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Medical Oncologist

Health Sciences North
Come discover Sudbury’s exceptional quality of life, abundant lakes, and parklands!
Medical Oncologists practice under an Alternate Payment Plan and receive attractive incentives.
Closing date
Sep 28, 2022

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Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) is recruiting health care professionals who have a keen interest in affecting change within its dynamic health care system. As the tertiary care referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, HSN serves a catchment population of over 600,000 residents.


HSN’s Northeast Cancer Centre is currently seeking a permanent 0.7 FTE (with the possibility of increasing to 1.0 FTE) Medical Oncologist to join its Systemic Treatment Group in the Fall of 2022 or later. The collegial team of 11 Medical Oncologists/Haematologists, a group of 5 General Practitioners in Oncology, and 7 Radiation Oncologists, enjoys an active Clinical Research Department which provides ample opportunity for Clinical Trials participation, including the capability of performing clinical research in-house. 


As a large tertiary care provider, HSN serves as the regional resource and referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, serving over 600,000 residents. Its Northeast Cancer Centre is a modern, well-equipped facility integrated within a new state-of-the-art hospital and includes dedicated in-patient oncology/haematology and palliative care beds.  We are also provincial leaders in providing virtual care to patients from across the northeast.


 Candidates must have obtained specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be independently licensed or eligible for licensure in Ontario; qualified Academic or Pathway A/B physicians will also be considered on a case by case basis.  Ability to communicate in both English and French is also considered an asset.


All physicians are required to seek academic appointment at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available with HSN’s research institute, (HSNRI)


Come discover Sudbury’s exceptional quality of life, abundant lakes, parklands, and extensive recreational opportunities! Sudbury is a bilingual community, and offers a variety of excellent elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education institutions. Physicians who practice full –time in Sudbury are eligible for attractive financial incentives.


If you are currently practicing or within one year of graduating, and are interested in opportunities in Sudbury, the Ministry of Health’s Community Assessment Visit Program will cover travel and accommodation expenses for both you and your spouse to come explore the practice opportunity in Sudbury.


Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Jordan Herst, Head of Medical Oncology, by e-mail to


HSN thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 




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