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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Palliative Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Richmond Home Hospice Palliative Care Services in Richmond is recruiting a Part-Time Physician to join a well established and Integrated Palliative Care Consultant Program with the full support of a multidisciplinary group affiliated with Richmond Hospital. There is a possibility of augmentation of FTE for this role in the future depending on the needs of the division and service.

The position will provide consultation and support to patients across a spectrum of locales, including acute care, community clinics and homes, Long Term Care sites and Hospice.

Your work in the acute setting will include:

Work in an integrated and collaborative team with our medical oncological colleagues, internists, subspecialists, surgeons and interventional radiologists to provide robust, evidence-based care. We provide admitting (MRP) and consultative services. We also provide education and advocacy for Palliative Care to our hospital-based colleagues as well as those in the community.

Our CHAC clinic is a stand alone clinic that provides ambulatory services for pain and symptom management working in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team within the community.

Richmond Hospice is a 10 private residential hospice facility providing compassionate, interdisciplinary and holistic care for those end of life.

The position will work with 3 other full time Palliative Care Consultants and provide comprehensive support to local multidisciplinary teams including family physicians.

This position will also provide academic leadership and support for a myriad of undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees.

The ideal candidate will have strong palliative care clinical skills and be comfortable managing the care of patients in the community palliative care setting. The candidate must have good communication skills and value working with an interdisciplinary team to provide consultation to generalists. They must have CCFP with extra year of training in Palliative Medicine and or at least 5 years of experience actively working in Palliative Care medicine.

Richmond is the fourth most populous and fast growing municipalities in Metro Vancouver. To meet the growing demand for healthcare services, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is ensuring we plan for the future. Richmond Hospital is undergoing plans for a campus wide expansion and renewal. As announced on July 2020 by the Premier and Minster of Health, the aims is to build a new acute care tower. Incorporating modernized healthcare design principles, the new facility provide increased inpatient care beds, perioperative services, medical imaging and emergency services to support quality patient care and staff wellness and safety. Detailed planning is currently underway with a project completion target of 2028.

The position will remain open until filled.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

To formally apply for the position, please create a Health Match BC profile at https://www.healthmatchbc.org/Register.aspx and your account will then be assigned to one of the Health Match BC recruitment consultants. Please ensure that you upload your current CV and compose a message to indicate which position you are applying for and provide any supplemental documentation (ie,. Cover letter and references) for them to include in your formal application/referral.

You will not be able to directly apply without the assistance of their team.



Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
To be determined
Physician Overhead
Not applicable
Billing Split
All billings will be assigned to the Clinical Services Contract and Physician Association for distribution under the terms of the contract.

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be determined

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Nestled in the estuary at the mouth of the historic Fraser River, the city of Richmond offers a unique blend of urban sophistication and rural tranquility. A cosmopolitan population, proximity to all kinds of transportation options, sunny weather and endless riverside walking paths make Richmond a marvelous place to live, work and play. Just minutes from downtown Vancouver and close to the U.S. border, Richmond is a convenient location that serves up culture, amazing cuisine, and authentic experiences.

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