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JOB POSTING: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology physician at Montreal Children’s Hospital

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology of the Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre is seeking a full-time clinician for an academic appointment commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The individual would become part of an experienced and cohesive group caring for a broad range of patients within the specialty. An interest in malignant hematology/oncology is preferred and a record of clinical research would be an asset. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology and be board certified or eligible by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. Due to regulations of the Collège des Médecins du Québec candidates who completed their medical school training outside of North America, France, or Belgium will not be considered. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The MUHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences including aboriginal people, visible minorities, and those with disabilities.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. David Mitchell
Division Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Montreal Children’s Hospital
Email: david.mitchell@mcgill.ca
1001 Blvd Décarie, Room B05.2024
Montréal, Québec, Canada H4A 3J1


About the Division and Montreal Children’s Hospital

The MCH is a full service academic pediatric hospital that has had international influence in the care of children for over 110 years. In 2015 it relocated to a brand new and very unique facility that is comprised of separate pediatric and adult hospitals, a Shriners Hospital, cancer centre, and basic research institute on one site. Collaboration between all clinical and research sectors is facilitated with all buildings being attached. The division of hematology/oncology is located within the pediatric hospital with dedicated and adjacent inpatient and outpatient units. The division sees 90-100 new oncology cases annually and a full range of benign hematology patients including 200 with sickle cell disease. Within the division there is particular expertise in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, hemostasis, thrombosis, hemoglobinopathies, long term follow-up, neuro-oncology, and cancer genetics and we are very active in clinical, basic, and translational research.

About Montreal

Greater Montreal is a city of 4 million people with a very multicultural and cosmopolitan flavor. French and English are the dominant languages and ability to communicate in both would be an asset. It is renowned for its summer festivals, excellent selection of restaurants, proximity to world class skiing, and the opportunity for a high standard of living with the cost of real estate considerably lower than many other major metropolitan areas in Canada and United States.

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JOB POSTING at the UofA with partner organization Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) – Knowledge Broker (bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant discipline required; apply by June 20)

Dear Alberta Based SKIP Partners and Friends:

We have a full-time Solutions for Kids in Pain (SKIP) Knowledge Broker position based at Stollery Children’s/University of Alberta, supervised by our amazing Edmonton-based SKIP Hub lead Dr. Samina Ali.  The posting ends June 20th.  Can you help us spread the word? This is a great employment opportunity for the right person!

A minimum of Bachelor’s Level education in a relevant discipline (e.g., science, health administration, communication, or equivalent); Master’s degree preferred

Complete position description can be found at:

https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/S100839204/

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/skip-knowledge-broker-edmonton-at-university-of-alberta-1320660364/

JOB POSTING: Clinical Research Coordinator – Nurse at Montreal Children’s Hospital

Please see the complete job posting at: https://cusm.njoyn.com/cl3/xweb/Xweb.asp?tbtoken=ZVpaRB4XCG1xZXN0TVVUCCNLAxdEcCJZAUhZVFEJExEpKjZvKEITdWAGdwkbURBQTXIqWA%3D%3D&chk=dFlbQBJe&CLID=55242&page=jobdetails&JobID=J0519-1247&brid=20082&lang=1

RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE MUHC

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Position summary

The MUHC Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research Program aims to promote and improve the health of children and young adults diagnosed with cancer or hematological disorders. We support and conduct research and research training in health and illness with the goal of facilitating the development and implementation of clinical trials, biobanks, cancer control, and nurse-initiated studies and protocols. Ongoing efforts to strengthen the interdisciplinary aspects of research are a priority for us. 

The purpose of this job is to initiate and coordinate clinical trials according to regulatory and institutional guidelines and requirements, register eligible participants, manage the studies, extract, compile and submit data, monitor study compliance, monitor and maintain on-going regulatory requirements, provide information and feedback on designated clinical trial studies. 

Education / Experience
  • Work experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in clinical research. Certified Clinical Research Professional (through SoCRA or ACRP or equivalent organization) preferred,
  • Education: Minimum of a DEC in nursing (Registered Nurse), 
  • Good standing with the OIIQ,
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English, spoken and written,
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize complex material clearly,
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills,
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and autonomously,
  • Exceptional organizational skills, meticulous and detail-oriented,
  • Motivated and enthusiastic,
  • Able to work in an environment with children and young adults with cancer,
  • Comprehensively use computer software and technology

JOB POSTING: Healthcare Analyst at the PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY GROUP OF ONTARIO (POGO) [competition closed 10-June-2019]

Download the complete job posting at: https://www.pogo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Job-Posting-Healthcare-Analyst-May-2019.pdf

The Healthcare Analyst at POGO will have strong analytic skills to solve complex data problems using SAS (Statistical Analysis System), excellent research skills, and strong project management skills to support health analytics, policy and program development and health system quality monitoring and surveillance. POGO provides a stimulating work environment for inter-institutional, multidisciplinary and multidimensional policy development. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the implementation of POGO’s System Quality Indicator Initiative and other key projects to enable health system evidence-based decision making and planning integral to POGO strategic objectives. Reporting to the Senior Healthcare Analyst & Project Manager, the Healthcare Analyst will work closely with POGO Clinical/Executive Leads, program managers and staff members.

