Palliative Care Physician (MD/DO)

Traverse City, Michigan Palliative Care

Requisition #: 54702
Total hours worked per week:


Palliative Care

Degree: MD/DO

Affiliated With:  Munson Medical Center

Practice Location:  Traverse City

Accept J1: No

Opportunity Details


Compensation: Competitive compensation and full benefit package
On Call Requirements: 7-on/7-off
Rewarding and fulfilling palliative medicine and hospice career opportunity in a community and region rich for year-round activities and a schedule that fosters opportunity to dedicate to personal life endeavors. Munson Home Health, in beautiful Traverse City, MI, is seeking a BE/BC Certified Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician to join our robust, comprehensive, multidisciplinary palliative care team. Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship preferred. • Work with a palliative care team that is rapidly growing with both in-patient palliative care consult service at Munson Medical Center, and outpatient palliative care clinic services. • Work a full-time, 7-on and 7-off schedule with excellent work-life balance • Work in partnership with a fellowship-trained, board certified hospice and palliative medicine physician • Work with a motivated and collegial multidisciplinary Palliative Care team that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, a physician assistant, and a dedicated social worker and psychotherapist. • Work with a fast growing palliative care team that is expanding services including consultative visits.

About the Hospital

Munson Medical Center – the regional referral center for all of northern Michigan – has earned a national reputation for top quality care. The 442-bed hospital offers the only verified Level II Trauma Center and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Michigan’s northern lower peninsula, nationally recognized cardiac care provided at the Webber Heart Center, advanced oncology services in the leading edge Cowell Family Cancer Center, a Primary Stroke Center, heart and cancer research programs, a robust teaching hospital for residents, interns, medical students, and nursing students, and a stellar orthopedics program. Munson Medical Center has served Grand Traverse, Leelanau, and Antrim counties since 1915, with a long history and heritage of keeping patients at the center of all they do.

About the Community

After a great day at work, nature’s paradise is waiting for you right outside the door. Located near the 45th parallel, Traverse City is well known as one of America’s bucket list destinations. Named one of “The Most Beautiful Towns in America,” (Conde Nast Traveler, 2018) the #1 Foodie Destination in the Midwest Region (RewardExpert, 2017), and one of “The Coolest 25 Towns in America: 2018,” (Matador Expert) this big culture yet small-town-feel port city, home to the famed Front Street and the National Cherry Festival, is situated just miles from Sleeping Bear Dunes, an emerging wine region, enthralling historical sites, rolling u-pick farms, lighthouses, sail boats and tall ships, and countless trails just pining to be trekked. Whether you choose to live near the action in downtown Traverse City, in a lakefront dwelling on the gorgeous Leelanau or Old Mission Peninsulas, or somewhere in between, the Grand Traverse Region affords its residents with a diverse scope of living options, ranging from modest to upscale. Families can choose among award-winning, nationally recognized schools focused on college prep, career-tech, the fine arts, and more.

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