Medical Oncologist – LOCUM – July 1 – Oct 31, 2022

Specialty:Medical OncologyStatus:Full Time
Location:St. John’s
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



The Cancer Care Program of Eastern Health Eastern invites expressions of interest for a locum Medical Oncologist at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre at the Health Sciences Center for the period of July 1 to October 31, 2022.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). It employs over 13,000 employees, provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000 and is responsible for provincial tertiary health services.

The successful candidate will join nine other Medical Oncologists as a full time clinical equivalent and will be responsible for treating a variety of malignancies, inpatient and outpatient clinical consultation service, as well as on-call service. On-call coverage will consist of 4 weeks (one week per month) throughout the locum. Candidate will also be expected to participate in relevant peer review and multidisciplinary tumour boards.

The Dr H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre is a fully equipped full-service cancer centre servicing the entire province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The clinic operates in a paperless environment using Varian Aria ® software. The centre has active tumor boards for all major disease sites.

We are affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University and this position offers an opportunity to become involved with teaching and educational activities. We have an active clinical trials group that allows for participation in clinical studies and supports scholarly activity.


To be considered candidates must hold a Medical Degree, an FRCPC in Medical Oncology or equivalent, and be eligible for licensure in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. Clinical expertise in the management of non-gynecological solid tumour malignancies is essential. Working knowledge of Aria software would be considered an asset.

Dates:July 1 – Oct 31, 2022

Locum remuneration is based on the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association.

Other Information:

Why practice in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador? NL is Canada’s most easterly and unique province and offers an excellent quality of life. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historic sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming known for our humor, song, art and craftsmanship. To learn more visit

Contact Information:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites and

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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