Medical Oncologist

Clinical Area: Medical Oncology
Organization: Health Sciences North

Medical Oncology Practice Opportunity
Join Northeastern Ontario’s healthcare leader

Health Sciences North (HSN) is recruiting health care professionals who have a keen interest in affecting change within its dynamic health care system. As the tertiary care referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, HSN serves a catchment population of over 600,000 residents.

HSN’s Northeast Cancer Centre is currently seeking a permanent 1.0 FTE Medical Oncologist to join its Systemic Treatment Group in the Spring of 2024 or later. The collegial team of 13 Medical Oncologists/Haematologists, a group of 6 General Practitioners in Oncology, and 7 Radiation Oncologists, enjoys an active Clinical Research Department which provides ample opportunity for Clinical Trials participation, including the capability of performing clinical research in-house.

As a large tertiary care provider, HSN serves as the regional resource and referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, serving over 600,000 residents. Its Northeast Cancer Centre is a modern, well-equipped facility integrated within a new state-of-the-art hospital and includes dedicated in-patient oncology/haematology and palliative care beds. We are also provincial leaders in providing virtual care to patients from across the northeast.

Candidates must have obtained specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or its equivalent) and be independently licensed or eligible for licensure in Ontario; qualified Academic or Pathway A physicians will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Ability to communicate in both English and French is considered an asset.

All physicians are required to seek academic appointment at NOSM University (NOSM-U), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available through the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI).

Come discover Sudbury’s exceptional quality of life, abundant lakes, parklands and extensive recreational opportunities! Sudbury is a bilingual and multicultural community, and offers a variety of excellent elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education institutions. Physicians who practice full –time in Sudbury are eligible for attractive financial incentives.
If you are currently practicing or within one year of graduating, and are interested in opportunities in Sudbury, the Ministry of Health’s Community Assessment Visit Program will cover travel and accommodation expenses for both you and your spouse to come explore our practice opportunity and the City of Greater Sudbury.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to

Dr. Jordan Herst, Head of Medical Oncology, by email to
[email protected].

HSN thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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