Abbreviated Candidate Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology (preferred), Public Health, Health Sciences, Health Research Methodology or recognized equivalent
  • 3-5 years of practical and related work experience in applying relevant methods and population-based data analyses to answer complex health questions and/or support health policy development
  • Experience in health system planning and/or decision support is an asset

JOB POSTING: Manager, Clinical Trials and Clinical Informatics in the department of hematology/oncology at Sick Kids

INTERNAL candidates apply here. Full job posting for EXTERNAL candidates below can be found at https://career.sickkids.ca:8001/psc/CRPRD/CAREER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=11049&PostingSeq=1

Are you a strategic and visionary leader who is passionate about improving efficiencies, enhancing workflow, and advancing patient care? Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your clinical, informatics and/or clinical trials expertise to develop ways to enhance clinical trials, research and informatics?

Sick Kids is looking for a Manager to lead all aspects of the Clinical Trials and Clinical Informatics program and to develop and maintain relationships across the program. In this role, you will work closely with the unit medical director and divisional director to ensure achievement of strategic goals as they relate to decision-making, implementation, ongoing evaluation and maintenance of technologies and clinical information systems used throughout the Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant/Cellular Therapy program. You will have the opportunity to recognize and implement workflow process improvements involving informatics and you will develop, communicate and implement a strategic plan for the ongoing development and growth of the clinical trials program.

Abbreviated candidate education/experience (see posting for complete list):
  • Post secondary degree in a health/research related field.
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP); strongly preferred
  • 3-5+ years of formal people management experience.
  • 3-5+ years experience with Clinical Informatics and/or Clinical Trials is a strong asset.
  • 3-5+ years of Clinical experience within Hematology, Oncology and BMT/CT is a strong asset
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent working knowledge of clinical informatics systems and workflow processes/improvements and/or of Clinical Trials Research.
  • Experience in leading, managing clinical trials in an hospital academic institution is preferred

JOB POSTING: PT Oncology CRA Tech 3 at BC Childrens (closes 03-June)

For a full job description and to apply, go to: www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/33837

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.

Qualifications–selected (see posting for full list)
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or Graduation from a technical college or institute.
  • Health Information Technologist/Health Information Management Diploma or unit clerk certificate (preferred).
  • Certified member of SoCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and patient record systems required.
  • Experience in an oncology setting preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Pediatric oncology an asset.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Faculty Position, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia are inviting applications to fill a full-time (1.0 FTE) clinical faculty position in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics.   

The IWK Health Centre http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/ is an academic tertiary care pediatric and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral centre for the Maritime Provinces. The candidate will add to a dynamic and academically highly productive group of 5 collegial pediatric hematologists/oncologists.  The primary appointment will be clinical with duties in pediatric hematology and oncology.  Candidates with expertise in, and passion for, leukemia and hematological malignancies will be given priority. Teaching and research FTE is negotiable based on expertise and interest. 

Qualifications must include an MD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university and eligibility for certification in pediatric hematology/oncology or equivalent experience.   Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is essential.   

The Division, based within the Department of Pediatrics, is very active in clinical care and clinical research, and has strong representation at a national and international level, and in university and community teaching.  The IWK is a Children’s Oncology Group accredited centre and works in conjunction with an excellent interdisciplinary team, sharing care with community pediatric teams, to serve approximately 55 new oncology and 80-100 new hematology patients diagnosed each year from across the Maritime Provinces, many with challenging diagnostic and management problems. 

Dalhousie University <http://www.dal.ca/> is located in Halifax <http://www.halifaxinfo.com/>, a cosmopolitan port city and the capital of Nova Scotia <http://www.novascotia.com/>.  Halifax is alive with culture and heritage and embraced by the Atlantic Ocean.

Qualified applicants will be appointed at an academic professorial level commensurate with their experience and qualifications within the Dalhousie University Department of Pediatrics.  Cross-appointment to relevant Departments is possible for interested candidates. 

 The application deadline is 7 August 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.  

