Palliative Care Physicians

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Palliative Medicine

William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations, delivering innovative health care with compassion through more than 650,000 patient interactions every year. With three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. We offer a wide range of health services, with care provided by skilled health professionals working in multidisciplinary teams.

The Division of Palliative Care at William Osler Health System is seeking two full-time Palliative Care physicians to join their team. Currently there are 13 Palliative Care physicians at Osler.

The physicians will provide consultation for patients in multiple settings including the outpatient Supportive & Palliative Care Clinic, the inpatient medical oncology/palliative unit, Long Term Care, Hospice, Survivorship, Virtual Palliative Care and in the community. The physician will work with an experienced multidisciplinary team. The physicians will share in the provision of on call coverage for both the inpatients and community patients under the team’s care. General remuneration is fee-for-service based. The physicians will collaborate with regional partners and participate in a regional network of palliative care providers for education and collective growth.\

The organization is an affiliated academic teaching centre with the University of Toronto and McMaster University. It is also an officially designated site for the training of the Royal College sub-speciality in Palliative Medicine and ESMO designated site of Integrated Oncology/Palliative Care.

The preferred candidate would have a fellowship in Palliative Care, and can be expected to participate in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical learners, as well as participate in quality improvement and program development activities. Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to an inter-professional care model are also essential.

The successful applicants must be licensed to practice in Ontario and hold a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a Certification in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  A certificate of added competency training and experience in Palliative Medicine is a requirement. 

Expressions of interest should be forwarded along with your curriculum vitae by November 30, 2020 to:

Medical Staff Office

Attention: Dr. Martin Chasen, Medical Director of Palliative Care

William Osler Health System

2100 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton, ON  L6R 3J7

 

 

FAST FACTS

  • One of the largest community hospital groups in Ontario
  • Over 308,000 emergency and Urgent Care Centre visits per year
  • More than 517,000 outpatient visits annually
  • 7,900 births per year (the largest obstetrical program in the province)
  • Over 11,000 inpatient surgeries procedures annually
  • Approximately 59,600 day surgery procedures per year
  • Serves 1.3 million area residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West LHIN

www.williamoslerhs.ca