The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (DGLDUHC) in Moncton, New Brunswick, is seeking to recruit a full-time medical oncologist . The DGLDUHC is a level 3 trauma centre and medical training centre affiliated with the Université de Sherbrooke.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing services worthy of the medical oncologist profession within the Vitalité Health network. The candidate is expected to participate in tele-oncology for follow-up of satellite clinics, teaching students and residents in medicine as well as research.
Overview of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre—The Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (DGLDUHC), located in the heart of the City of Moncton, is the lead facility of the Beauséjour Zone (Kent and Southeastern New Brunswick region) of Vitalité Health Network. This 302-bed hospital provides primary, specialized, and tertiary (more complex) care using cutting-edge technology. It has over 240 physicians, 2,000 employees and 315 volunteers. It provides services in both official languages. The DGLDUHC serves patients from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. The DGLDUHC is a provincial referral centre for its highly specialized services. As a teaching and research hospital, it maintains close ties with a number of the country’s universities and colleges.
Overview of the Regional Health Authority—Vitalité Health Network is one of New Brunswick’s two regional health authorities. The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and provides services in nearly 70 sites and points of service throughout four health zones covering all of the northern region and part of the southeastern region of the province. Services and care are provided in the official language chosen by the patient and are available at home, in the community, or in a facility, according to needs. The range of services includes disease prevention and health promotion, treatment of illness, rehabilitation, home care and palliative care. To provide a broader range of health care services in addition to those provided by hospitals, the Network also provides public health services, community mental health and addiction services, community mental health centres, the Extra-Mural Program, and veterans’ centres. The Network is also active in the training and research fields, which helps in keeping employees’ skills up-to-date and facilitating succession planning. More information is available on the Network’s website at www.vitalitenb.ca.
• Based on the agreement set by the department head. It is permanent full-time position.
• On-call service in the evening and on weekends shared by the department members.
NATURE OF THE WORK:
The position includes professional medical work performed by a licensed specialist (holding specialist licensure recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick). A licensed specialist enjoys great clinical independence in the diagnosis, care and treatment of medical problems within their field of specialization. Their clinical work and performance may be monitored and evaluated by the department/division/service and/or clinical program to which they belong. Their work may also be monitored by the Local and/or Regional Chief of Staff and the Medical Director responsible for their area within the Regional Health Authority (RHA). The physician will abide by the RHA’s By-Laws and policies.
The candidate will be remunerated on a salaried model based on qualifications and experience with benefits
• Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) in oncology;
• Degree from a recognized medical school and postgraduate university degree in the field of specialization;
• Eligibility to obtain a licence to practise medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick. To contact the College, visit its website at www.cpsnb.org/;
• Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.
EXPECTED START DATE:
As soon as possible.
• Moving expense allowance;
• Teaching opportunity as part of the Francophone family physician training program as a professor affiliated with Université de Sherbrooke www.umoncton.ca.
INFORMATION ON THE COMMUNITY:
The Greater Moncton area has a population of over 138,000. The city is ranked among the best Canadian cities with respect to quality of community life. It also appears on the list of top 10 most affordable cities in North America, the only one in Canada. The Moncton region is teeming with educational, cultural and recreational opportunities, including easy access to beaches on the temperate waters of the Northumberland Strait and the picturesque Bay of Fundy. An officially bilingual city, it offers training opportunities in both official languages. Visit the city's website at www.moncton.ca.