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Palliative Care - Physician

Company: Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center BUMCP - Banner He
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

*The Division of OncoMedicine at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center (BMDACC) is actively recruiting for a Palliative Medicine / Supportive Care Physician *to join our growing team at Banner MD Anderson in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. This is an exciting and exceptional opportunity to be part of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer program. The position will be based at our Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix campus in downtown Phoenix. This unique candidate will join a national leader in multidisciplinary cancer care, education, and discovery.

Banner Health, the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Arizona, is ranked in the top 10 healthcare systems nationwide. As a partner member of the MD Anderson Cancer Network -, our cancer program is a fully integrated, clinical extension of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and brings an unprecedented level of cancer care to the greater Phoenix area. - We share a commitment to evidence-based, multidisciplinary, and individualized patient care. - Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, AZ, was opened in 2011 and was MD Anderson's - first full clinical extension outside Greater Houston. We have 135+ ongoing clinical trials. Banner MD Anderson has additional locations in Phoenix, AZ, and northern Colorado. - -

The Section of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care is an integral part of the Division of OncoMedicine and currently includes three full-time palliative medicine / supportive care physicians on three campuses. This position will continue the established program at our Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix campus, where we have hematology/oncology providers and shared supportive services including pharmacy, social workers, nursing, and chaplains. Joining our program affords an opportunity to enjoy:

- Oncology expertise in supportive care services

- Team approach to care with focused, disease-specific expertise in the medical, radiation, and surgical management of the cancer patient

- Evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to patient care

* Access to clinical trials and new investigative therapies

* State-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of all types of cancer

* Competitive compensation and benefits commensurate with training and experience

* Opportunity for an adjunct faculty position at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, and opportunity for faculty appointment with the University of Arizona

This is a full-time position with a Monday through Friday schedule and no after-hours or weekend call.

*We are seeking applicants with:* -

* BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

* Excellent clinical training and/or experience, including experience and/or training in symptom management

* Compassionate physician who enjoys a team-oriented work setting

* - Interest and/or experience in supporting oncology patients desired

* Able to build collaborative relationships and provide education to colleagues and patients

* - Ability and desire to - support a growing team and align with the needs of the program

This location is convenient to flourishing entertainment, professional sports, world-class concerts, year-round outdoor activities with miles of beautiful trails, refreshing lakes and modern sports complexes. All the big city amenities as well as abundant recreational opportunities are available in this highly desired metropolitan area.

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment. Not a J1 opportunity.


*Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration*

Keywords: Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center BUMCP - Banner He, Phoenix , Palliative Care - Physician, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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