The Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre is seeking a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist physician for all or part of a 6 month block between 1st January and 30 June 2018. This position may be shared and may lead to a permanent position.
The successful physician will join a team of five Pediatric Hematology/Oncology specialists in providing clinical and clinical teaching services. The service is supported by excellent hemato-and anatomic pathology laboratories and is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group and has a number of additional developmental therapeutics liaisons. An interest in neuro-oncology is preferred although not required.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology is located at the IWK Health Centre, a tertiary pediatric and women’s Health Centre. We serve a population of approximately 1.8 million people from the three Maritime Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Applicants must have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have completed, or be eligible for, the College’s examination for a Certificate in Special Competence in Pediatric Hematology Oncology. Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is required.
A covering letter and curriculum vitae, along with the names of three referees (2 academic), should be directed to:
Conrad Fernandez MD, FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics
The IWK Health Centre is an academic tertiary care, pediatric and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral centre for the Maritime Provinces. Halifax is a cosmopolitan port city and the capital of Nova Scotia . Halifax is alive with culture and heritage and embraced by the Atlantic Ocean with a terrific access to outdoor life.