Utah Cancer Specialists (UCS), Utah’s largest community-based oncology practice, is seeking a skilled, congenial and hard-working Full time Palliative Care Physician, board certified or board eligible in palliative care, to provide supportive/palliative care to our oncology and hematology patients.
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains (where the cost of living is lower than most metropolitan areas of equal size), Salt Lake City offers unique recreational opportunities including world class Nordic and Alpine skiing, hiking, mountain biking, golf and fly-fishing. Utah is home to five national parks. We boast a broad spectrum of cultural and entertainment choices: theatre, dance, music, visual arts, museums, professional sports and more. Annual Festivals and Events are joined by traveling productions, concerts, special exhibits at museums, competitive sports, and just about any event you can imagine.
UCS is a large, well established private hematology/oncology practice. We have nine clinics across the Wasatch Front with 15 medical oncologists, three radiation oncologists 15 mid-level providers (NPs/PA-Cs) and 40 supporting oncology nurses. UCS actively participates in cooperative and Phase I - IV clinical research. Our palliative care providers are embedded in our clinics which allows real time collaboration with the oncologists.
The incumbent will provide education, guidance, advocacy and coordinated care to practice patients from early diagnosis to advanced illness. This provider assists patients with pain and symptom management, psychosocial issues, treatment options (including alternative therapies) and continuity across the continuum of care.
Experience in oncology is desired but not mandatory. The candidate should, also, have an outgoing and engaging personality, be willing to meet with providers and referral sources, be able to manage and direct staff, and contribute to the improvement of services. The position offers health and life insurance, 401(k), CME time and allowance, and paid vacation time.
Please send CV for further consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us online at www.utahcancer.com
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About Utah Cancer Specialists
Utah Cancer Specialists is the largest community based oncology and hematology treatment practice in Utah with physicians providing medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology and imaging services. Our cancer specialists have expertise in every type of cancer, including rare malignancies.