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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Palliative Medicine Physician

Employer
University of Toronto
Location
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Palliative Medicine Physician

Date Posted: 04/29/2022
Closing Date: 06/06/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 23985
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine and Dept of Family & Community Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Department of Medicine and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto Temerity Faculty of Medicine are seeking a qualified full-time academic physician with advanced training in palliative medicine. The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher, Clinician Educator, or Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI). The expected start date of the position is July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and have, or be eligible for, certification in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) OR certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada and have, or be eligible, for licensure in Ontario. The successful candidate must have advanced training in palliative medicine and proven clinical excellence in the various aspects of palliative care. The successful candidate will participate in the educational programs in Palliative Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and may collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher with demonstrated achievement in teaching and education. Teaching accomplishments include the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical teacher and other relevant experience. If the individual is interested in a quality improvement job description in the Department of Medicine, advanced training in quality and evidence of scholarship is the minimum requirement.

Clinical activities will include attending on the inpatient service, participating in the weekend on call rotation schedule as well as consults for in-hospital patients on other services. If the individual is a primary care physician, they would be expected also to provide consultations and team discussions to the St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team. There will also be opportunities to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in conjunction with clinical work. If the person is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of General Internal Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital; if the person is certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, they will report to the Head, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until June 6, 2022. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, DOM recruitment coordinator

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 1-028 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: [email protected]

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, comprised of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. Unity Health Toronto is one of Canada’s largest Catholic healthcare networks serving patients, residents and clients across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care services to post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long-term care, while investing in world-class research and education. St. Michael’s Hospital is a teaching and research hospital in downtown Toronto. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, diabetes and osteoporosis care, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in 29 academic disciplines.

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit https://unityhealth.to/locations/st-michaels-hospital/

For information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions#AcademicPositionDescriptions.

For information about the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit http://dfcm.utoronto.ca/

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].


Job Segment: Neurology, Rehabilitation, Medical, Palliative, Hospice, Healthcare

Organization

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.

 

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Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
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  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.

 

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