05 Jan Hematologist: Benign Hematology Program – TOH and University of Ottawa, Ottawa
The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa
Benign Hematology Program
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine,
The Ottawa Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
The Division of Hematology (Ottawa Blood Disease Centre) at The Ottawa Hospital is experiencing significant clinical and academic growth. We are seeking a hematologist specializing in Benign Hematology to join in our expansion and to lead in clinical care, education and research as a full-time academic faculty member. The Ottawa Blood Disease Centre is a large group of 41 faculty that work within a group practice plan model within the University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital academic centre. The Division has three well-defined and successful clinical and research programs: Malignant Hematology, Thrombosis and Benign Hematology.
The benign hematology group with 11 faculty members includes dedicated programs in Apheresis, Hemostasis, Hemoglobinopathy, Transfusion Medicine, and General Hematology. The Ottawa Hospital has a large and well-supported Sickle cell and Hemoglobinopathy Program where physicians participate in a shared clinic structure supported by nursing, social work and dedicated clerical support. Our Apheresis Program oversees inpatient and outpatient apheresis services for hematological and non-hematological indications and has similar support staff and a dedicated treatment unit. Training opportunities may be available for early career hematologists or those considering expanding their scope of practice in these areas.
While applicants with a clinical focus in any part of benign or general hematology are invited to apply, we are especially seeking a hematologist interested in Sickle Cell Disease, Hemoglobinopathies and Apheresis Programs. The position available is for a full-time academic appointment within the Department of Medicine and The Ottawa Hospital. The successful candidate will be supported and mentored to pursue a mutually agreed area of clinical research or quality improvement that fits their interests.
Academically, the division of hematology supports undergraduate and postgraduate training, including subspecialty fellowship trainees in all three of our programs. The Division of Hematology and the University of Ottawa Department of Medicine support research through a Clinical Research Office, and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute houses experts in broad areas of clinical epidemiology, statistical support, transfusion medicine research, patient decision-making, and knowledge translation. The Department of Medicine supports clinical academic work through a competitive Academic Incentive Program.
The City of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.
- Academic area of interest that contributes to the mission of The Division of Hematology
- Eligible for licensure in Ontario.
- Bilingualism (French and English) an asset
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine is an equal-opportunity employer. While the ultimate selection of the successful candidate will be based on merit, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from women, members of visible (and non-visible) minorities, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities. As a bilingual institution in a francophone minority setting, we also encourage applications from French-speaking candidates. If you are invited to continue in the selection process, please notify us of any unique adaptive measures you may require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
The fee-for-service model (OHIP) is combined with the opportunity of time-protected awards for clinical teaching and the Department of Medicine academic incentive program (time-protected awards based on academic productivity). Additional retention and recruitment awards to support early academic goals may be available depending on the exact career path.
Please forward a letter outlining your interest in your position, your current CV and 3 references to:
Dr. Marc Carrier, Chief, TOH Division of Hematology and
Dr. Lisa Duffett, Program Lead Benign Hematology
The Ottawa Hospital / University of Ottawa
Box 201A, 501 Smyth Rd
Ottawa Ontario K1H 8L6
Application deadline: March 3, 2024
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