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JOB POSTING: part-time Oncology CRA Tech 3 at BC Children’s Hospital

For complete information and to apply, go to:   www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/32694

Job Summary: To coordinate data collection and management for the local component of the national pediatric oncology surveillance program (CYP-C: Cancer in Young People in Canada). The project is supported by a grant from the Federal Public Health Agency of Canada. Data for children diagnosed in British Columbia prior to the start of the project will be obtained from medical records and entered into a national database. The RT3 works with physicians and staff in the Data Management office and Oncology clinic. The RT3’s office is located in the Shaughnessy Building.

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Career Opportunity: Director of Operations, Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP)

Dear Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) Partners and Supporters:

While the official NCE funding result/announcement is still confidential/under embargo, NCE has advised us that the embargo is not to interfere with network development, and so we have been given permission to post and advertise our Director of Operations position.

We were able to get SKIP officially incorporated as a not-for-profit organization (required by NCE) over the holidays, and our job posting is now live at: www.careerbeacon.com/en/job/1511632/solutions-for-kids-in-pain-skip/director-of-operations-full-time/halifax

We would appreciate your help in sharing this job posting within your networks – it is a full-time position, to be based at our SKIP Admin Centre in Halifax, ideal for an individual with management/operations expertise and experience/leadership in health research and/or care.

Thank you for helping us spread the word.

Christine & Doug
SKIP Co-Directors

JOB POSTING: Provincial Lead, Pediatric Oncology, Saskatchewan [closes 2-Dec-2018]

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency is seeking internal and external applications for a Provincial Lead, Pediatric Oncology to lead this important service, building on the existing program strengths and leveraging the exciting opportunities for patients and families as the province looks forward to the opening of the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital.

Preference will be given to applicants who are certified in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and additional certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, but equivalent qualifications may be considered.

While pediatric benign hematology is not currently within the scope of our Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program, a program review is currently underway, increased integration of these specialties is expected in the near future, and thus familiarity with this area of practice is considered an asset.

The targeted start date for this position is early 2019.

Successful applicants must be in good standing with their local regulatory bodies, and will need to be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. Please direct questions to Dr. Monica Behl, VP Medical Services & SMO, at Monica.Behl@saskcancer.ca. Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by December 2, 2018 to:

Carolyn Petersen

carolyn.petersen@saskcancer.ca
Physician Recruitment and Retention Consultant
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
130-1804 McOrmond Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada   S7S 0A6
Facsimile: 639-635-3002


The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency operates prevention and early detection programs, conducts innovative research and provides safe, patient and family-centred care at our two comprehensive cancer centres – the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

Saskatchewan is a growing and prosperous province. We have excellent education opportunities for young and old and we offer a rich cultural and recreational environment to suit families and independent living. Saskatchewan offers a world of endless possibilities.

JOB POSTING: Pediatric Oncologist for the Saskatoon Cancer Center, PERMANENT [closes 31-Dec-2018

The Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program is seeking applications for a Pediatric Oncologist for the Saskatoon Cancer Center, to be a part of a team of six dedicated colleagues across the province of Saskatchewan.  Successful applicants will report to the Provincial Lead, Pediatric Oncology.  All Oncologists receive an academic appointment in the Division of Oncology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.  Teaching and research responsibilities are an integral part of program activities.

Preference will be given to applicants who are certified in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and additional certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, but equivalent qualifications may be considered.

While pediatric benign hematology is not currently within the scope of our Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program, a program review is currently underway, increased integration of these specialties is expected in the near future, and thus currency of practice in this area is considered an asset.

Successful applicants must be in good standing with their local regulatory bodies, and   meet eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
A competitive compensation package is offered and will be commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $327,209 – $422,266 plus benefits.

