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Palms West Hospital, Loxahatchee, FL
Palms West Hospital has provided healthcare excellence since 1986. We are a thriving, comprehensive, acute care hospital offering a wide range of specialty services. What truly makes Palms West Hospital special is our people; a team of compassionate, dedicated healthcare professionals working toward a central focus, our patients. We continue to grow and expand while offering the latest technological advances, patient safety initiatives and the best in healthcare to our patients.
Located on a spacious 94-acre campus, our 204-bed facility offers top-quality care for a full complement of healthcare services. Palms West has established a position of medical leadership by listening to the needs of people in our community and responding with compassionate, quality health care and innovative new services that meet those needs. We invite you to explore our website to view an overview of our services. We welcome you to contact us with specific questions or suggestions on how we can better serve you and your family. Quality healthcare and information you can trust – That’s the winning combination of Palms West Hospital.
Palms West is located in a wonderful family community with planned communities, golf, the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club, equestrian park. Wonderful weather and schools. A great suburb with everything at your fingertips!
• Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
• Breast center
• Cardiac catheterization
• Digital mammography
• Emergency medicine
• Imaging center
• Orthopedic & Spine Center
• Outpatient Rehabilitation Center (adult & pediatric)
• Pediatric emergency center
• Pediatrics intensive care
• Primary Stroke Center
• Sedation (adult & pediatric)
• Surgical services/da Vinci
• The New Life Center: obstetrics & birthing suites
• Wound care
Awards & Accolades:
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Palms West Hospital is recognized as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Palms West Hospital undertook a rigorous evaluation of our heart care processes in order to integrate the industry’s best practices and newest processes into our cardiac care services.
Primary Stroke Center
We are designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the State Department of Health and Human Services. In order to receive this designation Palms West demonstrated compliance with Joint Commission Standards for health care quality and safety. The designation of Primary Stroke Center means that state authorities have acknowledged that stroke care has reached a new level here at Palms West Hospital.
Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Palms West Hospital has earned a Center of Excellence COEMIG designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation. The COEMIG program is focused on improving the safety and quality of gynecologic patient care and lowering the overall costs associated with successful treatment.
Top Tier Best Regional Hospital
In 2011, Palms West Hospital was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Top Tier Best Regional Hospitals in the specialty area of gynecology. We attribute this distinction to our wonderful physicians and staff that made this designation possible.
The American College of Radiology Accreditation
Our Imaging Center is accredited by The American College of Radiology in the modalities of MRI, ultrasound, CT, nuclear medicine and mammography. This designation proves our commitment to providing the highest level of image quality and patient safety.
Job SummaryPalms West Hospital is looking for an Associate Chief Medical Officer. Reviews cases referred by hospital personnel. A review consists of medical record review and attending physician contact as needed. Monitors physician compliance to assure proper documentation in the Medical Records.. Shall call and discuss each case, referred by hospital personnel, with the attending physician when inpatient stay is no longer warranted. Shall assist with educational efforts for Hospital employees and Medical staff members on resource management, practice patterns, outcomes data.
An ideal candidate will have a strong inpatient Internal Medicine or Family Practice. Recent inpatient experience preferred and BC is required. Candidates must have recent direct patient contact.
This is a hospital employed position; salary and corporate style benefits package.