• Physician- Palliative Medicine

    City US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    Other - Physician/Provider
  • Overview

    Join the medical professionals at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a trusted name in health care. You will be part of a team focused on delivering patient-centered care. That’s what Dr. Mavis Kelsey, a fifth-generation Texan, dreamed of more than 60 years ago after returning to Houston from the prestigious Mayo Clinic. He envisioned the creation of a premier medical group combining primary care with the highly focused expertise of specialists in many medical fields.


    Today, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has more than 400 physicians at over 20 clinic locations in and around Houston practicing in more than 50 medical specialties. These doctors choose to practice medicine together in a collaborative group practice rather than in a solo or small group practice. As a physician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, you will join an organization led by physicians who value the ability to collaborate and share information as a team on behalf of their patients.


    Kelsey-Seybold is seeking to hire a full-time Palliative Care Physician.


    Our compensation is productivity based and includes salary. A comprehensive benefits package is designed to provide a full range of coverage in health and benefits, retirement, continuing medical education, paid time off, medical professional liability, and much more.


    • Multi-specialty group practice setting

    • Regular weekday hours

    • Full nursing and clerical support

    • Paid malpractice and tail coverage

    ▪ Electronic Medical Records


    The Palliative Care Physicians at Kelsey Seybold work as part of a team to provide expert pain and symptom management to patients facing chronic life-limiting disease.  They consider the whole person while reducing the patient’s pain, relieving symptoms, and increasing their quality of life. 


    • Provide consultation services in palliative care
    • Provide education/guidance regarding the scope of Supportive Medicine/Palliative Care services to group physicians
    • Monitor and supervise Supportive Medicine home care delivery team(s)
    • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care
    • Diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic health conditions
    • Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests
    • Prescribe medications including controlled substances
    • Order treatments and durable medical equipment as indicated
    • Perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, including urgent care
    • Consult with primary care physician of services provided and collaborate with other physicians as needed
    • Assist in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals
    • Prepare and maintain accurate patient records, charts, and documents to support sound medical practice and reimbursement for services provided
    • Assist in development of clinical practice guidelines/standards in support of quality palliative care
    • Timely review, oversight, and documentation of patient care by team NP (s) or RN
    • Education of staff
    • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and theorganization
    • Home and Nursing home visits on occasions
    • Work with administrative team to improve operational efficiency of the Palliative Care section




    • Doctor of Medicine
    • Board certified or Board Eligible in internal medicine or Palliative/Hospice Medicine
    • Current Texas medical license


    • Experience desired but not required

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