The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking a locum tenens for all or part of a block up to 6 months between 1 February 2020 and 20 July 2020.
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 primary role of the locum will be in clinical with duties in pediatric hematology and oncology. Teaching would be a minor component of the role primarily focused on trainees rotating through the service. There are no expectations for research or administrative responsibilities.
The successful physician will join a team of five Pediatric Hematology/Oncology specialists. The service is supported by excellent hemato-and anatomic pathology laboratories and is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group. We work 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.
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
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.
Internal Number: 11548
About IWK Health Centre
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.