Brightshores Health System (Brightshores) Cancer Centre is seeking a permanent full time board-certified Medical Oncologist to join our existing team of two Medical Oncologists/Hematologists and experienced Nurse Practitioner. Seeking candidates who can provide medical staff leadership to the Division of Medical Oncology, supporting future growth and program development in collaboration with program leadership.

Brightshores Health System https://www.brightshores.ca

Brightshores operates six hospitals in the Grey Bruce region with its Level 2 regional referral hospital located in the City of Owen Sound.  A full range of specialty services are offered through the Departments of Anaesthesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Hospitalist Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery (ENT, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Urology). Thriving rural hospitals are located in the communities of Lion’s Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton, servicing a range of ambulatory, in-patient and emergency needs.

Service Delivery

The Brightshores Cancer Centre is a well-integrated and highly regarded cancer center in Ontario. It provides cancer care to a population of over 170,000 residents of Grey Bruce. Disease sites cared for at Brightshores include breast, lung, GI, GU, Gyne, skin, neuroendocrine tumor and hematologic malignancies as well as benign diagnoses. The medical oncology program is well established, with trained staff and collaborative allied healthcare professionals, including social workers, dietician and drug access navigator. On-site, the Chemo Suite has 16 chairs that provide infusion and advanced treatments with experienced staff. An excellent palliative care team, including two palliative care physicians who provide consultative care, further support Brightshores’s Cancer patients, along with two dedicated pharmacists. Brightshores also provides a Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP) for thoracic and GU malignancies. Tertiary partners for the Brightshores Cancer Centre are based in London, Ontario. Brightshores is a strong supporter of medical education with various medical student and resident placements rotating through the Oncology program.


Interested candidates must hold applicable FRCPC designation.

Independent license to practice in Ontario (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) and valid malpractice insurance.

Successful candidates will demonstrate integrity, an openness to collaborate and a commitment to service excellence and quality care.

Division Head/medical leadership experience preferred.


Provincial Alternate Funding Plan Agreement for Oncologists, plus attractive relocation, recruitment incentives and leadership stipend.

Community Information

The Grey Bruce area is known for its scenic beauty overlooking Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, yet is only two hours from Pearson International Airport. Working in Owen Sound will afford you an inviting lifestyle that includes all season recreational activities, a thriving arts community and excellent schools.

Submit your CV and/or expression of interest to nsmit@gbhs.on.ca

Useful links

Grey County https://www.visitgrey.ca/

Owen Sound https://www.owensound.ca/en/exploring/exploring.aspx

Learn more about why physicians choose to work at Brightshores: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfht-cMoWd8.

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