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Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 222888
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Palliative Medicine physicians in the Palliative Care Department are clinicians and/or clinician educators who provide clinical care for adult and pediatric patients admitted at Duke University Health System hospitals, support surgical and specialty services through consultative palliative medicine practice, and teach staff, graduate medical trainees, and medical students on inpatient educational rotations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Palliative Medicine physicians will engage in direct patient care activities and medical/clinical practice as the principal component of his/her overall professional responsibility within the Department. Patient care activities will include, but are not be limited to:
Qualifications needed to Apply
Full-time. The majority of clinical responsibilities are dayshift/weekdays, with some overnight (phone) call and occasional on-site weekend coverage.
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