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a statement of academic interests and three confidential letters of reference (two of which must be academic) forwarded under separate cover from the referee.  A complete application also includes a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid

Applications should be forwarded to:

Conrad Fernandez, MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
5850 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8
Phone: 902-470-7290/Fax: 902-470-7216
Email: conrad.fernandez@iwk.nshealth.ca

or 

Jennifer Curran ( Administrative Assistant )
Phone:  902-470-8048/Fax 902-470-7216
Email:  Jennifer.Curran@iwk.nshealth.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.   All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

JOB POSTING: Lead Clinical Research Associate (Hem/Onc/BMT) at BC Children’s Hospital

See the complete job posting at the link below for required qualifications, supervision given/received, a detailed job description, and other important details.

www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/33494

Job Summary

This position will support clinical trials and research activities conducted by the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program (MC3RP) within the Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC’s Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant (Hem/Onc/BMT) and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. The MC3RP supports approximately 100 active clinical research studies for children and young adults in British Columbia with cancer and blood disorders. These studies include, but are not limited to, research on active treatment, supportive care, and the long-term effects of cancer related illnesses, cellular transplant, and blood disorders therapy. The MC3RP has a number of research affiliations that include the CureWorks, Transplantation and Cellular Therapeutics (TRACE), Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (PedCITN), The Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN), Industry Sponsors, Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia and Lymphoma (TACL), Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) Children’s Oncology Group, the C17 Council for Childhood Cancers and Blood Disorders, Precision Oncology For Young people (PROFYLE,) Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG), Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC), Centre for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Canadian Bone Marrow Transplantation Group (CBMTG) as well as investigator-initiated research. Expansion beyond the existing relationships is ongoing.

Acting as the Lead Clinical Research Associate (CRA) for the cellular therapeutics and blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) research program, the individual will support the program’s research activities, will be accountable for the development and startup of clinical protocols within the allocated budget, personnel resources and timelines, and will bring operational knowledge to the translation of clinical research ideas into practice. The individual will be the primary liaison for CureWorks, PedCITN, CBMTG, and PBMTC studies, will initiate and manage the execution of clinical trials, and provide support to the entire MC3RP unit.

Work Performed

Manages and coordinates activities involved in UBC.CW Research Ethics Board (REB) applications, contracts, finance, regulatory, departmental approvals, initiation and conduct of primarily but not limited to cellular therapy and bone marrow transplant clinical research studies with planned expansion into other programs of research within the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program:

JOB POSTING: Full-time pediatric hematologist at Alberta Children’s Hospital [closes April 30th]

Specialty: Hematology
Type: Full Time Practice FTE: 1.0
Location: Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary
Posting #: 4579
Date Posted: 2019-03-21
Closed Date: 2019-04-30 Time: 23:59
Position Starts: 2019-07-01

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology, is seeking a pediatric hematologist at the clinical assistant/associate professor level to join a Section of 4 academic colleagues. The position is currently supported as 1.0 FTE with 70% clinical activity and there will be 30% protected time for scholarly activity in research and/or education. The successful candidate will provide clinical expertise across the full spectrum of benign pediatric hematology in both inpatient and outpatient settings; however, additional training and/or demonstrated clinical focus in pediatric hemoglobinopathies or hemostasis/thrombosis is a decided asset as it would complement the existing areas of focus within the group.

The Section of Pediatric Hematology also works closely with colleagues in the Section of Pediatric Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation and Pediatric Immunology. We are a regional bone marrow transplant centre.
The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the rapidly growing Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at http://www.ucalgary.ca/paed for more information about the Department, its faculty, services and accomplishments.

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan municipality with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system (both public and private), a vibrant international cultural scene, with proximity (<1 hour) to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise, etc.). The city is beautifully laid out with rivers, parks and other recreational areas. There are plentiful opportunities for delving into the arts, music and sports. Many attributes contribute to an overall outstanding quality of life.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Qualifications include certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and candidates must be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
  • Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Mark.Anselmo@ahs.ca by 30-Apr-2019. Phone: 403-955-7802 Fax: 403-955-3065

Online job posting: http://www.doctorjobsalberta.com/Jobs.Calgary.Pediatric-Hematologist.4579.aspx

JOB POSTING: Assistant/Associate Professor with clinical activities focused as a Pediatric Hematologist at the Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta [closes 03-May-2019]

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor with clinical activities focused as a Pediatric Hematologist within the Division of Pediatric Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care and Environmental Health (iHOPE) in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join ten academic pediatric hematologists/oncologists within the division providing a full spectrum of clinical hematology services. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the applicant, this position will be comprised of clinical service (50-65%) with the remainder of time allocated to academic pursuits: either teaching and/or research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty members.

Interested applicants, must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes).

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to Dr. Bev Wilson, on or before May 3, 2019.

Dr. Bev Wilson
Clinical Professor and Division Director
Pediatric Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care and
Environmental Health (iHOPE)
Room, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Ph: 780-248-5525
Fax: 1-888-775-9068
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.