Palliative Care Consultant Physician

  • Company:
    Doctorjobsalberta
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Posting #:4431 Speciality: Palliative Care Type:Part Time Practice City/Town:Calgary Location:Palliative/End of Life Care Program – 710 South Tower 1403 29 Street NW – Calgary, AB T2N 2T8 Date Posted:2018-06-08 Closed Date:2019-08-31 Time: 23:59 Position Starts:2018-07-01 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position. Responsibilities/Duties: Palliative care consultations are provided by inter-professional teams consisting of physicians, advanced practice nurses and other team members, and are delivered in a variety of service sites such as Acute Care, Homecare, Hospices, and an Intensive Palliative Care Unit (IPCU). In addition, the physicians in the Service are encouraged to apply for academic appointment in the Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Calgary. The Division is extensively involved in a program of Palliative Medicine education for medical students and rotating residents, offers a highly regarded palliative medicine residency, provides opportunities for teaching in other Faculties at the University of Calgary, and has many active opportunities to conduct research in Palliative Medicine. Qualifications: Qualified physicians will have completed the conjoint Palliative Medicine residency or equivalent education, or will have acquired several years of experience as a palliative physician consultant. An interest in research or leadership or education in Palliative Medicine would be an asset. Compensation: Physicians who participate in the consult service group receive payment through an alternative relationship plan (ARP) that has been negotiated with Alberta Health and Wellness.Specialist On Call: Palliative Physician Consultants are expected to participate in group call overnight and weeknight. Recruiter Contact: Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:Aynharan SinnarajahMedical Director, Palliative/End of Life Care; Section Chief, Palliative Care710 South Tower, 1403 – 29th St NWCalgary, AB T2N2T8Phone: 403-944-2304Fax: 403-270-9652Email: Garyda.touch@ahs.ca and ayn.sinnarajah@ahs.ca