program development within the field of Palliative Care with a strong focus on the outpatient setting
 What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization
  • 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
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and life insurance, CME allowance, 401K, and a deferred compensation plan, and paid medical liability insurance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
  • Student Loan Forgiveness 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Pre-tax accounts for dependent care, health care and commuter benefit 
  • Leave-of-absence programs including: FMLA, Military Leave, Parental Leave, Personal Leave, VESSA Leave
About Aurora Medical Center-Grafton
Designed with an emphasis on healing, clinical excellence, and comfort. The experienced team of medical professionals provides primary and tertiary specialty care in services using the latest technologies for diagnosis and treatment. A nationally recognized health care provider, we offer a wide range of medical specialties in a culturally affirming and compassionate way to help all people live well. 
About Grafton, Wisconsin 
Explore a beautiful community in the heart of Ozaukee County
Just minutes north of Milwaukee, Grafton offers a personal and economic quality of life that draws people and businesses alike to this crossroads community of well-kept homes, tree lined streets and small-town warmth.
The community has a New England feel offering a diverse array of stores, shops, restaurants, and industrial enterprises along with a variety of recreational activities for the young and the young at heart. Whether it’s canoeing on the Milwaukee River, biking, golfing, heading to Lake Michigan or shopping, residents and visitors are sure to find something to do.
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.