Lubbock, Texas - Seeking a BC/BE Palliative Care physician. Full-time position. Mix of outpatient and inpatient care. Opportunity to teach, if desired. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits, including signing bonus and relocation allowance. Experienced provider preferred, but new grads are welcome to apply. Ideal candidate will be clinically outstanding, possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate high levels of caring and empathy, and will be interested in building a long-term career with Covenant Health. Duties include comprehensive symptom management, discussions related to patients' values and goals of care, emotional and spiritual support, and advanced care planning. Enjoy a healthy work / life balance in the friendly community of Lubbock while caring for a medically fragile patient population.
Nicknamed "Hub City," Lubbock is the economic, educational, and health care hub of the South Plains of the Texas Panhandle. With nearly 250,000 residents, Lubbock is a thriving metropolis in the heart of the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world. Home to several universities, including Texas Tech, Lubbock boasts an excellent school system-Lubbock High School has been recognized by Newsweek as one of the top high schools in the US.
Covenant Medical Group is the largest medical group in the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico region. Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, CMG serves a population of 1.2 million people, employing more than 180 providers in approximately 30 specialties, including 80 advanced practice clinicians.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.