Job Posting
full time Physician - Palliative Care at University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 8216

Description:

The Division of Palliative Care, University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Toronto are seeking a full-time clinician with expertise in teaching, research or quality improvement in palliative medicine, based at the University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The successful applicant must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The clinician will spend their time as follows: approximately 80% clinical, and 20% teaching and research. Clinical care includes outpatient clinics, inpatient consultation service, and palliative care unit and call coverage at this site.

Overview of Palliative Care Program:

The Division of Palliative Care at the University Health Network spans four sites: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The interdisciplinary program includes inpatient consultations and MRP coverage, outpatient clinics and an acute palliative care unit. The Palliative Care program is expanding across all sites, creating a need for additional physician positions particularly at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavours within an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, and social workers, among others. There is protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on February 4, 2023.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Palliative Care
Region
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Palliative Care Physician - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre - Fulltime
Start Date
2023-07-01
Remuneration
Remuneration
Fee-for-service, ~>250,000/year
Remuneration will be consistent with similar academic positions in Toronto. The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the University Hospital Palliative Care Practice Plan, through which all earnings will be administered.  
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
On-call stipend 
Qualification Requirements
Education
The successful candidate must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have completed training in a recognized palliative medicine postgraduate training program, and have, or be eligible for, licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Responsibilities will include excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. Candidates should have completed, or be willing to complete, a graduate degree in education or research, or have one or more years of post-residency fellowship.  
Experience
The successful applicant will foster excellence in Palliative Medicine and will have broad clinical and research interests related to palliative care. Advanced training and evidence of scholarship is a requirement for the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. They should demonstrate academic experience through publications in leading journals and presentations at significant conferences.  
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
University Health Network  
Street Address 1
620 University Ave. 
Street Address 2
Floor 12, room 12310 
City / Town
Toronto 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
M5G 2C1 
 
Institution Description
The Division of Palliative Care at the University Health Network spans five sites: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. This interdisciplinary program includes inpatient consultations and MRP coverage, outpatient clinics, and an acute palliative care unit. 
Institution Size (Beds)
151+ 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
501k+ 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Chelsea Nicholas 
Contact Address
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter, your curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) references to:

Chelsea Nicholas, Administrative Assistant for the Department of Supportive Care
University Health Network
620 University Avenue, 12th floor, Toronto, Canada M5G 2M9.
Email: chelsea.nicholas@uhn.ca
 
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2023-01-03
Edited on 2023-01-03