Medical Oncologist

The R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre (RSMDRCC) is seeking a permanent full-time Medical Oncologist to join the existing team of 11 medical oncologists and 6 hematologists.

RSMDRCC is a well-integrated highly regarded cancer centre in Ontario and provides comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer management to a population of approximately 1.6 million people. Our disease sites include gastrointestinal, lung, breast, gynecological, skin and genitourinary cancers, with plans for additional sites in the future. Our hematologists provide care for all hematological malignancies as well as benign diagnoses. In addition to the well-established medical oncology program, we also have a strong radiation program with 11 radiation oncologists providing SBRT, SRS external-beam radiotherapy, and brachytherapy. Our Centre hosts the Central East Thoracic surgical oncology program, and is a Gynecology Oncology Centre.

There is an active regional program and the successful candidate would be expected to provide onsite clinical service at oncology clinics situated in Oshawa and a peripheral clinic. Our peripheral clinics are located in Cobourg (Northumberland Hills Hospital) and Peterborough (Peterborough Regional Health Centre).  The successful candidate will mainly be based in our Oshawa clinic, and will primarily treat gastrointestinal cancer and genitourinary cancer. The medical oncology/hematology program actively participates in clinical trials as well as residency educational programs.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensing as a specialist in Ontario and have Canadian Certification in Medical Oncology at the time of appointment. Start time is flexible, between Jan 2022 and July 2022.


Lakeridge Health (, has everything you seek – in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario’s largest hospital networks and the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through our five hospital sites, in Ajax, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry and Whitby, and leading cancer, nephrology and mental health and addictions programs, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population.

Oshawa is located in Durham Region, an expanding community 50 km east of Toronto. It is the home of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), and is within easy reach of both fine countryside and Toronto’s cultural attractions.

Please forward a letter of interest, accompanied by an updated CV, to: Lakeridge Health (Attention: Dr. Peter Dixon), Medical Affairs Office, 1 Hospital Court, Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9. Tel: 905-576-8711 x33720. E-mail: Posting closes September 30, 2021.

In accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

LH will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact the Medical Affairs Office.