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Palliative Care Physician


Consider joining the Palliative Care service line at Rochester Regional – a fully integrated health system serving Western New York and the Finger Lakes Regions – With our new models of care and treatments, we empower advancement within you. Be a part of our culture of constant improvement and quality.

STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital


  • Rochester Regional Health’s well-established team with a system-wide presence including 8 full-time Palliative Care Physicians, 10 APPs, a Chaplin, 3 Social Workers, and 2 Nurse Navigators.
  • With the largest system-owned Hospice in Monroe County, our Palliative Care team covers 3 counties and has clinical oversight and leadership across our integrated health system in Upstate NY.
  • Position located at our Tertiary Hospital, Rochester General Hospital
  • Physician will join a palliative team consisting of five palliative physicians, six palliative APPs, two social workers, and a dedicated Chaplain
  • Combination of Inpatient Service, Outpatient Clinic and Community Hospice within integrated program.
  • Our expanding outpatient Palliative Care program brings the care to our Palliative patients across a broad medical spectrum.
    • Closely partnering with Oncology service at our integrated cancer centers to give them better quality of life, pain management, and around the clock support.
    • Provide specialty Palliative and Hospice Care in a cooperative setting, delivered across the continuum of specialties in Oncology, Pulmonary, and others.
    • Building our team to develop a plan to manage care across the continuum, help us bring the best care to our patients and their families.
    • Work within the Palliative Care service line system-wide to advance Unity's program.
  • Monday – Friday schedule with shared call coverage
  • Provide specialty Palliative and Hospice care in a cooperative setting, delivered across the continuum of specialties in oncology, pulmonary and other specialties.
  • Teaching Opportunities within our Palliative Care Fellowship Program


  • BC/BE
  • Completed Palliative Care Fellowship


  • Guaranteed Salary
  • Sign-On and Performance Bonuses
  • Defined Pension Plan + 403(b), 457(b)
  • Fully Covered Relocation Services
  • Multiple health insurance plans to choose from
  • Affordable cost of living and high qualify of life


In addition to the base pay range, certain provider positions may be eligible for variable compensation in accordance with health system pay practices. This may include: productivity and/or value based clinical incentives, bonus compensation, or other forms of variable pay.

Jessica Yaeger, Provider Sourcing Strategist


  • DO
  • MD

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: L - Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly; requires occasional walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $150,000.00 - $200,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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