Please direct questions to Dr. Chris Mpofu, Director, Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program at Chris.Mpofu@saskcancer.ca.  Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by December 31, 2018 to:

Carolyn Petersen

carolyn.petersen@saskcancer.ca
Physician Recruitment and Retention Consultant
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
130-1804 McOrmond Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada   S7S 0A6
Facsimile: 639-635-3002


The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency operates prevention and early detection programs, conducts innovative research and provides safe, patient and family-centred care at our two comprehensive cancer centres – the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

Saskatchewan is a growing and prosperous province. We have excellent education opportunities for young and old and we offer a rich cultural and recreational environment to suit families and independent living. Saskatchewan offers a world of endless possibilities.

JOB POSTING: Pediatric Oncologist for the Saskatoon Cancer Center, LOCUM [closes 31-Dec-2018

The Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program is seeking applications for a Pediatric Oncologist for the Saskatoon Cancer Center, to be a part of a team of six dedicated colleagues across the province of Saskatchewan.  Successful applicants will report to the Provincial Lead, Pediatric Oncology.  All Oncologists receive an academic appointment in the Division of Oncology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.  Teaching and research responsibilities are an integral part of program activities.

Preference will be given to applicants who are certified in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and additional certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, but equivalent qualifications may be considered.

While pediatric benign hematology is not currently within the scope of our Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program, a program review is currently underway, increased integration of these specialties is expected in the near future, and thus currency of practice in this area is considered an asset.

Successful applicants must be in good standing with their local regulatory bodies, and   meet eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
A competitive compensation package is offered and will be commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $327,209 – $422,266 plus benefits.

Please direct questions to Dr. Chris Mpofu, Director, Provincial Pediatric Oncology Program at Chris.Mpofu@saskcancer.ca.  Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by December 31, 2018 to:

Carolyn Petersen

carolyn.petersen@saskcancer.ca
Physician Recruitment and Retention Consultant
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
130-1804 McOrmond Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada   S7S 0A6
Facsimile: 639-635-3002


The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency operates prevention and early detection programs, conducts innovative research and provides safe, patient and family-centred care at our two comprehensive cancer centres – the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

Saskatchewan is a growing and prosperous province. We have excellent education opportunities for young and old and we offer a rich cultural and recreational environment to suit families and independent living. Saskatchewan offers a world of endless possibilities.

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Clinical Research Associate for CYP-C data entry, Hem/Onc/BMT at BC Children’s Hospital

UBC Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Hem/Onc/BMT at BC Children’s Hospital is looking for a Part-Time Clinical Research Associate (Tech 3) to coordinate data collection and management for the national pediatric oncology surveillance program (CYP-C: Cancer in Young People in Canada). Knowledge of medical terminology, experience with complex data abstraction and ability to work quickly and accurately is preferred. Job ID: 31719.

The job posting is available here: https://www.hr.ubc.ca/jobs/staff.php?job_id=31719

It will be posted for applications through the end of Nov 4, 2018 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

[JOB POSTING]: The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking two full-time academic physicians to join the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking two full-time academic physicians to join the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate evidence of clinical and research expertise in pediatric hematology/oncology. We are seeking one candidate with expertise in neuro-oncology and/or solid tumors and another with expertise in general hematology, thrombosis and hemoglobinopathy. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed additional fellowship training in these areas. They will share responsibilities in delivering the comprehensive clinical services provided by the Division and will participate in research and educational activities.

McMaster University is internationally recognized for innovations in medical education and pioneering biomedical, epidemiological and health systems research. Located in Hamilton, on the edge of Lake Ontario and the picturesque Niagara escarpment, McMaster Children’s Hospital is a tertiary referral centre serving a population of more than 2.3 million. The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is a full member of the Children’s Oncology Group. The Division currently has thirteen members (including three radiation oncologists and a research scientist). It is a research-intensive group; the successful candidates will be encouraged to develop a clinical investigative agenda as well as participate in educational activities within the undergraduate medical program and the Royal College accredited pediatric and pediatric hematology-oncology post-graduate training programs.

