Medical Oncologist Locum

Date: Sep 26, 2023

Location: Halifax, NS, CA, B3H 0A1

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Requisition ID: 123820 

Opportunity Type: Locum 

Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 - 400,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternative Payment Plan 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:  

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives:  

Other Incentives:  

About the Opportunity

The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University / Nova Scotia Health seeks applications for a locum position as a Medical Oncologist in the Division of Medical Oncology at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Division of Medical Oncology is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine and provides systemic oncology care for the majority of mainland Nova Scotia as well as serving as a regional center of subspecialized expertise. In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research activities to facilitate rewarding and fulfilling career development.


Candidates must hold FRCPC (or equivalent) certification in Internal Medicine and subspecialty certification in Medical Oncology. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.


The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. Nova Scotia offers exceptional cultural and recreational opportunities in addition to an outstanding quality of life in all domains.


  • work to practice of scope

Expected Hours

  • full-time hours


Community Details

Halifax, the largest urban area in Atlantic Canada and Nova Scotia's capital city, sits in the center of Nova Scotia's east coast and is an important seaport that looks out over one of the world's largest natural harbors. Halifax is a perfect paradox. We are where land meets sea, old meets new, urban meets rural, and traditional meets trendy. We balance a relaxing pace with modern urban amenities and affordability with world class-experiences. We value our strong historical ties but drive to shake up the norm. This perfect balance makes Halifax one of the best places in the world to visit, no matter what a visitor is looking for: see for yourself in this video! Discover Halifax  Nature lovers will find sandy beaches, beautiful gardens, and hiking, birding, and beachcombing. Urbanites can enjoy the symphony, live theater, art galleries, and museums, along with a lively nightlife that includes brewpubs and a great culinary scene.

Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine. 


Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

Job Segment: Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical, Physician, Patient Care, Healthcare