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General Practitioner - Oncology

NL Health Services - 1,117 Jobs
Gander, NL
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General Practitioner Oncology (GPO)Two Full-Time Salaried Positions NL Health Services , Central Zone

About Us
NL Health Services, Eastern Zone offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. NL Health Services prides ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent, and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions.

Job Summary
NL Health Services Eastern zone invites expressions of interest for two General Practitioners Oncology (GPO) – Full-Time within the central site (Grand Falls and Gander) of the Cancer Care Program.
The Physician will work primarily in the outpatient cancer clinic and will be responsible for medical management of patients receiving cancer care. Hours of work are normally 0800-1700 but may vary according to patient care needs.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Function within the scope of practice of a General Practitioner in Oncology to provide service to the Cancer Care Program in the central health zone.
- Handling of urgent or emergent situations in the chemotherapy areas, such as hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapy
- Provide individualized direct and indirect patient care.
- Work Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day, usually between 800-1700, but may vary depending on patient needs.
- Use and regularly monitor a healthy authority email account.
- The GPO will also be encouraged to attend and participate in appropriate educational and academic activities within the Cancer Care Program, including Oncology Grand Rounds, and Cancer Tumour Board Rounds. Participation in continuing professional development is encouraged.

Eligible candidates must be able to obtain and maintain license to practice with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hours of work:
- 75 hours bi-weekly
- 0800-1700 hours - may vary according to patient needs or needs of the service to best utilize the time of the incumbent.

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in
Newfoundland and Labrador. Starting salary will be based on years of clinical experience.

- Study Leave;
- 20 days of Annual Leave;
- Family leave, 9 paid statutory days, compensatory leave, parental leave, education leave, study leave, and sick leave;
- Employer-sponsored RRSP; and Group Insurance benefits (Basic Group Life Insurance, including Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Supplementary Health Insurance-single (includes Group Travel Insurance and Vison Care) with optional additional group benefits;

Language: English

Incentives: Relocation coverage

Employer: NL Health Services
Contact Information: [email protected]
Competition closing date: Opened until Filled

All interested applicants should send curriculum vitae and names an email of three references to: Denise CoulombeEmail: [email protected]

For more information regarding NL Health Services Eastern zone 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.

Competition Number: 2024000442
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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