Specialist Consultant Physician

Clinical Area:


Specialist Consultant Physician


Niagara Health System


1200 Fourth Ave.,
St. Catharines,
L2S 0A9

Employment Type:

On Site

Last Date to Apply:

Until Fulfilled



Job Description

The Department of Oncology at Niagara Health seeks a highly motivated physician with a passion
for providing the highest quality care to join the Department as a full-time Hospitalist. The
selected candidate would have a proven track record of innovation and for providing exemplary
patient care.

The practice would consist of MRP responsibilities from Monday to Friday for patients admitted
under the Medical Oncology Service for diagnosis and management of disease or treatment
related issues, and includes consultation from the Emergency Department or Outpatient Oncology
Clinics as directed by Medical, Hematologic or Radiation Oncologists to facilitate hospital admission
as MRP, and promote safe and timely discharges.

Participation in the Walker Family Cancer Centre urgent care clinic would be included to provide
consultation to facilitate work-up of patients without an established cancer diagnosis and/or who
require urgent management of acute issues, follow-up of patients who have completed their
treatments, and provision of medical procedures including paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar
puncture, bone marrow biopsy or others as required.

On-call duties overnight and on weekends would be shared with the Medical Oncologists and
Hematologic Oncologists, and with an existing Oncology Hospitalist. The above activities would be
supported by and coordinated with those of the existing Oncology Hospitalist, three experienced
Nurse Practitioners, and the resources of a growing Cancer Centre and a modern, full-service

Academic appointment in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University will be highly
encouraged. Along with expected shared clinical service duties, opportunities would exist for
teaching of both medical students and residents.

Niagara Health is a regional healthcare provider with multiple sites and a growing network of
community-based and virtual services.

We believe that every person in our region deserves to live every day of their life in the best
health possible. As a community-based academic centre, our focus on teaching and learning,
research, innovation and partnership propel us to continually improve care and make a difference
in people’s lives.

Our team is made up of more than 7,300 staff, physicians and volunteers who we count on to
deliver Extraordinary Caring. Every Person. Every Time. Our Accreditation with Exemplary
Standing is a clear demonstration of the team’s commitment to the highest safety and quality

We provide a full range of acute care hospital services to the 450,000 residents across the
Niagara region, and we are one of the few hospitals in Ontario that own and operate a long-term
care facility.

Creating a healthy community is a collaborative effort. The courage and hope demonstrated by so
many during the COVID-19 pandemic inspire us to continue to work with community partners to
improve the health and well-being of our region.

The Practice:

• Fee for Service
• Average 12-20 inpatients
• 1 to 3 half-day clinics weekly
• Virtual consultation with partner sites to support patient care
• Support of undiagnosed malignant patients
• No overhead expenses
• No general medicine call responsibilities

Academic Affiliations:
Strong academic partnerships are a priority for Niagara Health as the
organization builds robust relationships with McMaster University Michael
De Groote School of Medicine and its regional campus in Niagara, as well
as Brock University and Niagara College. We are interested in physicians
who will pursue university academic appointment and participate in
academic and research activities, and leadership opportunities.

• Independent license or eligible for independent license with the
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
• Eligible to work in Canada without restrictions
• Experience in providing care to inpatients with complex acute and
chronic health conditions
• FRCPC in Internal Medicine or CCFP in Family Medicine

Closing Date: Until Filled
We are especially interested in connecting if you…
Value diversity, equity and inclusion;
Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of
Identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: equity-deserving group, Indigenous
persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and
all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human
Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to
applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process,
please inform Medical Affairs of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in
respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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