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Palliative Care Consulting Physician Part-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   55 views
Job Details


Palliative care consultations are provided by inter-professional teams consisting of physicians, advanced practice nurses and other team members and are delivered in various service sites such as Acute Care, Homecare, Hospices, Outpatient clinics and an Intensive Palliative Care Unit (IPCU). In addition, the physicians in the Service are encouraged to apply for an academic appointment in the Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Oncology, and the University of Calgary. The Division is extensively involved in the 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.

The program provides services to 4 adult hospitals in Calgary (FMC, RGH, PLC, SHC); Palliative home care; Hospices; Tom Baker Cancer Centre; Outpatient clinics; Rural facilities and home care in Calgary Zone.


  • Qualified physicians will have completed the CFPC (College of Family Physicians of Canada) Added Year of Competency training in Palliative Care or the RCSPC (Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Canada) Palliative Medicine subspecialty or equivalent education, or will have acquired several years of experience as a palliative consultant. An interest in leadership or research or education in Palliative Medicine would be an asset. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.


Physicians who participate in the consult service group receive payment through a clinical alternative relationship plan (ARP) that has been negotiated with Alberta Health.

Recruiter Contact:

Dr Charlie Chen

Medical Director, Palliative & End of Life Care; Section Chief, Palliative Care

FMC – Suite 710-1403-29 St NW South Tower

Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9

Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.