Samaritan physicians are board certified in hospice and palliative care, family medicine, internal medicine, or geriatrics. Hospice physicians oversee the interdisciplinary team and the plan of care. Palliative Medical Partners physicians meet with patients and their families to discuss palliative care options.
Samaritan nurse practitioners provide palliative care consultations and related medical care to patients in their homes, facilities, hospitals, and office settings.
Samaritan nurse liaisons serve as an intermediary between hospital staff and patients in the emergency department and ICU. They specialize in difficult conversations about palliative care options, healthcare wishes, and comfort care.