These positions will incorporate academic appointments appropriate to the qualifications and expertise of the applicants. We offer a collegial atmosphere, a unique academic environment, many research opportunities and the opportunity to work in a growing academic department with enthusiastic colleagues.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada – or – No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) in Pediatrics and Hematology/Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.
For more information on the Department of Pediatrics, visit www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Sheri Findlay, Acting Chair
c/o Jennifer Jenkins, Office of the Chair Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73141
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Fax: 905-570-8967
2100 Main Street West, HSC 3A Email: pedschr@mcmaster.ca
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

 

Employment Equity Statement: McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applicants from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext.

[JOB POSTING] Two locum Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist temporary full-time positions at BC Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

2 Locum Temporary Full Time Position(s)
Oct/Nov 2018 to Sept/Oct 2019
Competition #HEML-T1.0-14

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology, Bone and Marrow Transplantation has an outstanding locum opportunity for a Pediatric Hematologist- Oncologist to join our well established team at BCCH.

Responsibilities encompass patient care and teaching, Applicants must have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics, and will have completed a recognized training program in pediatric hematology/oncology. Applicants must be eligible for a specialist license, as determined by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
The anticipated start date is Oct/Nov 2018.
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Interested individuals should quote competition Competition # HEML-T1.0-14 and submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references as soon as possible to:

Caron Strahlendorf, MB.BCh., FCP, FRCPC
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
BC Children’s Hospital
Email: cstrahlendorf (at) cw.bc.ca

BCCH and the UBC Department of Pediatrics hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Canadian law requires that qualified Canadians and permanent residents will be given preference.


British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.
BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:

Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

The Oncology/Hematology/BMT program has relocated to the new Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC). The new inpatient unit features 27 single-patient rooms. The new outpatient unit features 23 single-patient rooms. The program sees 140 new oncology patients and 400 new hematology consultations per year, and performs 25 transplants annually. Additionally, the program is a funded member of the Children’s Oncology Group and has a highly productive research program with over 3 million dollars of grant funding per year.

 
Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, And Bone Marrow Transplantation
Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
Bc Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

JOB POSTING: Nurse Practitioner at IWK Pediatric Hematology/Oncology [closes 14-May-2018]

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Department/Program: Hem/Onc/Neph, Children’s Health Program
Type of Employment: Regular Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Req ID: 19906
Union Status: NSNU Nursing, Nursing Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $45.8417 $55.4696/hour
Posting Date: May 4, 2018
Closing Date: May 14, 2018 [11:59 pm]
Start Date: ASAP

The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.  We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of the Hematology/Oncology, Nephrology and Pediatric Advanced Care Team, the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner will function in an advanced practice role including the role components of clinician, educator, consultant and researcher. The Nurse Practitioner’s (NP) practice is based on in-depth knowledge of nursing and other sciences with emphasis on health assessment, diagnosis and management of illness. The focus of the NP’s practice will be on providing services to manage the health and needs of children and adolescents requiring hematological/oncological intervention and follow up. The NP works collaboratively with other health professionals to provide safe, competent and ethical nursing and inter-professional care. The Nurse Practitioner will work within an approved Collaborative Practice Agreement signed with the division of pediatric hematology oncology.

 

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner will have responsibilities that include:

  • Utilizing and demonstrating advanced knowledge and decision-making skills to conduct comprehensive assessments, diagnose and manage the clinical care of children requiring hematology/oncology care;
  • Practicing within an approved Collaborative Practice Agreement
  • Developing, promoting and maintaining an interdisciplinary collaboration in a team environment;
  • Working in partnership with nurses and other disciplines to provide holistic patient/family centred care and advance the practice of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing;
  • Participating in planning and implementing change related to clinical, educational and research issues;
  • Participating in policy and procedure development related to pediatric hematology/oncology;
  • Providing leadership and modelling of behavior related to nursing practice issues, through the role components of clinician, educator, consultant, and researcher;
  • Promoting communication among nursing and other health disciplines in the care of the patient and family in the  IWK Health Centre and in the community;
  • Dedication to continuing learning for self and team.

