JOB: Are you trained in Oncology/Hematology and Transfusion Medicine? CHEO has a JOB POSTING for you!

COMBINED PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGIST/ONCOLOGIST – HEMATOPATHOLOGIST-Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Full Time Position
0.5 Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
0.5 Division of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, a tertiary care pediatric hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, is seeking an individual with training in both pediatric hematology/oncology and hematopathology for a full-time faculty position. The successful applicant will hold a 0.5 FTE position in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and a 0.5 FTE position in the Division of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine. The start date will be mutually agreed upon.

Located within the heart of Ottawa, The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa are pediatric health and research centres that provide outstanding family-centred patient care, pioneer breakthrough research, and train the health care professionals of tomorrow. The Division of Hematology/Oncology serves as the sole provider of pediatric oncology and hematology services for Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec, a population of approximately 2.1 million, and also serves as the referral center for patients from Northern Ontario and Nunavut. The Division of Hematology and  transfusion Medicine provides laboratory hematology and transfusion services to CHEO patients. With the implementation of the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) in 2013, pediatric hematology/transfusion laboratory expertise is shared with all 16-member hospitals in the region.

The successful candidate will join 6.8 FTE Hematologists/Oncologists in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. Clinical duties will include both inpatient and outpatient hematology and oncology service. As part of the Division of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine at CHEO, the individual will provide coverage for both the clinical hematology and transfusion medicine laboratories. Duties include review and interpretation of pediatric peripheral blood, fluid, and marrow morphology, coagulation testing, hemoglobinopathy investigations, specialized hematology testing and transfusion medicine testing as well as administrative duties related to the laboratories. Both divisions are active in research and education, and the candidate is expected to contribute in both areas.

Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and be certified or eligible for certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or hold comparable qualifications. Additional training or experience in pediatric hematology and transfusion-related laboratory medicine is required. Certification in Hematological Pathology, or equivalent qualifications, is preferred. Fluency in both English and French would be an advantage. The successful applicant will join an academic alternate funding plan. Faculty rank will be dependent on qualifications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. CHEO is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified men and women, including aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Applications will be accepted until May 31st 2016 or until the position is filled.

Interested individuals may apply via mail or e-mail, sending a cover letter, formal curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

Dr. Donna Johnston, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, djohnston@cheo.on.ca

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