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Locum Hematologist – Markham Stouffville Hospital

Markham Stouffville Hospital

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted July 28, 2022.

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community health systems providing high quality, patient-centred care to more than 474,000 patients each year at three locations: Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), Uxbridge Hospital (UXB), and  Reactivation Care Centre (RCC). We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services and are proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team. Our staff, physicians and volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to our communities.

We are currently seeking a Locum Staff Hematologist proficient in both malignant and benign hematology to cover an expected 12-month leave of absence starting in late August 2022. The start date is negotiable but it will affect the total length of the coverage. Expressions of interest and CVs will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for coverage of a partial malignant hematology practice with 1.0 AFP funding. Clinics are very well supported by nurse practitioners, pharmacists, drug navigator and allied health (social work, dieticians). We also have dedicated outpatient palliative care clinic and community palliative care team that assists with patient care. Interdisciplinary care is shared with tertiary care facilities, in addition to regional cancer centers offering radiation. Multidisciplinary tumour boards are held biweekly in conjunction with Southlake Regional Care Centre.

The Locum will also be covering a partial benign hematology practice within the hospital clinic that is fully supported including secretaries and clinic nurses, with no overhead costs. Bone marrow biopsies and treatments such as IV iron, phlebotomies, etc are all coordinated in our Medical Day Unit.

Hematology on-call responsibilities are shared with another hematologist. On-call duties would include seeing new hematology referrals for patients admitted to hospital or the emergency department. Support is provided to patients admitted to Uxbridge Hospital via consultations (telemedicine) and telephone advice.  There is no expectation of Internal Medicine call.   

Qualifications/Experience:

  • An independent license or eligibility for an independent license from the College of Physicians and Surgeon of Ontario  
  • Hematology subspecialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent qualifications

 

Interested and qualified physicians are encouraged to submit an expression of interest and current Curriculum Vitae as soon as possible with an expected start date in August 2022. Submissions can be sent to:

 

Dr. Anand Doobay, Chief of Medicine, care of:

Trevor Whyte, Manager, Medical Administration

T: 416.721.2894 | E: trwhyte@msh.on.ca

 

Oak Valley Health thanks all qualified physicians for their submissions however only selected candidates who qualify will be contacted to attend a pre-application interview. All appointments are subject to an Impact Analysis and Board approval. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.