Quinte Health Care (QHC), Belleville General Site, Belleville Ontario is seeking a medical oncologist. We are offering a fully funded position through the Ontario Medical Oncology Association. You will have the unique opportunity to work in a Community Hospital Ambulatory Oncology Clinic as well as a Regional Cancer Care Centre at the CCSEO. Your link to the CCSEO will also allow you to be involved in an academic cancer program with teaching and research opportunities in affiliation with Queen’s University.
At the Quinte Health Care Belleville site you will work in our new state of the art ambulatory oncology clinic which is currently being built. You will be surrounded by a staff of experienced nurses, pharmacists and our present resident medical oncologist. Our center offers access to a multidisciplinary environment with on site diagnostic services including MRI Imaging.
QHC catchment area extends through Hastings, Prince Edward and southeast Northumberland counties and it provides primary and secondary hospital services. Each QHC site is connected to and supports the others; all are focused on providing quality, family-centered care. Our acute care hospital sites are located in Bancroft, Belleville (where oncology services are provided), Picton and Quinte West – outlining 7,000 square kilometers of the most diverse and beautiful countryside in Ontario. From the lakes of Bancroft down to the wine country of Prince Edward County and through the Belleville/Quinte West/Brighton corridor, almost every lifestyle interest can be found within the communities served by QHC.
QHC is in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario and with the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario (CCSEO). Both centers are separated by a distance of 90km. The CCSEO is a comprehensive academic cancer program providing state-of-the-art care to over 500,000 residents within the area which includes radiation and systemic therapy, palliative medicine and supportive care and clinical trials. Strengths of the program include unique academic and research opportunities in affiliation with the Queen’s University Cancer Research Institute (Divisions of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Care and Epidemiology and Clinical Cancer Research), and with Cancer Care Ontario and affiliation with Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences School of Medicine. Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education is part of the centre’s activities.
This position offers you the best of both a community oncology clinic with a link with a Regional Cancer Center and affiliated University. The successful candidate will work within the QHC-Belleville site 4 days a week and the remainder at the SEOCC - thus experiencing diversity in practice and environment. Bridging both small town community clinic and larger University based Tertiary care hospital cancer center.
Qualified candidates are invited to forward curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to: Dr. N. Knarr, Medical Director of the Medicine & Critical Care Program for Quinte Health Care, 265 Dundas Street East, Belleville ON, K8N 5A9, Tel: (613) 969-7400 extension 2600. Fax: (613) 969-1451. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quinte Health Care & Queen’s University have an employment equity program, welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.