Palliative Care - PA / NP - Shady Grove Medical Center (23672242)

Location: Maryland - Rockville
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 23672242
Company: US Acute Care Solutions
Contact: Careers
Practice Type:   Hospital
Job Updated: 06/08/22

Palliative Care - PA / NP - Shady Grove Medical Center - 23672242

Seeking Experienced Palliative Care PA/NP.

At US Acute Care Solutions, you will have the opportunity to practice compassionate, attentive, and quality care with a group that invests in your growth, while valuing and rewarding your expertise. Our Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners work side by side with our physicians as clinical colleagues, with support through their own local, regional, and national APP leadership. As the country’s leading physician-owned acute care group, we understand how important it is to be supported in leadership by your APP colleagues to focus on what’s important: quality patient care.


  • For Nurse Practitioners, board certification as advanced hospice and palliative care nurse by a national recognized certifying agency or the ability to sit for examination without 1 year of employment.

Hospitalist Service

  • Average Daily Encounters: 180
  • 26 Physician/APP provider hospitalist team
  • Dedicated Nocturnist
  • 24-hr Intensivists onsite presence
  • The team is supported by IAC RN to facilitate operations
  • Block scheduling
  • Team approach model with Hospitalist, Critical Care and Emergency Department under one IAC Director

Palliative Care

  • Annual Volume: 2,000
  • Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Consultation service.
  • Full-time Hospice and Palliative Medicine board-certified physician.
  • Full-time Nurse Practitioner.
  • Full-time Palliative Social Worker dedicated to psychosocial and emotional support to patients and families.
  • Part-time Palliative Care Chaplain for spiritual support to patients and families.  


  • 275-bed acute care hospital is part of the Adventist HealthCare System
  • Medical staff of over 1,000 physicians


  • Support through an APP leadership structure at local, regional, and national levels
  • APP-focused Alignment and Retention Plan
  • Industry-leading and company funded 401k (an additional 10%)
  • Highly competitive financial & benefits package
  • Yearly CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
  • Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave
  • Pioneering Paid Military Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
  • The best medical malpractice including tail coverage
  • Industry-leading professional development programs
  • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group


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