Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS)

Palliative Care Physician

Job Location:  Kochi, Thiruvanananthapuram
Job Description:  SkillSet: " inpatient care", " training programs", " patient care", "access to information", " symptom management".

  • As a Palliative Care Physician provide symptom management, pain relief and supportive care for the patient in inpatient care, outpatient clinic and home based care.
  • Facilitate clarification of patient and family goals of care.
  • Facilitate information sharing and decision making regarding patient care.
  • In addition to providing expert symptom management, as a palliative care physician you need to devote time to intensive family meetings, ensure coordinated care across health care settings, link patients and family members to support groups and other services and improve access to information so patients can make confident, well-informed decisions about their care.
  • Consult with fellow physicians and the interdisciplinary team in establishing a written plan of care at intervals specified in the plan.
  • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization.
  • Assist in the development of standards of care and practice.
  • Participate first and organise academic sessions and training programs for skill development.
  • Facilitate and participate awareness campaigns in the community.
  • Collaborate with similar Palliative care organisations and oncology community to create awareness and advocate for palliative care in India and overseas.
  • Undertake and guide research and projects in the field of Palliative care.

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Functional Area:  Allied Health Services
Experience:  1 - 2 years
Qualification:  ("Other in any field")
Salary:  3.0 Lakh to 6 Lakh INR
 
Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences (TIPS)
Job Ad publication date: 21 Jan 2021