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Palliative Medicine - Community - Abbotsford - Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

Abbotsford, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Fraser Health is the heart of health care for over two million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to 32 First Nations within the Fraser Salish region.


Our hospital and community-based services are delivered by a team of 48,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities.


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Our team is looking for compassionate part-time (0.2 FTE) palliative care physicians to provide clinical service along with our multidisciplinary team located in Abbotsford, B.C. This is an exciting opportunity, where you will work alongside other palliative care physicians to provide Most Responsible Provider (MRP) coverage in our Palliative Complex Care Unit (PCCU) and Holmberg House, and consultation services to acute care and community-based patients. There is also an option to partner with BC Cancer (BCC) since these positions can be combined with part-time palliative care work in Vancouver Coastal.


Pain & Symptom Management/Palliative Care Physicians - BC Cancer - Vancouver, Surrey, and Abbotsford


Throughout the Fraser Health Authority we provide integrated, regional, comprehensive palliative care services in a number of settings including 30 Palliative Complex Care Unit (PCCU) beds; consult services in 12 acute care sites as well as in the community and other settings; and support to 126 hospice beds. Additionally, we provide under-graduate and post-graduate teaching in affiliation with the Division of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia. May be eligible for up to $10,000 relocation reimbursement.




  • Eligibility for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is required.
  • Certification from either the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be provided to individuals who have completed additional training in Palliative Medicine, from either stream outlined below:
  • One-year enhanced skills residency and acquired the Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) through the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
  • Two-year Royal College subspecialty in Palliative Medicine.

Interested candidates may upload a letter of interest, CV and three reference letters or contact referee names.


If you have questions or interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Dr. Andrew Collins, Regional Medical Director, Palliative Medicine, at


Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner.


Alternative Payment Plan, May be eligible for up to $10,000 relocation reimbursement, MOCAP - On Call Payments


Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Community - Abbotsford


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