Palliative Care Physicians

Palliative Care Physicians

Lakeridge Health has everything you seek – in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario’s largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the central east, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites in Ajax-Pickering, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry and Whitby and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population with a focus on achieving excellence.  One System.  Best Health.

The Palliative & End of Life Care Program at Lakeridge Health is currently seeking qualified Palliative Care Consultant Physicians (locum, part-time or full-time).

Located just 30 minutes east of Toronto, in beautiful Durham Region, Lakeridge Health offers full, part-time and locum opportunities to work with a multidisciplinary team in providing and advancing our palliative care services. Palliative care services are delivered in a variety of service sites such as hospital palliative consult teams, community palliative on-call, home visits, Durham Cancer Centre palliative outpatient clinics and our 18-bed palliative care ward. This flexible position (up to 1.0 FTE) allows work in any or all of the settings including on-call services.

The Division is extensively involved in a program of Palliative Medicine education for medical students and rotating residents and has many active opportunities to conduct and participate in Palliative Medicine research.

Physicians must have current licensure to practice in Ontario with experience in Palliative Care. Physicians receive a blended payment via Fee for Service and on-call stipends.

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please submit a CV along with the contact information for three referees to our Medical Affairs Office, Lakeridge Health Attention:  Dr. Aynharan Sinnarajah, Division Lead.  Tel:  (905) 576-8711 x33720.  Email:

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health, we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.