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Palliative Medicine Physician - 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.


Palliative Medicine Physician


Fraser Health - Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre


British Columbia, Canada


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Our team is looking for a compassionate part-time (0.8 FTE) palliative care physician to support a 1-year Parental Leave located in Abbotsford, BC. This position would commence in November 2024. This is an exciting opportunity, where you will work alongside other palliative care physicians and our multidisciplinary team 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.


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.



  • 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.


Facility: Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre


Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre is a 280 bed, University of British Columbia affiliated hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, inpatient pediatrics, renal, cardiology, tertiary palliative care, helipad, as well as 24/7 emergency services with nearly 80,000 visits annually.


Emergency Department Renovation and Redesign Project


The hospital recently underwent a renovation and redesign of its Emergency Department that now includes a dedicated area for mental health and substance use care, a new nursing substation, and a relocated ambulance bay, among other features, to help improve patient flow and experience.


Learn about detailed services at this location.


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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