Hours of Work:  Mon – Fri (0800-1600)

 Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a graduate degree in nursing with a Nurse Practitioner component and the clinical specialty of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing or a recognized equivalent graduate program.
  • Graduate degree in Nursing with a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner focus required.
    Licensed or eligible for licensure by the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Current successful completion of CPR Level C Health Care Provider within the last 12 months required.
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology nursing required.
  • Certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology nursing(CPHON) preferred
    APHON Chemotherapy Biotherapy Provider Status required.
  • Demonstrates understanding of evidenced based practice and utilization of research in practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to work and practice autonomously.
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, including clinical judgment, problem solving skills and strong decision making ability.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates organizational, conceptual, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to constantly changing, unpredictable situations
  • Commitment to patient safety and continuous quality improvement
    Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred.

Thank you for your continued interest with the IWK Health Centre.

Please Note: Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

JOB POSTING: Le service d’Hématologie-Oncologie Pédiatrique du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, Département de Pédiatrie de l’Université de Montréal, recherche un clinicien ou clinicien-chercheur spécialiste en hématologie-oncologie, ayant suivi une formation spécialisée en thrombose pour un poste de Professeur Adjoint ou Agrégé de clinique

English text follows

La personne recrutée participera à toutes les activités  cliniques d’hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique  du  service. Ses activités cliniques, d’enseignement, de recherche et de gestion seront particulièrement  orientées vers la thrombose. Une collaboration très étroite est particulièrement attendue avec les autres médecins du service experts en hémostase et thrombose.

 Les personnes intéressées doivent :

  • détenir un diplôme de docteur en médecine,
  • détenir un certificat de spécialiste en hématologie ou hématologie-oncologie,
  • avoir complété une formation complémentaire en thrombose au moment de leur intégration
  • faire preuve de leadership
  • et avoir un fort esprit d’équipe.

Une formation spécialisée en hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique n’est pas requise pour appliquer  à ce poste, mais sera considéré comme un atout important. De même, une formation en laboratoire de coagulation sera considérée comme un atout très important.

La maîtrise de la langue française est nécessaire aux activités cliniques et de gestion.

Les candidatures seront étudiées attentivement, même si le candidat n’est pas disponible dans les  prochains mois. Les candidatures ayant besoin d’entreprendre une formation complémentaire seront également étudiées attentivement.

Les personnes intéressées  peuvent prendre contact avec l’un des co-chefs de service d’hématologie-oncologie du CHU Sainte-Justine :

Yves Pastore Yves.pastore@umontreal.ca   ou,

Michel Duval Michel.duval@umontreal.ca

CHU Sainte-Justine
Service d’Hématologie-Oncologie
3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine Montréal (QC)
H3T1C5
Tel : 514 v345 4931, poste 4870
514-345-4639


The CHU Sainte-Justine Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Université de  Montréal, is seeking to recruit a clinician, clinician-investigator or  clinician scientist  specialized in thrombosis  for a position of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The recruit will participate to all clinical care activities in Hemato-Oncology in children and pregnant women. Clinical, research and teaching and management activity will be particularly oriented toward thrombosis.  Very close collaboration is expected will the other physicians of the division specialized in thrombosis and hemostasis.

Interested applicants, including clinician-investigators and clinician-scientists, must

  • hold an MD
  • hold a certificate of specialist in hematology or hematology-oncology
  • have completed a full training in thrombosis at the time of their recruitment
  • have strong leadership capability
  • and a very good team spirit

A specialization in pediatric hematology-oncology is not required but will be  considered a strong asset. A  training in coagulation diagnostic laboratory will also be considered as a strong asset.

Working knowledge of French language is needed for the clinical and administrative activities.

All applications will be studied thoroughly, even if the applicant is not available in the coming months. Applicants needing to begin a complementary training will also be seriously considered.

Please contact one of the Division co-chairs :

Yves Pastore Yves.pastore@umontreal.ca   or,

Michel Duval Michel.duval@umontreal.ca

CHU Sainte-Justine
Service d’Hématologie-Oncologie
3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine Montréal (QC)
H3T1C5
Tel : 514 v345 4931, poste 4870
514-345-4639