Palliative Care Physician
University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ

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The University of Arizona Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, has entered into an exciting and progressive affiliation with St. Joseph†s Hospital and Medical Center to expand their clinical cancer care programs and clinical research to Phoenix, AZ. Multidisciplinary teams are the hallmark of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and we are seeking a Palliative Care Physician to work closely with those multidisciplinary disease-site clinical teams. This Palliative Care physician will provide direct patient care for patients throughout the continuum of the cancer experience - symptom management for patients on active treatment, management of survivors who have late/long-term side effects of their disease or treatment and end of life care. This physician will collaborate closely with the inpatient Palliative Care Team that is currently at St. Joseph†s and will enable this team to expand services to the ambulatory oncology patients to be managed in the UACC/SJHMC. The Palliative Care Physician should have an interest in clinical research and be willing to participate in the teaching of trainees. The physician must be board certified in one of the specialties recognized by the ABMS and be board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The physician should preferably have completed a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship and/or have extensive clinical experience in hospice and palliative care. The ability to obtain an AZ license is required. The ability to develop effective and respectful relationships with colleagues, staff, patients and other persons from diverse backgrounds and cultures is essential. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package that includes a relocation allowance. Interested physicians should forward a letter of interest with their CV to: M. Peter Lance, MDInterim Deputy DirectorUniversity of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph†s Hospital and Medical Centerc/o Kara Balliet, Physician RecruiterE-mail: Kara.Balliet@dignityhealth.orgFax: 602-728-9225